FCM introduces Seeqa
Friday, February 23, 2018
Global travel management company, FCM Travel Solutions is launching a powerful and progressive new online booking solution, Seeqa.

Seeqa gives travellers and bookers access to unparalleled travel options and functionality as it aggregates GDS, non-GDS and FCM's proprietary content within one business travel eco-system.

Built on the Amadeus cytric platform, Seeqa allows FCM to develop an exclusive roadmap for the platform's capabilities that includes integrating FCM's own technology ... Read more
Voyage d’affaires : quelle place pour l’intelligence artificielle ?
Friday, February 23, 2018
Carlson Wagonlit Travel a organisé, mardi 13 février 2018, son premier CWT Digital Campus. L'occasion d'échanger sur les grandes tendances et enjeux technologiques du voyage d'affaires, avec des acteurs clés de l'industrie du business travel et de son écosystème.

Bot, machine learning, etc l'intelligence artificielle a déjà commencé à s'intégrer à l'industrie du voyage.
POUR ENERIC LOPEZ, STRATEGY DIRECTOR CHEZ MICROSOFT, ELLE PERMET D'AMPLIFIER L'INGéNIOSITé HUMAINE. On va pouvoir ... Read more
RoomIt by CWT récompense les collaborateurs qui suivent la politique voyages
Thursday, February 22, 2018
ROOMIT BY CWT LANCE LE PROGRAMME ROOMIT LOYALTY BOOSTER. LE DISPOSITIF RéCOMPENSE LES VOYAGEURS D\'AFFAIRES QUI SUIVENT LA POLITIQUE DE LEUR ENTREPRISE AVEC DES POINTS OU MILES ADDITIONNELS.

RoomIt by CWT propose le programme de récompense RoomIt Loyalty Booster. David Falter, président de la division de distribution htelière de Carlson Wagonlit Travel, explique : "Au lieu de pénaliser les voyageurs d'affaires qui ne suivent pas les consignes, nous adoptons une approche différente qui est ... Read more
Why more business travelers are leaving cash behind
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Cash is going out of business. Alternative payments are taking over the world with some already comfortable with touchless payments, invisible payments and mobile wallets [1] as part of their everyday shopping habit.

Now, Barclaycard says this trend is spilling over to the business travel space. As the popularity of bleisure grows, consumer habits are infiltrating the corporate travel space.

Barclaycard conducted a survey of 250 travel decision-makers to explore this shift in greater ... Read more
New report: Low-risk, high-return traveler demand strategies
Friday, February 16, 2018
New report: Low-risk, high-return traveler demand strategies

A new report from Advito, with insights from LinkedIn's travel team, offers innovative, yet practical approaches to managing traveler demand. Download _Achieving Breakthrough Savings with Traveler Demand and Behavior Strategies [1]_ to learn how to:

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Make low-risk travel program investments with high returns on program performance * Increase traveler engagement, compliance and satisfaction
* Improve supplier ... Read more
Norwegian expands and targets business travellers
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Norwegian has announced its plans to further expand from the UK to long-haul destinations, and is focussing on targeting business travellers. The airline said that investing in enhancements to its long-haul services "will provide a stronger proposition to business passengers."

Norwegian is adding 21 more Premium seats to its B787 Dreamliners, with lounge access included with Premium tickets. It also intends to increase frequency on key routes from Gatwick to give business customers more ... Read more
FCM Travel Solutions : livre blanc sur le voyageur d'affaires face au choc culturel
Monday, February 12, 2018
FCM TRAVEL SOLUTIONS A PUBLIé UN LIVRE BLANC SUR LE VOYAGEUR D\'AFFAIRES FACE AU CHOC CULTUREL. COMMENT SE COMPORTER LORS D\'UNE RENCONTRE, QUELLES SONT LES RèGLES à RESPECTER ET LES TRADITIONS SELON LES PAYS, LE DOCUMENT DONNE QUELQUES CLéS POUR éVITER LES FAUX PAS.

EN CE DéBUT D\'ANNéE 2018, FCM TRAVEL SOLUTIONS A PUBLIé UN LIVRE BLANC [1] SUR LE THèME : LE VOYAGEUR D\'AFFAIRES FACE AU CHOC CULTUREL.
"LA PERCEPTION ET L\'ADAPTATION AUX MULTIPLES CULTURES BUSINESS à TRAVERS LE MONDE ... Read more
American Express GBT Deal Means More Mergers Will Be Coming
Monday, February 12, 2018
The corporate travel ecosystem soon will have a new juggernaut.

As reported last week, American Express Global Business Travel will acquire Hogg Robinson Group's travel management division, HRG, for up to $575 million (£411 million) [1] American Express Global Business Travelin a cash transaction expected to close in the second quarter, pending shareholder and regulatory approval.

Hogg Robinson Group is selling off its financial technology and software-as-a-service division Fraedom to ... Read more
American Express GBT devient le leader mondial du voyage d’affaire
Monday, February 12, 2018
Les fusions sont inévitables dans le voyage d'affaires. Aujourd'hui c'est American Express GBT qui devrait prendre la première place du classement mondial.

UNE BONNE AFFAIRE POUR LES ACTIONNAIRES DE HOGG ROBINSON

David Radcliffe, directeur général, de HRG, a déclaré : _Cette transaction représente une bonne affaire pour les actionnaires et les parties prenantes_ . L'acquisition est conditionnée à la réception des approbations antitrust et réglementaires et devrait être finalisée au ... Read more
BCD Travel Opens Its Platform for Simpler Integration With Startups
Monday, February 12, 2018
The dream of an App Store-like solution for travel managers isn't here yet.

But BCD Travel on Tuesday launched a service, SolutionSource, that makes it easier and hopefully quicker for travel managers to integrate products an services from startups and technology partners.

Corporate travel giants are notorious for being difficult for third-party technology service and technology partners to interface with. Legacy technology systems, combined with complex data infrastructures, have ... Read more