Clean up the mess! How to avoid poor data quality in a business travel programme
Everyday we see TMCs and other data specialists boast about new, innovative solutions. We hear about digital assistants, predictive analytics and pre-trip data making data analysis as close to real-time as possible yet, often, one of the most untold [ ... ]
From policy to technology: how to effectively manage risk
Risk is an inevitable part of any business function, however, as most of us know, there has never been a category with as large a number of uncontrollable and unforeseeable variables as Travel. Uncontrollable variables often equals increased risk. Le [ ... ]
Introducing the 100 Club at the Business Travel Show 2019
Turning 25 this year, the Business Travel Show offered the amazing inspiration and insight we usually come to expect…. and a little more.
Introducing the 100 Club
Located near the café at stand B512, PredictX was discussing data and innovation with [ ... ]
5 steps to build a business case for improved data analytics
Increasingly, leaders in travel, meetings and expense are seeing the value of implementing specialised data analytics solutions. In most travel managers’ eyes it is clear why better data analytics can make their day-to-day jobs more efficient while a [ ... ]
The ABC’s of NDC – what does NDC mean for corporate travel managers?
IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) has, of late, become a frequent word on the lips of travel managers, airline companies, TMCs and GDSs alike. It has proven its ability to have a profound effect on all layers of the corporate, and commercial t [ ... ]
On the 27th to the 29th November, the annual GBTA Europe conference took place in Berlin – this time sponsored by VDR. This nine-year old conference hosted tasty debate around NDC, women in business travel, the role of innovative technology, bu [ ... ]
Dissecting the hype: is AI useful in Travel Management?
2018 saw an explosion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) – based tools and technology ranging from advanced booking engines, AI-driven software as well as chatbots responding to conversation and delivering real information. The only question is, w [ ... ]
Let’s face it. We live in a world of hyper-effective, powerful technology that is permeating into our lives at every point of the day, even when we travel for business. Business travellers constantly receive tempting new flight and hotel offers on th [ ... ]
What happens when Travel Managers get asked to manage meetings?
15% of an organisation’s collective time is spent in meetings while 3% of their annual revenue is spent on hosting meetings and events. This might seem like a small number, but in companies where revenue stretches up to $60 billion per annum and ther [ ... ]
The 11th of August to the 15th saw PredictX make a grand appearance at the largest event in the corporate Travel calendar -the GBTA annual convention.
The GBTA Foundation Partnership Initiative brings together more than 50 industry leading companies [ ... ]