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 [ ... ]
Top three focus points for health and social care transformation
Julia Ross is the Chief Strategist for Care and Health with PredictX. She is a former nurse and social worker and is an expert on the TechUK Health and Social Care Council. Read more for her take on current challenges for health and social care trans [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
Delayed! Optimising the Care Pathway to address DToC
Delayed Transfer of Care (DToC) is a phrase most health practitioners have heard all too often. Most patients, in actual fact, seem to hear it all too often. It is defined as the period of continued hospital stay after a patient is deemed medically f [ ... ]
We are approaching Hotel season – a season that, according to a 2017 survey conducted by GBTA, causes frustration to 33% of travel managers. The question is, why are a third of travel programmes so demotivated by this process? The GBTA survey n [ ... ]
PredictX partners with FESTIVE ROAD to drive industry innovation
PredictX is excited to announce a brand new “Innovation Partnership” with leading travel and meetings engagement consultancy FESTIVE ROAD.
FESTIVE ROAD Managing Partner Caroline Strachan and PredictX Managing Director Tom Tulloch discuss [ ... ]
Hotel season is upon us. Almost every webinar seems to be occupied with one question: should we use fixed or dynamic hotel rates?
A best practice for hotel programmes is to have a hybrid approach including a mix of dynamic discounts and preferred fix [ ... ]