Virtual cards, or Vcards, have been around for a while, but they haven't always been user-friendly or easy to integrate.
With Vcard use for business travel expected to increase, we dive into the payment technology and the benefits and best practices for using them.
Travel Management Companies are struggling to plug a recruitment gap, which is quickly widening into a chasm.
We take a look at what’s happening, what challenges are arising – and what TMCs can do about it.
Bleisure. It’s a fairly new word, but not such a new concept. Mixing business with leisure is practically unavoidable, because employees and executives should rightly have free time outside of their working periods, even when travelling.
We explore this latest business travel trend and whether it makes business sense for corporates.
Travelling for work isn’t like travelling for a holiday. Well, even sorting out personal travel can be pretty stressful sometimes.
Business travel adds a new level, though, and even more to think about. And just because your boss seems to be living the high life, all that travelling for business is exhausting.
It puts just about every tool you could want in a single piece of equipment. It’s all there, at the point of need – you don’t have to carry anything else. The convenience is unmatched, and the flexibility of a tool made of tools is so glaringly obvious, that it has been replicated time and again.
Business travel has never been more enabled by technology.
We take it for granted – but tech has completely transformed the way we book, manage, and track business travel.
Personnel now have greater control and access to their itineraries – and the whole process has been made more streamlined.
Your introduction to the world’s most powerful hotel booking software.
HotelHub makes TMCs more profitable, efficient, and accountable – while giving corporate clients the best experience and value. Here’s how we do it: HotelHub gives TMCs access to non-GDS and GDS hotel content, by connecting APIs from multiple content providers into one, single source of truth.
The world has lived with covid for more than two years now.
It still – even after more than two years of covid – feels surreal. But there’s finally some hope. Lockdowns, at least in most parts of the world, seem to be a thing of the past. Business travel is back.
The business travel market is absolutely huge. But it’s all broken up into little pieces: flights, transfers, car rentals, meeting spaces, hotel bookings, expenses management – it’s so fragmented. For Travel Managers, Executive Assistants and Finance teams, it can be hard enough to arrange business travel for one person, let alone a group or multiple itineraries.
Booking a corporate trip can be difficult, especially these days when you have endless options to choose from and what seems like continuously increasing, ever-changing travel complexities. Working with some of the largest travel management companies in the world, at HotelHub we understand the challenges travellers experience when booking hotels for business trips.
If out-of-policy hotel bookings still plague your travel programme even after spending months vetting lodging suppliers to align with your ESG objectives, establishing service level agreements and negotiating inclusive rates to improve trip quality and travel experience...
“TMCs need to take a smarter approach to their hotel strategy in 2022 and beyond by adopting technology that gives them control over the highly-fragmented hotel distribution eco-system, for the benefit of their corporate customers as well as their own bottom line"...
Business travel has been completely turned on its head over the last couple of years and, as the industry continues its recovery, travel management companies need to be prepared for when corporate travel demand returns.
Experts at HotelHub have listed top tips for corporate travel agents booking for their corporate customers.