The United Kingdom has made it clear with its strong support of Boris Johnson in December’s general election: It wants to “get Brexit done.” Assuming the European Union signs the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, the UK is set to leave the EU next week, on Jan. 31. So what does this mean for your corporate travel program and business travelers?
There has been a lot of talk about New Distribution Capability (NDC). As more in the travel industry start to pilot NDC-enabled connections — including American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) — more travel managers (TM) are wondering how NDC may impact their travel programs. To learn more about your peers’ sentiments toward NDC and how they are coping with the shifting air distribution paradigm — as well as five ways TMs can prepare for the changes ahead — read more and download our full report here.
If you’ve been reading up on NDC, the IATA-led project that had a slow start but recently has been gaining momentum, you’ll notice many acronyms (including the two we just hurled at you), industry lingo and organizations being used whenever the topic comes up. To catch up on the jargon as well as understand more about the organizations embracing NDC, here’s a special glossary devoted to the new distribution standard.
Finland lives by its exports. Smooth international trade will ensure our success both now and in the future. Are your travellers enjoying their trips, however? Finns are the world’s happiest people, but do you know how happy your employees are on their business trips? What would motivate them to follow the travel rules?
We know there are a lot of misconceptions traveling employees (and even some travel managers) have about managed travel. So today let’s lay to rest some of the confusion once and for all by debunking four common myths.
What trends are impacting your corporate travel program? From NDC to Brexit and disruptions, both good and bad, today we will explore a few phenomena that can have an impact on your business travel program.
We know how difficult it can be to stay on top of all the industry news, so we’re hoping to make that task easier for you. That is why we’ll be featuring a roundup of useful news items that we carefully have chosen for business travelers, travel managers and those involved in the company’s travel program.
Together with our customers, we have implemented a major change by transitioning to using the new online booking service, which is based on the KDS Neo tool. Like any change, this has been more challenging for some users than others. I would like to thank everyone for your efforts, support and active participation in this time of learning new things, says our Director of Development Susanne Lindroos.