Using Share Shift to Drive Hotel Program Improvement
It's been well documented that companies with a proven ability to shift share receive greater discounts and have a much stronger hotel program. The issue for travel managers, however, has been accurately measuring share shift for use in hotel negotiations. In this session, we'll explore new data collection and analysis strategies can allow any travel manager (regardless of company culture) to shift share to preferred hotels that deserve more volume and away from hotels that are not performing as expected.
How Blockchain Technology will Change Managed Travel. HINT: it's not about cryptocurrency
So long middle man! How this will impact supply chain management? Will the GDS be a part of the revolution, or be conquered? Join this session to learn about blockchain technology and how this will impact the travel industry in the very near future. Walk away within insight into how or if this can help eliminate fraud and provide greater transparency in the end to end travel process.
Simplifying Corporate Travel: Exploring the Benefits of Virtual Payments
From reservations and check-ins, to payments, and customer service, technology has fundamentally changed how we travel by creating a smoother, quicker end-to-end experience. This is especially true for corporate travel where reducing pain points and creating efficiencies helps get business done.
When it comes to payments, virtual payment technologies are helping businesses streamline processes with greater controls and easier reconciliation. As a relatively new technology, virtual payments are gaining popularity as companies look to create efficiencies and offer even better experiences for the business traveler.
Join American Express and American Express Global Business Travel as they co-host a panel event with businesses using virtual payments, for a discussion about the benefits and future opportunities for the technology, as business travel continues to evolve.
Attend this session to learn about virtual payments and leave with insights about how they can improve business travel for you or your clients’ bottom lines.