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State of In-Person Events: Who’s Booking What, Where & When?

Smart Meetings

Vonderheide oversees the company’s top 60 enterprise clients, and reports that tech companies like Google & Microsoft are coming back faster than finance and professional service companies like Deloitte and PwC, which are currently more hesitant.

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Southwest Airlines Introduces Rapid Rewards Business

Business Traveler USA

Company travelers still earn their own points through their personal Rapid Rewards account, and if a traveler needs to cancel, all Rapid Rewards Business points will return to the company account.

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12 Important Do’s and Don’ts of Business Travel Management

Hotel Engine

Re-opening the world is a rare opportunity to start fresh with your company’s travel management policies. Whether you oversee travel management for 5 or 5000, now is a great time to set up new guidelines for communication, reiterate the company travel policies, and streamline your workflow.

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Canadian-based Company Launches Melon for SMEs

Business Traveler USA

A breakdown of spend, alongside dashboard analysis of important KPI metrics in real-time, also helps customers extract key data needed to inform decision making and accurately manage finances.

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GBTA: Bookings, spending and optimism on the upswing

Travel Daily Media

Almost half of travel suppliers (47%) report their company’s staffing level is somewhat or much smaller than it was pre-pandemic, while 28% say it is about the same. However, two in three travel suppliers (65%) expect staffing will increase a lot or somewhat in 2023 compared to 2022, while 26% expect no change.

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Force Majeure: Negotiating a Common Clause in Uncommon Times

Convene by PCMA

And then I suggest you specifically reference “including COVID-19 or a variant thereof.” … If there’s a company travel restriction, that’s typically not force majeure. You should have language to the effect of, “amongst the force majeure occurrences are disease, epidemic, and pandemic.”

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How to Use Individual Travel Incentives to Create Engaged Employees?

Peak Performance Meetings and Incentives

Remember that it's often about what you want them to take away from your business trip that counts - The key is making sure there's a clear link between what they achieve on business trips and benefits they receive through company travel schemes.