When hoteliers advertise booking direct as the lowest-cost option, and when front-desk agents tell travelers they cannot receive loyalty points because you booked through a third party, how do you address “What’s in it for me?” and bring your travelers back into the managed program? Do you need to?
What is the best money you will ever spend when it comes to travel? While a good case could be made for the value of many aspects, KesselRun’s answer to that question would be clear: the implementation of a travel risk management program.
New Distribution Capability, or NDC, is a new set of technology standards allowing airlines to distribute their “rich content,” i.e. their ancillary products and services, to their largest traveling population: business travelers. These new channels offer direct, or otherwise nontraditional, booking options for your corporate travelers, potentially shaking up how the business of corporate travel …
It’s hard to believe that KesselRun Corporate Travel Solutions has just passed its 16-year anniversary. Over the years we have worked with scores of organizations, both in the private and public sectors, spanning every industry and size. We’ve seen and done just about it all – supplier benchmarking, negotiations, client advocacy, risk, expense – and …
With the start of 2019, you should find time to step back and thoroughly review your corporate travel program. I know how hard it is getting out of the weeds sometimes, but with all the changes underway in the industry, as well as those looming on the horizon, it is imperative that business owners think […]
Technology promising easier solutions can be tempting, especially for a complex arena like business expense, which can consume significant time and labor for corporations large or small without the correct tool in place. From KesselRun’s years of experience assisting businesses with selection and implementation of expense management software, the key to selecting the best business […]
Corporate travelers will always have travel-related questions. How well does your business travel policy address these questions in advance? Like the old adage “it’s easier to ask for forgiveness than ask for permission,” enforcement of best-in-class travel practices is most difficult when it reaches the reimbursement stage before a flag is raised. If your business […]
Most frequent travelers have a relationship with an airline: their preferred carrier, favored for its perks, points, or perceived reliability. A corporation consists of many individuals acting as one interest – though it may not be to that interest when each traveler chooses his or her own personally-preferred airline. For companies without their own airline […]