Travel consolidating at cost
Improving visibility and transparency of meetings, events and/or travel costs is the most cited driver and goal for consolidating individual programs, and nearly four out of five buyers feel their company has been successful in this area.
Survey respondents report each of the goals for consolidating are met by a strong majority of those with fully consolidated programs.
The growth of price-competitive low-cost carriers (LCCs) has crimped profits at Europe’s FSCs.
On the trip home, my United flight was so delayed that I would have missed my connection if I had taken the original flight.
So United again put me on a Delta plane that was ultimately also delayed.
You visit three different online travel agencies (OTAs): Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity.
You compare prices among four budget hotels: Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Super 8, Travelodge.
Global travel consolidation is the convergence of the components of a managed travel program at a regional level, and is a process used by Corporate Travel Management companies.