In the air with BCD’s Erol Arkan: A U.K. to U.S. travel story

Digital health passes, mask mandates and cleanliness protocols amay become permanent realities for business travelers. Here’s a first-hand account of how a U.K.-based BCD traveler integrated technology, planning and patience into a safe and productive U.S. business trip.

Is the European air industry landscape improving?

Advito air expert Olivier Benoit talked to Business Travel News TV about the European airline industry outlook. The interview was recorded at Business Travel Show Europe 2021, held Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in London.

Sustainability: The risk of taking the wrong path

Sustainable travel – once a nicety for programs – is now an absolute necessity. An Advito expert share insights on pitfalls to avoid when integrating sustainability into business travel.

BCD Meetings & Events: What’s trending 2022

Insights and strategic tips from BCD M&E leaders around the world. The meetings and event industry saw extreme challenges in 2021, but the tough year proved one thing: businesses need meetings and events and face-to-face interaction to drive their objectives forward.

Make dynamic rates work for your hotel program

Advito expert Alexis Sisko blogs about the shift to dynamic rates. At last count, the number of solicited RFPs in 2021 equaled about half of the 2020 amount. Advito managing consultant Alexis Sisko noticed that dynamic rates increased notably for the same time. In 2020, accepted dynamic rates accounted for 8% of hotel programs; in 2021, it’s up to 13%. The change is good for the industry, Sisko says, but can be tough on travel managers.

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