Research & Intelligence: Welcome to our Business Travel Management Resources page.
Here you'll find a variety of information to help you plan and manage your company's business travel. Whether you're looking for ways to reduce costs, streamline your booking process or ensure the safety and comfort of your employees on the road, you'll find valuable resources and tips on this page.
From reports and insights to case studies and infographics, our comprehensive collection covers topics such as travel policy development, cost-saving strategies, traveler wellness, sustainability and emerging technologies.
In the Q3 2023 report we highlight trends shaping travel's future, explore the prospects for inflation, take a close look at airfares in Asia, catch up on hotel rates around the world, summarize what travel buyers told us about payment and expense, and finish with key findings from travelers and travel buyers about sustainability.
Air travel remained incredibly safe in 2022. While the number of accidents might have increased by more than one-third, there were still only 39 in total. Overall, an accident occurred every 826,088 flights.
What do the airline rankings say? The list of top 20 airlines probably contains few surprises.
With this survey, we sought to explore the topic of payment and expense in business travel. We looked at the payment and expense priorities and pain points of travel buyers, forms of payment offered by travel programs, and payment and expense tools used. We compared these insights with the results of the Payment & Expense survey we conducted in 2021 and traveler views collected in April 2023.
This report looks at the importance of mental and physical health for business travelers. We explore their interest in the employers’ support helping to alleviate stress and assess what’s currently on offer.
This report looks at the possibilities for travelers to relax, disconnect and reset mentally during business trips, exploring their behavior and demand for corporate support of their work-life balance.
With this survey, we sought to explore the topic of payment and expense in business travel. We looked at the payment methods travelers used whilst traveling, the pain points they experienced, and the tools at their disposal to make their life easier.
This report, focuses on the importance of healthy nutrition for business travelers. It
explores travelers’ eating behavior on the road and their interest in the
support measures contributing to healthy diet that employers and travel
suppliers could provide.
A leading multinational consulting firm had a particular set of challenges in Belgium. Their complex booking and expense process was driving up invoice errors and travel costs. The cumbersome process required manual approvals and administration through an on-site agency setup...
Why is now not the right time to try and predict airfares and hotel rates for 2023? And what is the general outlook for inflation in key markets next year? Find out in this new report, Travel Costs – Outlook and Market Update
With this survey we aimed to explore the topic of Travel Risk Management (TRM) by looking at the traveler experience as well as a variety of measures that may improve the health, safety and security of business travelers.
While it may still be some time before the metaverse becomes mainstream and the real benefits are realized, travel companies are already beginning to engage with it. Find out what you need to know about the metaverse and how it could impact travel.
Read how BCD implemented Cytric, integrated with TripSource hotel content, enabling Holcim to solve functional issues with their online booking tool, which caused travelers to book hotels outside of the travel program.