Preventing Fraud Is Still a Problem for Travel Managers

skift.com - Travel Services · 17 May

Beyond employees getting wasted or buying forbidden flight upgrades with their corporate cards, the fear of large-scale data breaches has travel mana

Thomas Cook Tries to Stem the Bleeding After $1.9 Billion Loss

skift.com - Travel Services · 16 May

Announcing such a big loss is not a good look for any company, but Thomas Cook management will be hoping they've got all of the bad news out at once

What Embattled Thomas Cook Must Do to Stay Alive

skift.com - Travel Services · 12 May

The debt-laden European tour operator's ongoing struggles are reaching a breaking point. It's still possible to get its house in order, though, and i

Hawaii Weighs Measures to Curb Airbnb

skift.com - Travel Services · 6 May

While Hawaii is not the only destination reeling from the impact of short-term rentals from Airbnb and other providers, its already sky-high housing

Why TUI Favors an Asset-Heavy Approach

skift.com - Travel Services · 3 Apr

TUI's ownership of all parts of the vacation journey make it a formidable force in the industry. But the strategy doesn't come without its own risks.

Eventbrite's International Growth Hits Major Snag

skift.com - Travel Services · 14 Mar

Going global in the events sector is tough. Eventbrite has the added pressure of being a public company, and investors have soured on the company's p

Would Tax Law Proposals Kill Travel Agencies in Some States?

skift.com - Travel Services · 12 Mar

As states look for new sources of tax revenue in the service-driven economy, businesses like travel agencies are viewed as likely targets. Ignorance

Certify and Chrome River to Challenge Expense Leader SAP Concur

skift.com - Travel Services · 5 Mar

The combined Certify and Chrome River still pales in scope when compared to global behemoth SAP Concur. The approach of offering a variety of differe

New Hilton Brand Invests in Flexible Spaces

skift.com - Travel Services · 28 Feb

It makes sense for Hilton to fix its marquee brand by appealing to event planners with upscale lodging and interesting spaces. It will take some time

What Went Wrong at Thomas Cook in 2018?

skift.com - Travel Services · 20 Dec

Thomas Cook might have been a victim circumstance but it probably hasn't helped itself. It is caught between the asset-heavy approach of TUI and smal

Travel Advisors Warn U.S. Clients to Get Ready for Real ID Deadline

skift.com - Travel Services · 11 Dec

It may seem early to be worrying about the October 2020 deadline for so-called Real IDs for U.S. domestic travel, including U.S. territories, but pla

Club Med Owner Fosun Expects Tourism IPO to Hit Lower End of Pricing

skift.com - Travel Services · 6 Dec

With stocks falling across the world, it might not be the best time to launch an IPO.

Cost Cutting Could Lead to Big Changes for Meetings in 2019

skift.com - Travel Services · 5 Nov

Planners have to get creative as both expectations and costs are set to increase in 2019. Technology can only do so much and event design will shift

Why Companies Aren't That Worried About Expense Fraud

skift.com - Travel Services · 4 Oct

Most travel and expense fraud is strictly small-scale stuff, and is hard for companies to catch. New technology tools will make it easier, though, to

Botched Summer Travel Forecast Costs Thomas Cook's Finance Chief His Job

skift.com - Travel Services · 24 Sep

The summer is offically over but the steamy stretch in Europe is still being felt in the travel sector. Tour operator Thomas Cook lowered forecasts a

Eventbrite's Planned IPO Reveals Tension in Global Event Marketplace

skift.com - Travel Services · 24 Aug

Taken as a whole, Eventbrite's IPO filing shows the company has been spending to scale its ticketing platform globally and tee up a strong offering f

Thomas Cook Shares Spike on Speculation It May Sell Its Airline

skift.com - Travel Services · 30 Jul

We've been here before with Thomas Cook and it's airline. It could do with the money of course, but the needs of its tour operator businesses complic

Eventbrite Readies IPO After Period of Event Ticketing Consolidation

skift.com - Travel Services · 22 Jul

Eventbrite's rise has happened in tandem with that of the experience economy at large. Both the consumer and enterprise event technology sectors have

Travel Managers Should Get Used to Data Privacy Restrictions

skift.com - Travel Services · 10 Jul

For most organizations, it’s business as usual after Europe’s new privacy measures embodied in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came int

New Packaged Vacations Law in Europe Causing Confusion

skift.com - Travel Services · 10 Jul

A new consumer-friendly law governing the sale of vacations, which came into force at the start of July across the European Union, is causing its fai

Meeting Planners Still Struggle to Prove Return on Investment

skift.com - Travel Services · 27 Jun

Proving return on investment in the meetings and events space is not for the faint-hearted. It's a difficult challenge, providing metrics for a host

Trump Border Policies Are Bad for Business Travel, Survey Finds

skift.com - Travel Services · 26 Jun

Travel bans just aren’t great for business travel. A new survey released Tuesday by the Global Business Travel Association shows that 62 percent of U

Loyalty Members Notch a Win With Court Ruling on American Express Lawsuit

skift.com - Travel Services · 26 Jun

The rich get richer. A Supreme Court decision on Monday is a win for the loyalty program members who are wealthy and credit-worthy. But can American

Looking at the Future of Expense Reports

skift.com - Travel Services · 30 Mar

Most people hate filing their expense reports after a business trip, but new advances are slowly turning the time-intensive process into a more frict

Skift Trends Report: Solving Travel's Revenue-Limiting E-Commerce Fraud Problem

skift.com - Travel Services · 20 Mar

Digital purchases make up a critical and growing share of travel industry revenue. According to one recent estimate, worldwide digital travel sales w

Tracking the Real Costs of Business Travel Takes New Types of Collaboration

skift.com - Travel Services · 16 Mar

Early in the decade, travel managers were focused on keeping costs low as business travel ramped up during the global economic recovery. But as costs