Travel Management Blog

What to Expect from Business Travel in 2017


2016 hasn't exactly been a relaxing year for the corporate travel industry so far. The strength of the U.S. dollar, terror fears and static global economy has resulted in many companies reducing their travel spend. However, the outlook is brighter for the corporate travel industry as we look ahead into 2017. A recent industry forecast report by Advito has predicted sector growth for emerging countries, as the cost of business travel remains cheap.

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What Do Digital Payments Offer to the Travel Industry?

In the twenty-first century, the novelty of carrying cash around is fast becoming a redundant enterprise. Today, with technologies such as Paypal, Bitcoin and Apple and Android Pay, purchasing goods and services has never been easier – with only a viable internet connection, a plethora of digital payment methods open up for leisure and corporate consumers.

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August 30, 2016 Darren Waughman

Travel Companies Are Waking Up to the Benefit of Expedia Integration

As the world's largest travel company, Expedia has acquired a hotel database of over 80,000 properties and 4 million rooms world-wide. With this comprehensive coverage, it’s no surprise that GDS companies have woken up to the benefits of integrating with the Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN).

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August 23, 2016 Paul Toomey GDS

How Expedia's Acquisitions Have Cemented Its Place at the Top of the Online Travel Industry

As the world’s largest online travel company bringing in total revenue of over $6.6 billion last year, Expedia are a major player within the world of travel. And, with the ongoing successes of assets acquired back in 2015, this year’s impact on the travel industry is set to be greater still.

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Airbnb Legal Battles Highlight Sharing Economy Risks

Airbnb has often been at the heart of legal battles with the cities in which it operates. The service is now available in over 191 countries and with so many political systems to work with, it’s not surprising that they, and sharing economy brands like them, have made a few enemies.

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The Navitas Solutions blog is written to help travel management companies do more with their software. We write about GDS software, industry trends and our own new developments.

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