Travel Management Blog

Are Wearables the Future of Travel Itineraries?


Wearables are enjoying a surge in popularity, with smartwatch unit sales growing to 141 million worldwide in 2018  an increase of 136 million from 2014 .

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February 7, 2019 Darren Waughman

How Do Travel Itineraries Affect the Business Travel Experience?

Business travel is often considered one of the most glamorous ways of living out of a suitcase – with expenses paid for and chauffeuring between locations, it can be pretty good opportunity to explore new parts of the world .

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January 10, 2019 Darren Waughman

5 Ways to Set Your TMC Apart from Competitors

According to TMC Finder (yes, there really is a search engine for everything), there are more than 150 travel management companies in the UK alone. However you slice it, that’s a lot of competition for any TMC, but are there simple ways to distinguish your business from the rest of the field?

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5 Business Travel Complaints That Can Be Solved with a Perfectly Prepared Itinerary

Despite often being perceived as glamourous, business trips aren’t aren’t so much a knees-up on the company dime, as a battle to squeeze an entire work day and international travel into the same period of time. But, could better travel itineraries help cure your clients’ business travel headaches?

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What Does the Future Hold for the GDS?

Corporate travel has always had an eye on the future and a propensity to get a little hot under the collar for whatever this year’s ‘game-changing’, ‘revolutionary’ tech is. Be that wearables, voice interaction like Amazon’s Alexa or, whisper it, the blockchain.

Perhaps naturally, this is often the focus of industry press — after all, zeitgeisty terms almost guarantee clicks and shares. In all these examples, the focus is very much on incremental improvements to the end-user's experience. However, you hear much less about the vast system underpinning it all: the GDS. So, what are the GDSs doing to innovate?

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August 10, 2018 Darren Waughman GDS