Here’s a look at the top five CWT Savvy stories of 2014:
Think of the key areas where business travel has the most opportunity to evolve in the future, and we covered them in a webinar this spring. CWT Savvy Traveler contributor Nick Vournakis started the discussion with these three trends: digital, connectivity and personalization.
When was the last time you purchased something without interacting with a human being? (That’s right, it certainly wasn’t long ago.) That’s how quickly change is coming. More in this April blog post.
The archived webinar is still available for you to watch.
While the prospect of inexpensive rooms for rent through Airbnb is definitely appealing, there are several things that business travelers should consider before booking. We take you and travelers through the pros and cons of the service when it comes to safety and security, consistency and service, and the impact on a company’s travel policy.
CWT teamed up with Contagious, a global insights publisher and consultancy, to explore the implications of pervasive technology and hyperconnectivity on the complete journey. Look for thoughts on embedded biotech, predictive trip planning and changes in how traveler loyalty is rewarded, among more.
Many travel buyers may be asking themselves the following question: Is dynamic pricing really a better deal than the flat negotiated rates or discounts via our travel management company we’ve traditionally opted for?
We wrote about what the data says, when to pay attention to it, and then how to determine what’s right for your individual program. There’s also a case study from CWT Solutions Group to go into more depth.
In today’s traveler-centric environment, travelers are taking more control of their experiences. This control means travel managers must make the necessary adjustments and use tools that influence traveler behavior, driving them to make smart decisions. Joel Wartgow discusses some of the options at a travel manager’s disposal in this blog post.
We’re looking forward to bigger and better in 2015 — thanks for reading and sharing our posts in 2014! And check back for our post on the top five stories aimed at travelers.