Tiffany Zerby

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Sourcing Strategies for Travel Program Optimization

By Tiffany Zerby on June 10, 2019 11:42 AM

In our last article, “7 Hot Topics in Corporate Travel Management,” we offered a full recap of the Hot Topics Roundtable, an interactive breakout session at World Travel, Inc.’s Spring Symposium 2019. However, the Hot Topics Roundtable wasn’t the only session that provided actionable strategies to Travel Managers across the globe.

Topics: airlines airfare Ancillary Fees consulting Consulting Services How-To negotiate program compliance Travel Management Technology
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7 Hot Topics in Corporate Travel Management

By Tiffany Zerby on May 21, 2019 1:11 PM

At World Travel, Inc.’s Spring Symposium 2019, we had several breakout sessions that enabled travel managers and procurement officers to learn more about topics that were important to them. These sessions included a Hot Topics Roundtable, Sourcing Strategies with Data Insights, Strategic Meetings Management with Cvent, and Going Global.

Topics: program compliance Risk Management Tips Travel Travel Management travel policy Uncategorized
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10 Key Performance Indicators for Your Corporate Travel Program

By Tiffany Zerby on April 10, 2019 9:05 AM

The second quarter of 2019 is well underway, and for many, this is a time to look back at our goals and main initiatives for the year to determine whether we’re on track. It’s also a time to look forward, as many any companies may be starting to prepare reports for mid-year management meetings.

Topics: How-To Tips Travel Management travel policy
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How to Achieve Your Travel Program Goals in 2019

By Tiffany Zerby on February 7, 2019 1:51 PM

While many of us are working towards our own personal goals for 2019, the new year also brings new opportunities to adjust our business goals and determine how each department can better contribute to the overall plans for the company.

Topics: online adoption How-To International Travel Online Booking program compliance Risk Management Travel Management travel policy Uncategorized
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The Ultimate Guide to Globalizing Your Corporate Travel Program

By Tiffany Zerby on December 11, 2018 1:08 PM

Managing a global travel program comes with its own set of concerns and needs specific to the company, its locations, and its travelers. Last time you looked at your travel footprint, was it expanding? Are you managing travelers with increasingly multi-lingual and multi-cultural travel plans?

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Marriott Data Breach Brings Risks to Light - 3 Reasons to Book Hotel Stays Through Your TMC

By Tiffany Zerby on December 4, 2018 1:31 PM

Marriott International announced on Friday, November 30th that it had suffered a massive breach of customer data in the Starwood guest reservation database. An investigation determined that there was unauthorized access to the database, which contained information for up to 500 million guests, who made reservations at Starwood properties on or before September 10, 2018.

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Top 10 Questions on the REAL ID Act (Webinar with DHS)

By Tiffany Zerby on November 20, 2018 3:26 PM

The official enforcement deadline for the REAL ID Act is less than two years away! By October 1, 2020, passengers from all states will be required to show compliant documents, such as a REAL ID compliant driver’s license, to board any commercial aircraft.

Topics: real id
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Sneak Peek of Symposium Session: How to Balance Your Travel Program with Innovation

By Tiffany Zerby on October 23, 2018 2:18 PM

With World Travel, Inc.’s Fall Symposium 2018 only days away, we’d like to give you a behind-the-curtain look at one of the main sessions, featuring our very own Chief Innovation Officer, Rock Blanco.

Topics: Travel WTI Technology
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5 Data Points to Fuel Your Hotel Negotiations (Webinar with IHG)

By Tiffany Zerby on October 9, 2018 1:40 PM

We recently published an article, “How to Reduce Travel and Expense Costs for Your Company,” which offered seven time-tested strategies to reduce travel costs. One of the most important strategies we recommended was to negotiate rates. Negotiating supplier contracts like car, hotel, and even airline can be a huge savings opportunity.

Topics: Travel Travel Management WTI
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The "Real" Deadline for Travelers to Have a REAL ID Compliant License

By Tiffany Zerby on September 26, 2018 12:11 PM

As states continue to become compliant with the REAL ID Act, which sets universal, nation-wide standards for identification (i.e. driver’s licenses), there is still mounting confusion for companies and their corporate travelers over which enforcement deadlines to pay attention to.

Topics: Airport real id Business Travel Industry Update Travel Management U.S. Government