Although a newcomer to the consolidation scene, we draw from Maxim’s Travel’s 25 years experience in travel industry and the extensive fares and ticketing knowledge of our staff.Christopher Goddard has been in the travel industry for 21 years, having worked his way up from being an office junior at Maxim’s Travel, to now being the full driving force behind the corporate travel agency.Two-thirds (64%) do not trust that they have complete data to calculate the total cost of a trip.Picture 10 talented business travellers thrust into a whirlwind of lucrative meetings, ‘networking’ cocktails and ritzy hotel receptions - it’s easy to see how frugal team spending can fall by the wayside.Travel managers have a tough gig, and CFOs who live by the simplistic request of “reduce our team spend by 20% this trip” don’t make it easier.The travel management profession has seen drastic change in the past 10 years , and the role now demands a flexible, agile and strategic mind.airfares and one-of-a-kind deals direct from airlines, today announced a limited time offer that ensures busy executive travelers will score points with mom for Mother's Day while also giving them online access to deeply discounted airfares not generally offered on traditional Internet travel sites.
Regional and multinational travel management is a moving feast - with multiple travellers across multiple destinations and an array of needs and expenses.
“From this study, we’ve learned that the data management industry needs to provide consolidated, clear data so travel managers can control spending, deal with compliance issues, and better leverage the plethora of data they currently receive.” There are many shortcomings with how travel managers currently receive and utilize their data.
A full 82% of travel managers “strongly” or “somewhat” agree that they have to manage multiple data sources to answer questions from management about travel spending, and three-quarters (73%) say they have challenges reconciling differences in reports due to data formatting.
How well does your company track and control these costs?
And do you check your performance regularly, to know whether your travel is becoming smarter and more cost efficient? Consolidation brings all the pieces of your business travel together, to achieve work efficiencies at every stage of the travel process.