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  • DPM Finds the Missing Links in Your Hotel Negotiations April 21, 2017

    Dynamic Performance Management Finds the Missing Links in Your Hotel Program

    By Marwan Batrouni, Senior Director and Practice Area Leader

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    Could there be significant missing links in your efforts to effectively negotiate hotel rates? The answer most likely is yes. As today’s hoteliers become more sophisticated in yield and revenue management, average booked rates now ... Read the full post

  • Four Days in Haiti that Transformed Lives April 7, 2017

    Four days in Haiti that transformed lives

    By Rashida Powell, Senior Marketing Manager

    We all make a difference in the lives of others; but it’s not often that your place of employment gives you the chance to have a dramatic impact on an entire body of elementary school students, their community and possibly the future of ... Read the full post

  • What lies ahead for the U.S. economy? April 3, 2017

    What lies ahead for the U.S. economy?

    By Mike Eggleton, Senior Manager Analytics & Research


    U.S. economy drives the global outlook

    The global economy continues its recovery, with growth likely to rise from 2.3% last year to 2.6% in 2017, strengthening further to 2.9% in 2018 (Figure 1). The U.S. economy plays an important role ... Read the full post

  • ProcureCon Indirect East 2017 March 14, 2017

    ProcureCon Indirect East 2017

    A meeting of procurement leaders ready to modernize and improve their travel programs.

    Hundreds of senior procurement professionals gathered in Orlando, FL from March 6-8 for networking, education and problem solving at ProcureCon Indirect East 2017. ProcureCon East provides attendees with interactive sessions to help them challenge, rethink and improve their existing procurement strategies. Attendees heard from fortune ... Read the full post

  • Get transparency into your preferred airlines’ strategy February 27, 2017

    Get transparency into your preferred airlines’ strategy

    By Jason Kramer, Managing Consultant

    Tactical pricing in the corporate airline environment is defined in many ways. For the purposes of this blog, we define it as the industry practice of fare filing higher corporate discounts or lower fixed fares outside of contracted terms between an airline and a ... Read the full post