Firm reduces hotel spend nearly 4%

A longtime Advito hotel sourcing client had been fine-tuning their program for several years but only seeing incremental improvements. They were ready for a new approach to find more savings. It was also important for the client to improve program compliance.

Break the hotel sourcing cycle

Break the hotel sourcing cycle When it comes to hotel program management, one audit a year just isn’t enough. Why? The procurement world changes rapidly, influenced by empowered travelers, big data, fast-moving technology and fragmented content. The speed of sourcing for hotel programs has to match the pace of the marketplace. In this 60-minute webinar,…

Nestlé yields 10% intercontinental air program savings

Nestlé yields 10% intercontinental air program savings Nestlé had an abundance of data about its global air travel program, which serves about 70,000 traveling employees worldwide. The problem was that the data was compiled into quarterly reports, and was dated before the company’s travel program leader, Marc Zuber, ever saw it. And when he did…

Achieving Breakthrough Savings with Traveler Demand and Behavior Strategies

How travel and procurement professionals can do more with less. For most travel managers, corporate travel spend is expected to decrease while expectations for a pleasurable travel experience remain high. Of travel dollars going toward internal initiatives alone, most companies already spend more than 50% of their budget.   In response, Advito’s April Bridgeman and LinkedIn’s Leslie…

How dynamic is your hotel program?

It used to be fairly straightforward to book a preferred hotel. You negotiated your deals. You could count on them. But those days are gone. Increased sophistication in hotel yield management has created an environment where rates, amenities and availability are always in question. And hotels themselves now go to business travelers, which, in essence,…

Break the Hotel Sourcing Cycle

One audit a year is no longer enough. The procurement world changes rapidly, influenced by empowered travelers, big data, fast-moving technology and fragmented content. The speed of sourcing for hotel programs has to match the pace of the marketplace.  This report summarizes a June 22 ProcureCon webinar presented by Marwan Batrouni, vice president of Supplier Relations…