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ARC Intelligence Briefing-Issue 2: More than Half of Companies Benchmark Against Others & Industries
ARC Intelligence Briefing-Issue 2: More than Half of Companies Benchmark Against Others & Industries

To assess how their own travel costs, policies and performance metrics stack up, many companies have long sought ways to bench¬mark against others. More than half of companies recently surveyed for ARC by The BTN Group said they benchmark against other compa¬nies in their industry or others served by their travel man¬agement company. About 45 percent said they benchmark against other companies or organizations with similar spend or travel patterns, while 28 percent benchmark against other companies or organizations in their geographic area. Nearly one-quarter said they don’t benchmark externally.... Read More

ARC Intelligence Briefing-Issue 3:  Internally, Companies Most Often Benchmark Against Departments & Business Units
ARC Intelligence Briefing-Issue 3: Internally, Companies Most Often Benchmark Against Departments & Business Units

While external benchmarking is often used to help companies assess travel costs, policies and performance metrics, many managers slice and dice data they already receive for internal benchmarking against their own company’s departments or business units. Less frequently, organizations benchmark against geographic regions, comparisons of like travelers, senior executives/board members or other business entities owned by a parent company, according to a survey of 143 corporate deci¬sion-makers conducted for ARC by The BTN Group.... Read More

Business Travel Is Booming: Travel To, From, and Within Asia Pacific Outpaces Other Regions
Business Travel Is Booming: Travel To, From, and Within Asia Pacific Outpaces Other Regions

Led by double-digit growth in China, business travel spending in the Asia Pacific region now comprises 40 percent or $494 billion of the $1.2 trillion 2015 global market. While growth has slowed to an annual average rate of 7.6%,1 some estimate that the Asian business travel market will “grow four times as fast as in North America and more than twice as fast as in Europe” by 2018. By 2025, one forecast expects “corporate travel spending in Asia Pacific will have doubled...... Download Now

Data Sharing: Engaging Stakeholders In Managed Travel
Data Sharing: Engaging Stakeholders In Managed Travel

As the quest for travel program compliance and savings remains the focus at many companies, travel executives reported that quarterly, if not monthly reporting to senior management, chief financial officers and business unit budget owners has become more important in the past year, according to results of a new survey conducted by The BTN Group and American Express Global Business Travel. What do stakeholders want to know? How frequently? And, how can the sharing of travel data be used to gain program compliance and savings? Those were among several areas explored as we sought to better understand how travel managers are using data to influence booking behaviors, senior management support and program compliance. Read all results in this white paper and companion infographic, both available here.... Download Now

Data Sharing: Metrics That Matter In Managed Corporate Travel
Data Sharing: Metrics That Matter In Managed Corporate Travel

To chief financial officers, senior management and business unit budget owners, travel data distribution is more important than a year ago, according to more than 6 of 10 surveyed by The BTN Group and American Express Global Business Travel. Results highlighted on this infographic and accompanying white paper point to data points shared with various stakeholders, types of traveler-generated content that corporations are gathering and how companies communicate travel behavior insights to travelers.... Download Now

CASE STUDY: TSA Precheck Helps Microsoft Travelers Enhance Productivity And Improve Safety For All
CASE STUDY: TSA Precheck Helps Microsoft Travelers Enhance Productivity And Improve Safety For All

To meet the demands of significantly increased travel volume and more effective and efficient security operations in screening more than 2.2 million passengers daily at the nation’s 450 airports, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration works across the travel industry and with corporations to encourage more business travelers to enroll in TSA Pre√® or one of the other Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Trusted Traveler programs. Read this Case Study about how TSA Pre√ Helps Microsoft Travelers Enhance Productivity and Improve Safety for All.... Click Here To Download

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