Most Popular Reads for Nov. ’09

Here are last month’s most popular posts.  Three of them deal with innovation in the travel industry.  Two deal with travel data, and two have that magic word “free” in the title.  Just when I thought my content was getting good!  This month I’ll focus more on airline sourcing topics.

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Travel 101 – provides a short video introduction to the travel category, and four good articles covering travel data sources, scrubbing, reporting and analytics.

What’s Next In Travel Innovation – covers the trends I saw from the PhoCusWright conference on Travel Innovation last month, and the implications for travel procurement.

Future Innovations in Airline Distribution – gives my views on three major innovations that will impact how airlines distribute their product.

Unexpected Airline Innovations – highlights two interesting tools that show how airlines are thinking more broadly about their mission.

Free Webcast on Travel Data – presents a blue-chip panel’s views on how to use travel data.   You can see and hear the archived presentation until Feb. 15th, 2009.

Free Tools – a collection of tools and educational presentations all related to travel procurement or travel management.

Editor’s Choice: Pre-Trip Approval Done Right – my post summarizes the successful approach taken by Deloitte, but the real value is in Brian Nichol‘s rich comments.  He gives you the key success factors and friendly advice you need if you’re considering this type of travel tool.

Please let me know what topics you’d like to see covered in the future.  Thanks for reading!

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