Monthly Archives: June 2010

Hot Topics in 2010 – Travel Management in a New Generation

Guest author Karoline Mayr shares her views on travel management in the article below.  Karoline is Deltek’s Senior Manager of Global Travel Procurement.  She is a candidate for NBTA’s Board as a Direct Member at Large. Following the deepest pitch … Continue reading

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Coffee, Chalkboards and Travel Policy: True Innovation

Some forms of simplicity are pure genius. Therein lies the lesson for all you travel managers who wrestle with travel policy issues. After all, it’s not changing the words in the policy that matters – it’s changing people’s behavior. Let’s … Continue reading

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Why Ancillary Revenues Don’t Much Matter

Let’s cut to the nub of this issue.  No one will  ever know for sure if ancillary revenues make airlines more profitable.  There are just too many moving parts in an airline’s  revenue stream.  Sure, airlines may report an extra … Continue reading

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Airline RFP Mysteries 1, 2, and 3

Last week I delivered an NBTA training course to Delta Air Lines.  The workshop was geared to Delta’s global corporate sales team, and naturally we had some good give and take about trends in airline RFPs.  Three things puzzled me, … Continue reading

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