Tag Archives: Travel 101

Top 5 Posts – Last 40 Days

Here are the five most popular posts on this blog from the last 40 days: Trippy – Tomorrow’s Biz Trip Planning Tool? (Trippy is a mash-up of Google Wave, Google Maps and Lonely Planet content) Travel 101 (a 4-minute video … Continue reading

Posted in Airlines, Distribution, Education, Innovation, Most Popular Posts, Travel Management, Travel Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Travel Data 101 (part 4): Travel Analytics

Today we’ll look at data reporting’s sexy cousin, analytics.  Well, “sexy” may be a stretch, but my point is that data reporting is not very interesting, while good analytics can make you say “Wow – look at that!” Travel category … Continue reading

Posted in Airlines, Data, Hotels, Travel Management, Travel Policy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Travel Data 101 (part 3): Data Reporting

(I originally posted this article on Supply Excellence) Good data is one of the two must-haves in any successful travel sourcing project.  (The other is effective people, but that’s another story). The question here is how do you go from … Continue reading

Posted in Data, Travel Management, Travel Technology | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Travel Data 101 (part 2): Data Scrubbing

(I originally posted this article on SupplyExcellence as part of a series on using data in travel procurement) Let’s assume that you’ve collected all your travel data – now what?  Just like with your other categories, you now have to … Continue reading

Posted in Airlines, Data, Hotels | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Travel Data 101 (part 1): Best Sources of Travel Data

(I originally posted this article on SupplyExcellence as part of a series on using data in travel procurement) Sourcing the travel category is the same as most other procurement categories – you need to start with good spend data.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Airlines, Data, Hotels | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Slides from “Travel Procurement 411″

We had a great CCTE session at the NBTA conference this week.  Many thanks to Roger Hale and his terrific staff from AdTrav, who sponsored and helped facilitate the workshop. Fifty-five folks contributed to an engaging day-long session.  We covered … Continue reading

Posted in Airlines, Education, Hotels, Travel Procurement | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments