A Phocuswright survey of travel managers revealed that while cost savings are still the highest priority, the percentage of travel managers who give it high importance dropped from 59% in 2015 to 47% in 2018.
Traveller well-being is now the second most important consideration for travel managers behind cost savings. Business travellers want frictionless online and mobile experience. Phocuswright also found that additional mobile and tablet functionality is a strategic priority for 49% of those managing travel programs.
This whitepaper offers insight into what a modern travel platform looks like, the benefits it delivers to the company beyond the convenience of the business traveller, and includes the experiences of organisations such as Zeb, Starbucks, Egmont, Kaspersky Labs, Nasdaq, and Informa in leveraging Egencia’s technology, expertise and experience to simplify complex travel systems, while reducing cost and providing management with insight to drive the business forward.
You may also be interested in the Egencia white paper, Modernising travel procurement, and discover the ways in which CFOs and CPOs can both maximize travel revenue and minimize travel expenditures through technology-forward travel suppliers and the right policies.