This article discusses some of the key points from the Global Business Travel Association Convention in Boston, including:
- Airbnb going corporate, with the integration with Concur’s online booking tool, a major step toward the corporate travel mainstream although acceptance has been slow.
- A rise in competition the corporate expenses space, with major travel management companies announcing integration with a variety of expense tools.
- Giving travelers more choice and control with improvements to mobile tools for travelers and hotel sourcing.
- Disruptive startups trying to break into the corporate travel ecosystem, with a small pocket of true innovation in the corporate travel space growing in stature.
Photo Credit: The 2017 GBTA Convention in Boston. Skift