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Woman Learns about Business Travel Booking

A monthly roundup of business travel news, featuring important technology updates, helpful links and resources, and the latest from the industry.

FAQ: Top 15 Things Travel Managers Ask About Concur Travel

Whether you are new to Christopherson Business Travel or Concur Travel, new to managing travel, or you are a seasoned professional, our goal is to make your job easier.

To this end, we queried our account managers, support specialists, and business development managers to find out which questions travel managers are asking most frequently about Concur Travel. You can read the FAQ roundup here with all the answers.

Travel Vendor Health & Safety Guide 

Christopherson’s Travel Vendor Health & Safety Guide was recently updated with new information. Please share this with your travelers. As a reminder, our COVID-19 Information Hub is always accessible from our website and provides not only this resource, but access to state and country travel restrictions, and more.

Executive Q&A: Christopherson’s CRO Shares What Companies Really Need From TMCs

We continued our Executive Q&A series last month by interviewing Christopherson’s new Chief Revenue Officer, Kathleen Roberts. She shares her thoughts on what organizations really need from corporate travel management companies, the value of partnership, and the opportunities that lie ahead for the business travel industry. Read the interview here.

Carry On: How Travel Advisors Will Get You Back to Traveling 

Andavo Travel, Christopherson’s leisure vacation division, outlined the value and benefits of using travel advisors in a post-pandemic world.

Meet the Business Travelers Who Can’t Wait to Get Back on the Road 

Some business travelers welcomed the pandemic’s pause. Not these road warriors, says the Washington Post.

GBTA Study: Post-Pandemic Permanence for New Booking Restrictions, Not Pre-Trip Policies

A significant majority of corporate travel departments have implemented stricter booking policies amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and many of those requirements are likely to become permanent, according to a new study from the Global Business Travel Association.

Business Travelers Face a Potential Rental Car Shortage

“Can you even get a reservation?” “How long are you willing to stand in a line?” Those are some of the questions business travelers may have to ask this summer, Business Travel News reports, if car rental suppliers don’t have enough vehicles available to service them.

Research Snapshot: North American Airline Performance Q4 2020

COVID-19 continues to take its toll on airline performance. This new Research Snapshot from our global affiliate BCD Travel takes a closer look at the financial and operational performance of North America’s largest airlines in Q4 2020.

Good News Break

A few non-travel-related stories our team members enjoyed this week.