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Opportunities to improve travel and expense processes for enhanced business operations
5 days ago
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bi
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big data
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compliance
Amid complex challenges, AI and ethical travel policies present key improvements for Australian and New Zealand firms' management of travel and expense processes.
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How CFOs can turn challenges into business opportunities during turbulent operating conditions
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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digital transformation
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business travel
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travel
Amidst operating turbulence, CFOs in Australia and New Zealand are embracing agility, digital transformation, and supply chain resilience to effectively navigate and leverage business hurdles for growth opportunities.
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You're invited for Breakfast Bites: Travel is back on the agenda - what consumers are longing for
Fri, 3rd Dec 2021
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digital marketing
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travel
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business travel
The pandemic's impact on travel and tourism will have a long-lasting historical effect, but there's good news ahead, says Similarweb.
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Study shows business travellers want new COVID-19 safety measures
Fri, 30th Apr 2021
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business travel
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amadeus
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covid-19
Business travellers are eager to travel, but only with correct safety measures in place, according to a new study from Amadeus.
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Travel opportunities abound for China-based companies despite ongoing global uncertainty
Fri, 25th Oct 2019
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travel
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business travel
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american express
More than half of China-based companies believe the country's Belt and Road initiative is creating opportunities for business travel.
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Lonely Planet partners with Acquia to enhance the travel experience
Fri, 12th Jul 2019
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travel
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business travel
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travel apps
Lonely Planet partners with Acquia to enhance its digital platforms, providing users with a seamless and personalised travel experience.
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'Visual hacking' a privacy risk to business travellers
Tue, 18th Jun 2019
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privacy
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business travel
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3m
3M study: 80% of business travellers see 'visual hacking' risk but fail to safeguard screens.
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Best mileage reporting practices for businesses
Tue, 30th Oct 2018
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business travel
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expense management
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retail
When it comes to business travel expenses, some still have to be done the manual way and they often rely on employee estimates.
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How to overcome data blind spots in travel & expense management
Mon, 24th Apr 2017
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cfo
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concur
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business travel
Concur says that data blind spots can occur when internal travel and expense management (TEM) systems don’t allow for easy monitoring and measurement.
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The top scams you should watch out for when travelling abroad
Tue, 18th Apr 2017
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email security
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cybersecurity
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scams
Stay vigilant abroad: Concur unveils top nine travel scams targeting tourists, from dodgy ATMs to fake hotel charges.
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The five-step process to keeping employees safe during business travel
Mon, 5th Sep 2016
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concur
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business travel
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communication
Employers' duty of care obligations need to be more closely managed as employees become more autonomous and book more business travel.
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Serko & Xero officially launch travel booking app for small businesses
Tue, 26th Jul 2016
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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xero
Serko and Xero officially launched their joint travel app 'serko.travel' yesterday, providing booking integration for small businesses across ANZ.
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SME travel booking options no longer up in the air
Tue, 5th Jul 2016
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serko
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business travel
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travel apps
Until now, SMEs were getting the short end of the stick, as they can't get access to purpose-built travel agent bookings. Serko wants to change that.
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Increase in corporate travel requires better tech, says Concur
Tue, 17th May 2016
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concur
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business travel
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expense management
Business travel is on the rise, highlighting the need for technology platforms to make the process more efficient, according to Concur.
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Analyst Opinion: Operators make roaming more transparent and affordable
Mon, 18th Apr 2016
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telecommunications
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ovum
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business travel
Mobile roaming sheds its 'secret' tag as operators slash costs, wooing globetrotters with clear, wallet-friendly rates.
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New Serko feature allows travellers to track luggage
Mon, 7th Sep 2015
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serko
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business travel
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retail
Serko launches Bag Tracker, a new feature that allows users to track their luggage on its mobile platform. #travel.
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Employee travel expense data needs to visible
Thu, 3rd Sep 2015
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Concur urges firms to boost transparency of employee travel spending, driving cost savings and policy compliance.
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Businesses around the world flock to Airbnb's new travel programme
Mon, 24th Aug 2015
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business travel
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airbnb
Over 500 firms join Airbnb's business travel programme in a single day, embracing diverse and flexible corporate accommodation options.
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Kiwi employers face increased responsibility for travelling employees
Thu, 19th Feb 2015
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concur
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business travel
Kiwi firms must now ensure worker safety abroad amidst escalating travel hazards, says Concur.
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Spice up your next vacation
Mon, 1st Aug 2011
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cloud services
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websites
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travel
Unusual sleeps await: Discover the world's strangest hotels, from a mobile room atop Paris to coffins in Berlin. Adventure beyond the norm!.
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The perfect storm for teleworking
Sun, 1st Feb 2009
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it training
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us
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productivity
Now is the time to do what you’ve talked about for ages – take a look at your unsustainable travel policies and do the sums.