Vantage Point tool visualizes a standard set of key performance indicators around areas like spend, compliance and traveler behavior . The platform is also customizable to suit a client's specific visualization, though Beard said DVI would like
em></strong>Separate or integrated with the TMC, booking tool data provides insight into travel spend, traveler behavior and compliance. Booking tools can provide raw data, reports or an online analytics platform, which is likely to
travel behavior and T&E savings. This year, HPE is rewriting its global meetings and events policy to shape traveler behavior and compliance and to capture greater ROI.</p><p>HPE uses Carlson Wagonlit Travel as its global TMC. It
reporting system for itself, Atlas, which combines TMC booking data, supplier contracts, service-level agreements and HR data to produce dashboards detailing total spending, traveler behavior and contract performance.</p>
Volume, of course, remains king in airline negotiations, but a smaller program that can demonstrate compliance and business on key routes will have an advantage against larger programs with little grasp of data and traveler behavior .
who ultimately need to leverage data from these systems as the backbone of supplier negotiations and, often, of traveler behavior management. Advancement here can help drive changes that will benefit the program overall.</p><p><strong
better experience for them and provide better engagement touch points. That's going to drive cost control and drive traveler behavior ," she said, taking trip disruption as her reference. "Infrequent travelers, in particular, may overspend to
know what kind of demand will follow.</p><p> The company also would have a competitive edge in understanding traveler behavior based on its vast number of bookings, as well as its combined loyalty program. "Certainly people pay billions
The big three still place a high value on corporate business, and low-cost carriers are going after market share. Buyers with a grasp of their program data and the ability to control traveler behavior still can command favorable deals.
In many organizations, the focus of ongoing travel savings initiatives has been about changing traveler behavior to comply with policies, preferred suppliers and budgets. What are the latest trends and strategies to cajole, engage or mandate