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US Travel Insurance Association Conference

US TRAVEL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

March 29-01, 2020
The US Travel Insurance Association Conference represents the nation's largest travel insurance organizations and it aims to foster ethical and professional standards of industry conduct, cultivate effective state and federal government relations, inform and assist members, and educate consumers...

Destination Capitol Hill

DESTINATION CAPITOL HILL

April 01-02, 2020
The event brings travel leaders from across the country to Washington, D.C. to educate policymakers about the power of travel. The program combines a legislative day on Capitol Hill with advocacy training, guest speakers and peer-to-peer networking. DCH provides delegates with an opportunity to lear...

DUCO Travel Summit

DUCO TRAVEL SUMMIT

March 30-03, 2020
DUCO Travel Summit is a high-end tourism event held annually in Florence, Italy.
It promotes the excellence of Italian hospitality to the world’s most important buyers.
DUCO is an invitation-only event featuring top producers, English-speaking travel advisors,
and outstand...

Mountain Travel Symposium 2020

MOUNTAIN TRAVEL SYMPOSIUM 2020

March 29-04, 2020
Mountain Travel Symposium is the single largest and longest-running annual gathering of mountain travel professionals in the world and has been called the SXSW of ski. Representatives from over 35 countries establish relationships, build their business, and create a stronger mountain business commun...

27th Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition

27TH MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL & TOURISM EXHIBITION

March 17-19, 2020
MITT is the largest B2B travel event in Russia and the CIS, attracting representatives of the tourism industry from Russia and other regions of the world. MITT is one of the world’s TOP 5 leading travel and tourism exhibitions in the world. Annually thousands of market players meet at MITT. It...

SAP Concur Fusion

SAP CONCUR FUSION

March 09-12, 2020
SAP Concur Fusion is the annual conference that brings together 3,000+ SAP Concur customers, partners, and experts for four days of valuable educational and networking experiences. Attend Fusion to learn how to tackle business challenges and find opportunities to help your company run at its best. E...

BC Tourism Industry Conference

BC TOURISM INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

March 04-06, 2020
The BC Tourism Industry Conference will be providing a forum for tourism businesses and stakeholders from around British Columbia to come together to learn from experts and each other about the key issues, challenges and best practices in the industry. It will provide the attendees with the opportun...

Travel Technology Europe

TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY EUROPE

February 26-27, 2020
Travel Technology Europe (TTE) is the leading event for anyone working in the travel technology industry.Whether you are working within senior commercial management, IT or marketing, TTE is the place where travel intermediaries meet to get new ideas to help them harness their business potential via ...

 

Webinars

MAR 31, 2020 | 11:00 AM
HOW VIRTUAL PAYMENTS ARE CHANGING THE TRAVEL LANDSCAPE
The travel industry generates millions of payment transactions per year and in 2018 experienced a 7.3% increase in the total number of travel bookings according to Phocuswright's Global Online Travel Overview 2019. Payments solutions can be very complex, with multiple payment methods o...
MAR 31, 2020 | 02:00 PM
MANAGE YOUR TRAVEL RISKS IN TODAY’S VOLATILE WORLD
Employees are the most valuable asset of any organisation. In today's volatile world, duty of care must remain front of mind for all companies regardless of size, industry, or location. By partnering with a travel management company, businesses can keep informed of how travel has been ...
APR 01, 2020
NAVIGATING THE CHALLENGES OF BEING A TRAVEL AGENT
Are you finding challenges with navigating the ebbs and flows of cruise travel? Join us for a topical and encouraging discussion on setting and maintaining your course to successful cruise sales.
APR 02, 2020 | 11:00 AM
BOOKING AND MANAGING AIRFARE ONLINE
Tips on how to book and manage tickets online, from changes to cancellation, and airline credits – what are they, who controls them, how to reuse them
APR 02, 2020 | 11:00 am
SIMPLIFYING TRAVEL AND EXPENSE FOR ENTERPRISES
Struggling with an inefficient expense reimbursement process and lack of visibility in your company’s spend? Join us as we look at how digitalization and technologies are transforming the way that Travel and Expense Management is handled by the Finance function in Enterprises today.
APR 07, 2020 | 01:00 PM
A CLIA CRUISE LINE WEBINAR: TAUCK
Join Mary Murrin, Tauck’s Cruising Specialist, to learn what’s new with Tauck River Cruising in 2021, including…our two new cruises on the Danube and inland Dutch waterways, some great enhancements to existing best sellers and an in-depth view of our newest riverboat on ...

WEBINAR THE MODERN CFO'S APPROACH TO T&E MANAGEMENT
Travel expenses often account for at least 10% of a company’s budget, and yet many organizations still don’t have optimal visibility or control over that spend. In the face of this glaring disconnect, what’s a modern CFO to do? In this webinar, TripActions’ VP of Finance, Francis Moran, an...
WEBINAR THE ULTIMATE UNMANAGED-TO-MANAGED TRAVEL CHECKLIST
If you’ve never managed corporate travel before, it’s difficult to know where to begin — Which features make sense for your business and employees? How much visibility and reporting will you get? Will traveling employees even bother to use it in the first place? Hosted by TripActions Direc...
EXPERIENCE THE CUNARD DIFFERENCE
For more than 178 years, Cunard has been a leader in not only forging this great cruise industry but in also providing guests life long memories and unique experiences.We want to talk with you about how Cunard is a one of a kind cruise experience and contemporary in every facet. We will sh...
TACKLE DISRUPTION IN THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY
Join Ipsos’ John Flesta and other expert panelists as they share their thoughts on emerging trends and this year’s outlook for the travel industry.
TAX PLANNING AND GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESS TRAVEL AND ENTERTAINMENT DEDUCTIONS
Gain a better understanding of deductions allowed under the federal tax code and save your company money. Learn the specifics of documenting business travel, meals and entertainment expense to ensure you can take full advantage of the deduction allowed under the federal tax code. Ensure th...
BLEISURE IN MANAGED TRAVEL: HOW AND WHY TO EMBRACE
Travelers are embracing the concept of bleisure travel combining business trips with leisure extensions before or after work assignments but are companies embracing it?  If so, why and how?Listen as corporate travel executives discuss the surge in this trend and demographics of those ...

RESOURCES

Global hospitality data company STR has released hotel industry reports for the week ending March 21 and in nearly all markets, the metrics are continuing to get worse due to the ongoing pandemic of t...

As the effort to contain COVID-19 drives countries to close their borders and airlines to ground fleets, the corporate travel management community remains on the front line of getting people home or t...

Travel managers have long looked for a way to improve the traveler experience. They’re providing new tools and services to the employees, hoping that this will increase compliance and reduce cos...

As markets around the world reel from the turmoil of the COVID-19 coronavirus, companies of all sizes are feeling the effects - perhaps none more so than those in and adjacent to the travel industry. ...

Payments are now accepted as one of the areas adding friction to the traveler journey, from the booking process to being on a trip, according to new research. The Frictionless Travel Payments: From Co...

Technology’s a double-edged sword, and it will just get sharper. On one hand, it’s wonderful to have a complete toolbox in one hand (camera, photo library and editor, tickets and itinerary...

With trade shows cancelled and companies limiting or even banning travel, Mark Manduca, aviation analyst at Citi, recently raised the question: “Will corporate travel ever truly recover again?&r...

SITA, the leading IT provider for the air transport industry, has made six predictions about how ultra-fast 5G networks will bring major change for airports, airlines, and passengers. With download sp...

The over-reliance of a large number of organizations on Travel Risk apps, SOS alert technology and 24/7 Global Security Operation Centers (GSOCs) foster a false sense of security among travelers. Even...