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December 3, 2020

New Skift Report: The State of Corporate Travel and Expense 2021

Grant Martin
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88%. That’s the percentage of business travellers who agree business travel is important for driving company growth. A full 86% of travel managers feel the same.

So when will we be getting back to business? What does this new normal look like? And most importantly: Are. You. Ready?

These are just some of the statistics and topics covered in “The State of Corporate T&E 2021: The Path to Recovery”—the latest report from Skift and TripActions.

Combining deep reporting, expert opinions, and a survey of several hundred business travellers, travel managers, and T&E leaders, this report offers a clear and honest vision about the state of corporate travel for 2021…and what a successful corporate travel programme looks like moving forward.

One key to success will be in protecting employees while saving money, says Danny Finkel, Chief Travel Officer of TripActions in the report. That means having the right data and insights to make decisions and the right platform to make sure those policies and admin capabilities deploy properly.

Download this report now and you’ll also discover:

  • When Will Travel Return? This is the burning question. Both companies and business travellers are itching to return to the face-to-face meetings that offer the greatest opportunities for business success. But the answer is not black and white. In the report, travel managers weigh in on how they expect this phased-in process to work.

  • What’s Changed? Hear what priorities have shifted for the road warrior, and learn some of the new strategies they’re considering to optimise time on the road. It’s a new world for travel managers as well, and you’ll find out what that important group now needs from TMCs to be successful.

  • What Are the Most Common Pain Points? Learn some of the obstacles business travellers and travel managers face—and what would help ease everyone’s transition back into road-warrior mode.

  • Is Your Company Ready? Does your corporate travel department have access to the real-time data it needs to operate in this new normal? What about tools that are optimised for traveller safety and happiness or programme cost control?

As we start to get back to normal, 2021 could be astoundingly successful…for those who come prepared. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the trends and insights that can help you do just that.

Download “The State of Corporate T&E 2021: The Path to Recovery” today.

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