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Insights

Shifting your business travel analysis from cost to value

We’re so used to hearing it now, but the Coronavirus pandemic has been catastrophic for the travel industry. There are daily stories on airlines seeking bailout deals, once popular routes being cancelled, rock bottom passenger confidence and more. And when you come to consider how much airlines rely on the expensive business travel tickets to […]

October 14 ∙ 8 minutes read

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The productivity drain of “expenses fatigue” – and how to eliminate it

Making expense claims and submitting expense reports are often seen as a massive drain on time, time that employees could otherwise be spending on productive and revenue-generating work. In particular, for billable employees – those people whose work can be charged back to a client – every hour spent organising expenses is wasted revenue for […]

July 30 ∙ 5 minutes read

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The recovery of business travel: a news roundup

A couple of months ago, we discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the future of travel, providing a roundup of what industry specialists thought would happen next. It barely covered the debate about when flight schedules would resume as each country tried to deal with national lockdowns. Instead, predictions were about one trip meetings disappearing, […]

July 24 ∙ 4 minutes read

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How to do a lot with a little

The SalesTrip engineering team has a reputation for execution. A very senior of the Salesforce AppExchange team told us, “You’ve done more in 1 year than most do in 6 [years]”. Likewise, we’ve had a senior member of one of the best known (and oldest) Salesforce ISV businesses express amazement that we’ve done so much with such […]

July 21 ∙ 4 minutes read

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Why the future of business travel will be dictated by company CRM systems

“Customer relationship management tools are conquering the corporate world, and the implications for managed travel are profound.” In his article towards the end of 2019, prolific industry figurehead Amon Cohen stated the above. And with total spend on CRM software growing 13.7% to $48.2 billion in 2018 according to Gartner, who can blame him? It’s […]

July 14 ∙ 4 minutes read

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Five tips from a lockdown CTO

Having an excellent engineering team has meant that our transition to a globally locked down workforce didn’t come with too many bumps along the way. Instead it’s meant that we needed to make a series of adjustments to our operating model to ensure that our people and our business remained healthy as well as efficient. […]

July 6 ∙ 4 minutes read

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The return of domestic business travel: tips to simplify expenses

A June poll of members of the Global Business Travel Association revealed that half of respondents felt domestic business trips would restart in the next three months.  We’re already seeing signs of this happening and with countries gradually lifting restrictions, cross-border travel is set to increase. It may not be via a plane for a […]

June 26 ∙ 6 minutes read

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News

SalesTrip Product Showcase – Summer 2020

Here at SalesTrip, our mission is to transform how people work outside the office, so their organisations can thrive in return.   To make that mission a reality, we’re constantly looking for ways to innovate and improve our expense management and travel system, so employees feel better supported to do their work without compromising their company’s […]

June 17 ∙ 4 minutes read

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The impact of COVID-19 on the future of travel: a news roundup

It was 11:59pm on 31st December 2019, New Year’s Eve, and we were just about to welcome in a new decade. Some were looking forward to continued health and happiness, others new starts and perhaps new careers. What we were blissfully unaware of was that a defining moment of the decade was around the corner […]

June 12 ∙ 6 minutes read

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