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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


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


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

Man looking at his phone at a train station

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


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

Expense tracking

5 ways to control your expenses as a growing SMB

A digital expense system isn’t often considered a top priority for growing businesses. But managing cost and prioritising investment for the best return is crucial for any growing business to scale. Establishing good processes and principles from the outset means you save bigger as your business grows. Cloud-based expense management systems give you the visibility […]

June 5 ∙ 4 minutes read

Spotify on a plane

Travel and the subscription economy: what we can learn from Spotify

Over the last few decades, industries everywhere have begun to adopt subscription business models. Spotify, the music streaming service, has taken the place of CDs and iPods, Netflix has replaced DVD collections with on-demand films and TV series, and companies like Gousto and Les Mills offer everything from dinner to gym classes either straight to […]

May 29 ∙ 4 minutes read


Salesforce and the importance of workplace community

Tomorrow would have been Salesforce’s annual London World Tour. One of the highlights of our year, we first launched SalesTrip to the Salesforce community last year, even going so far as to win the AppExchange’s renowned DemoJam. You can read more about that here.  Fast forward 12 months and the very venue we were expecting […]

May 20 ∙ 4 minutes read

Pencil sharpenings

The next four hours

“What am I doing right now? I am going to spend the next four hours sharpening my axe.” I’m a travel geek through and through. With the exception of one year as a teacher, my entire adult life has been spent working in the travel industry. The current global pandemic concerning COVID-19 is one of […]

May 15 ∙ 4 minutes read


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