Among the most relevant issues these days — in every sector — is determining to what extent new technologies should supplant traditional practices, e.g., online credibility (AirBnb, HomeAway) vs. offline credibility (traditional hotels), searchable real estate listings (Trulia) vs. traditional brokers. In the booking of corporate travel, however, the general consensus seems to be that Internet technology reduces overall spend, but at what invisible costs? Continue reading →
Homewood Suites have just released the results of a survey they conducted with over 550 business travelers about the amenities they look for on the road. The study found that travelers wish to recreate their home-experience and to maximize networking opportunities with business associates and other travelers.