The MacNair Travel Leadership Blog

Data Sharing: Providing Visibility in Managed Travel Programs

Posted by Mike MacNair on Oct 18, 2016 12:00:00 PM

In today’s data-driven world, companies have access to all types of valuable traveler data: from personal information to preferred airlines and hotels. Travel managers can see employee preferences for travel times, direct or indirect flights, and seat choices. By analyzing credit card usage, it is easy to discover where and when travelers ordered meals or if they watched a movie on the plane.

But what do you do with all of this data? Share it! By disseminating travel data among different business groups in your organization, your managed travel program gains visibility. Turning raw travel data into valuable information can help travel managers improve the travel policy, track traveler compliance and help in budget forecasting.

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Topics: Data Sharing, Managed Travel