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Sourcing Hotel Programs Successfully: Key Determinants

July 18, 2019 / by ALTOUR posted in Travel Management, ALTOUR Meetings & Incentives, Hotel Sourcing

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Through OMNIA Partners, Private Sector Travel Management Program, ALTOUR shares best-in-class hotel sourcing practices.


Negotiating hotel discounts and optimizing savings is among the biggest challenges companies with midsize travel programs face.

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OMNIA Partners Is Among GPOs Focusing on Corporate Travel

February 13, 2019 / by The Company Dime posted in Travel, Travel Management, Weichert Corporate Housing, ALTOUR Meetings & Incentives, Direct Travel, National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, SummitQwest

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In its infancy, group purchasing organizations showed little to no attention to travel as a category. However, over the years the landscape has changed and travel management services have since become sought after contracts. Within the travel vertical alone, OMNIA Partners has seen an 8% to 20% savings for both private and public members!

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4 Tips for Managing Employee Travel Around the Holidays

December 17, 2018 / by Direct Travel posted in Travel, Travel Management, Direct Travel

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Originally posted by Direct Travel on the DT Navigator blog.

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Procurement Strategies You Can Apply to Travel

October 29, 2018 / by Direct Travel posted in Travel, Travel Management, Direct Travel

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Originally posted by Direct Travel on the DT Navigator blog.

Every year, GBTA Convention is a great place to learn, network and find new ways to gain more clarity in your travel management program. Now that the largest annual gathering of business travel professionals in the world has come to a close, we want to share with you our notes from an insightful education session by our partner – OMNIA Partners.

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The Millennial Shift In Business Travel

May 29, 2018 / by Direct Travel posted in Travel, Travel Management, Direct Travel

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Millennials are the next generation to shape the future of procurement, travel management and business. Defined as people born between 1982 and 2000, millennials represent more than one quarter of the nation’s population, making them the largest generation in US history. By 2020, over half of the workforce will be made up of millennials, and their different mindset, habits and preferences can have an impact on your company’s bottom line.

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Fleet Management: An Interview with the Experts

October 17, 2017 / by Sonda Sahley posted in Travel Management, Car Rental, National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Procurement

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When thinking about your car rental program and provider, does fleet management come to mind as a major consideration? If it doesn’t, then you are not alone. It’s a topic I bring up a lot when talking about car rental with new members, so I wanted to take a few minutes to tell you why fleet management should be important to you too.

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GPOs & Travel: Definitions and Trends [Video]

July 20, 2017 / by Sonda Sahley posted in Travel, Travel Management

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Questions about what a group purchasing organization (GPO) is, or what it has to do with emerging travel categories?

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What I Learned at Concur Fusion 2017

June 16, 2017 / by Sonda Sahley posted in Travel, Travel Management, Direct Travel

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Almost all of the companies that we work with use some kind of online booking tool (OBT) and expense software for travel. Some companies love what they have and, as I mentioned in an earlier post, others feel that their tools are underutilized for a variety of reasons.

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Is Your Online Booking Tool (OBT) Performing?

April 24, 2017 / by Sonda Sahley posted in Travel, Travel Management, Direct Travel

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As a travel partner development representative, members often come to me with similar complaints about online booking tools (OBTs) “it can’t do this…” or “it can’t do that.” However, once we get into deeper conversations about the issues, I quickly realize that it’s not an issue with the actual OBT technology, but instead certain functionalities are turned off and alerts aren’t set up. Or, the company policy isn’t tied to the tool correctly, so travelers aren’t warned when they are making non-compliant travel arrangements.

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