More recent stories from Tim MacDonald
Who we are
Continually innovating for our customers
At Concur, our customers are the north star that fuels our innovation. That is why we are proud to share that for the sixth year in a row and eighth time in ten years, Concur has been named the ‘Most Admired Travel Technology Company’ in the...

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Who we are
Work smart: A travel program that grows with you
Most organizations, regardless of size, require some amount of business travel. According to IDC, businesses using a cloud-based travel and expense (T&E) platform spend 49% less time on travel planning and 70% less time creating expense...

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Travel & Expense Trends
The impact of millennials on corporate travel and expense – and why it may...
Within the past year, millennials (born 1981-1997) surpassed baby boomers (born 1946-1964) as the largest living generation in the U.S. and make up the largest share of employees in the American workforce, according to Pew Research. This...

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Direct booking challenge grows as hotels lure business travelers
As companies worldwide grapple with the rise of direct booking, suppliers are accelerating this industry shift by bringing strong incentives to business travelers. In fact, to build customer loyalty and business, hotels are making big investments...

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Handling direct booking: integrating T&E
As we said in last week’s post, we believe direct booking is a problem that’s only going to grow-and to address it, the next generation of integrated travel and expense needs to do more. It is not a simple fix. It’s not enough to simply connect...

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The Challenge of Direct Booking
Concur has been committed to improving corporate travel for more than two decades. In collaboration with clients, suppliers, technology partners and TMCs, we aspire to make things easier for travelers travel managers. Throughout our 22-year...

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The truth about TripLink
Myth #1: TripLink requires adopting an open booking travel policy.The truth: Even Concur customers with the strictest of travel and expense policies are seeing value in TripLink precisely because it delivers benefits without requiring a change in...

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A different world demands different thinking
TripLink proving the right solution to extend managed travel benefits to direct bookingsJust over seven years ago, the Apple App Store didn’t exist. Today, more than 1.4 million iOS apps have been created1 and downloaded one hundred billion...

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Improving Work & Business Travel, One Connection at a Time
I have to say, we live in an exciting time. Never before have there been so many choices, so many new ideas, so many people believing that through connection they can build a better way to work and travel. But there’s so much more potential....

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