Welcome to The Future of Corporate Travel, a video series that dives into the main challenges business travel consultants are facing today and how TMC technology can address them.

While there is little doubt about the ongoing recovery of corporate travel, the industry has become more dynamic and complex than ever. To stay relevant and grow, Travel Management Companies (TMCs) need to think differently, embrace change, and innovate with new solutions and strategies. Sabre’s Robbie Thomas, Senior Director of Product Strategy, and Sarah Sheppard, Senior Director of Product Management, explore the future of corporate travel with Andrew Clarke, Commercial Director of the Business Travel Association.

Watch the videos below to hear their conversation or read on for more insights.

Episode 1: The TMC executive ‘wake-up test’

What’s on the mind of TMC leaders today? Explore takes on the top three tech priorities of TMCs –productivity, content and intelligence. 

In this episode:

Top priorities for TMCs / GDS as platform provider

Episode 2: Driving value through automation

Travel consultants spend as much as 70% of their workday performing manual, repeatable, non-revenue generating tasks. Learn what Sabre can offer in terms of automation and efficiency to unlock the value of tailored offers for TMCs.

In this episode:

Automation / Workflow Management / Traveler self-service / Automated Refunds & Automated Exchange / Automation Hub / TicketExpress

Episode 3: Exploring the benefits of offers and orders for TMCs

The fundamental question TMC customers ask: ‘What value am I getting from offers and orders?’ Learn more about the transformation of air retailing and what benefits it brings to TMCs.

In this episode:

Benefits from orders and offers / NDC / Air retailing

Episode 4: Helping TMCs improve the booking experience through virtual payments

Check out Sabre plans to drive the industry forward with payments solutions.

In this episode:

Sabre Virtual Payments / Travel booking experience

Episode 5: Accelerating transformation and innovation with Google and Sabre Labs

Find out the value of Sabre’s partnership with Google Cloud and what the digital transformation at play means for the business and, more importantly, for TMC customers.  

In this episode:

Google Partnership / Sabre Travel AI / Sabre Labs / Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)

Many thanks to the Business Travel Association for this exciting conversation.

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