Posted on: 12/11/2012 by Greg Webb – President, Sabre Travel Network
Although some may consider the practice 'dated,' I still like to reference the late Emily Post for matters relating to anniversaries. Emily Post, a renowned author on proper etiquette and the original Miss. Manners, says the appropriate (and traditional) celebratory gift for Egencia’s 10-year anniversary is a present made of tin or aluminum. However, over the years there’s been a shift from ‘traditional’ gifts to a more contemporary view of acknowledgement. As I ponder suitable tin/aluminum gifts for Egencia (or diamonds per the modern view), it causes me to reflect on how things continue to evolve - culture ...
Posted on: 11/07/2012 by Rob Greyber – President, Egencia
Today represents a significant milestone at Egencia and officially marks our ten-year anniversary, our first decade as a company. It was 10 years ago that Expedia, our parent company, began its journey into corporate travel. What started as a new business unit of Expedia rapidly blossomed into Egencia, now one of the Top 5 TMCs in the world, based on a legacy of industry-leading technology, products, and business travel solutions and service.
And what a decade it’s been!
Posted on: 09/06/2012 by Tracy Thompson – Senior Marketing Writer at Egencia
When we rely too much on technology - or take it for granted - there’s always an incident that brings us back down to earth.
The incident that I’m talking about is the recent “Black Hat” hacker security breach for hotel key-cards. Using an Arduino controller – an all-in-one, $35 self-contained micro controller - a hacker figured out how to defeat (unlock) common hotel key-card locks in 2-tenths of a second.
Posted on: 07/03/2012 by Tracy Thompson
Egencia just unveiled its 2012 Global Corporate Travel Benchmarking Study and Travel Manager Research, evaluating the current business travel landscape and supply environment for air, hotel and rail inventory. The study is designed to help travel managers gain insight into today’s supply landscape, and demystify the complex pricing fluctuations and ongoing changes in the industry.
Posted on: 07/03/2012 by Courtney McAra
Due to some unforeseen circumstances I have been to SeaTac International airport six times in the last five weeks. SIX TIMES! Now, I know that isn’t significant to many of you, but I’m not your typical road warrior. In 2010, I only traveled for business twice. It was then that I learned some very important lessons when it’s comes to travel, and I think they have served me well.