Industry veterans such as Kerl Commock say that some travelers still prefer booking through an agency because it saves them time and makes flight cancellations less stressful.
In the face of strong and increasing hotel rates, travel managers and TMC's are looking beyond the price of a room to 'value-add' hotel amenities and services that can help manage travel costs. That includes everything from breakfast to parking to access to the fitness center to – that perennial hot button – free WiFi.
Celebrating its 45th anniversary, Balboa Travel, Incorporated looked back at what helped sustain their continual growth during the last forty-five years. "Our achievements can be attributed to a long history of dedication to client, employee and partner needs coupled with operational excellence," explains Founder Joe da Rosa.
Balboa Travel, a top-ranking corporate travel management company since 1969, today announced the expansion of its latest industryleading technology suite, Balboa TripShield. New advanced tools provide 20 percent average savings through audits on airfare and hotel rate.
Balboa Travel, a top-ranking corporate travel management company since 1969, just announced reports from its 24/7 TripDisruption Service, which was launched earlier this year. TripDisruption offers Balboa clients an experienced emergency response team of agents, dedicated exclusively to managing flight disruptions that typically occur due to weather, emergencies, or safety issues.
Balboa Travel, a top-ranking corporate travel management company since 1969, has hired industry powerhouse Tom Cates to lead their 2014 global growth initiatives and to diversify their national offerings. “Tom has relationships and experience in every aspect of the travel business, from every corner of the world,” says Balboa Travel’s President and CEO, Denise Jackson. “From sales, to marketing, to product management and IT consulting, Tom’s skill set takes our company’s full service capabilities to the next level.”