In a recent column for BTN Europe, MYSA Founder Gary Hurst shared his insight as to how serviced accommodation can help travel managers cut costs amid tighter budgets, and the benefits of booking directly with property owners.
Online travel agents are drawing attention, but is it the case that the tide is turning towards direct booking? While the concept presents a conundrum, is there enough momentum behind it to cause a shift in buying habits?
“Employee safety has always been high priority, now it is paramount. Corporate accommodation programmes must now factor in a much higher level of due diligence. Detailed choice of accommodation is also absolutely fundamental to support informed decision making.
By doing so, you’ll be putting your employees at the heart of your travel programme.”