General Travel Guideline

What are important parts of a travel guideline? How does it need to be designed and what kind of wording should be used? Learn more

Numiga White Paper – Best Practise Travel Management

How can travel management processes be optimised and where is potential for improvement? Travel management processes in companies are often similar - and there is almost always considerable potential for improvement. Learn more

Germany’s top 10 travel spend categories for business trips

Germany was unique in that: Lodging is the top area of T&E spend, while in most other countries airfare is the top area of spend. While average airfare spend increased from 2010 to 2011, it actually decreased as a percentage of overall spend during the same period. Learn more

Total costs for business trips by cost centres

The basic structure of expenditures for business travel is stable. While the costs for overnight lodgings are trending downward, the share of rail travel is increasing noticeably and air travel is also increasing considerably. Learn more

Numiga VAT Reclaim

Reduce your business travel costs and recover the VAT paid in other European countries. Our experts will assist you to reclaim the maximum amount of taxes. Learn more

Numiga implementation method TOC

TOC (Technology-Organisation-Communication) supports in change processes concerning travel management and travel expense accounting. TOC is a customer-oriented, holistic implementation-management for technology, organisation and communication. It enables the balance between your systems, processes and all interfaces. Learn more


USA are the most frequented business travel destination departing from Germany and Switzerland: Utrecht, April 25, 2018 - German and Swiss business travelers have the most frequented destination in the intercontinental ranking of countries in common – mostly they go to the USA, primarily to New York. The "BCD Travel 2017 Cities & Trends Report" provides information on the most frequented cities and countries of German and Swiss business travelers. The rankings are based on airline tickets booked by BCD Travel customers in Germany respectively Switzerland. Source: BCD Travel

Making Travel Data Smarter - Where Are We Now?: After lagging in the BI race, managed travel professionals now have better access to alternative data sets and sophisticated tools that will help them turn information into understanding. Advice from the pros: Stop doing what you've always done. Think bigger, think smarter and discover next-generation business travel intelligence.  Source: Business Travel news

Research from KDS Reveals Up to One Quarter of Business Travelers Embellish Their Company Expenses: Many companies continue to employ manual, outdated processes and solutions for Travel and Expense that are disjointed, inefficient and lead to employee resistance. These are the findings of a recent survey conducted by KDS to better understand the attitudes, actions and behaviors of US and UK business professionals. Other highlights from the survey include: 74% say they would prefer to book all travel components via one platform Almost 23% admit to regularly rounding up business mileage 41% are still using spreadsheets in their expense process 44% said they spend up to 60 mins, and sometimes more booking travel during working hours. Source: KDS

Delta Will Return to India in 2019: In 2019, Delta will relaunch service to Mumbai, its first service to India in about a decade. Delta CEO Ed Bastian credited the recent agreements between the U.S. and each Qatar and the United Arab Emirates for the decision. Delta had pulled out of India saying the Gulf carrier competition made service to India "economically unviable." Delta also plans to expand codesharing with partner Jet Airways in conjunction with the new service.  

Blacklane Integrates with SummitQwest: Content from chauffeured transportation network Blacklane will appear on SummitLink, the car and taxi booking tool of ground transportation management and consulting firm SummitQwest. The integration will help SummitQwest serve the global transportation needs of its clients, which include travel managers and executive assistants, according to SummitQwest CEO Jeff LaFave. Blacklane also added seven cities to its network in the past week: Manama, Bahrain; Bordeaux, Lille and Strasbourg in France; and Bilbao, Girona and San Sebastian in Spain.  

With U.A.E. & Qatar Open Skies Resolved, What Next?: After the U.S. and United Arab Emirates earlier this month reached an accord on a years-long Open Skies dispute, both sides were quick to claim victory. Partnership for Open & Fair Skies?the coalition that includes the three legacy U.S. carriers, plus airline employee organizations?called it "a win for American jobs" via campaign manager Scott Reed. U.S. Airlines for Open Skies, which disagreed that Middle Eastern carriers had violated the agreements, called it a "thoughtful approach" that "will allow all sectors of commercial aviation to grow stronger than ever." U.S. Airlines for Open Skies includes JetBlue and Hawaiian Airlines.



TM Downloads

BCD Travel - Traveler Management White Paper 12/2012

This BCD Travel white paper demonstrates various options to motivate employees to plan, book and finally carry out their business travel better and more efficiently.


BCD Travel Study - Advito 2013 Industry Forecast 12/2012

Focused on air travel, hotels, conferences as well as rail and road travel, the study provides a global look ahead to developments in 2013. At the same time, purchase recommendations as well as spotlights and developments are described.


VDR Business Travel Report Germany 2013

Additional information and analyses, order a printed copy at


SAP Cloud for Travel - Overview 04/2013

SAP Cloud for travel (formerly known as SAP Travel OnDemand): A solution designed for travellers, managers, auditors and CFOs to meet their individual demands. Control your travel costs, facilitate corporate compliance and increase your process efficiency.


Optimise your Travel Management Process with SAP TM

Business trips are often necessary - especially in an organisation active on the global stage - and they constitute a considerable cost factor. No surprise that ways and means are sought to reduce the unavoidable travel costs. The SAP study presents suitable options for reducing your expenditures.


AirPlus White Paper

Mobile payment - How will it transform corporate travel and expense management.


BTN Report - Corporate Travel Index 2013

The report illustrates the daily costs of business travel and provides corporate travel professionals around the world with detailed information on rates in benchmark cities.