This is the third in a series of posts taking a broad view of the value you can unlock when booking hotels.
Part 3: Added value for the finance function
Roomex enables you to reduce hotel costs – savings that go straight to your company’s bottom line. Which is already great news for company finances – but it’s just the start.
This is the second in a series of posts taking a broad view of the value you can unlock when booking hotels.
Part 2: Added value for the procurement function
Hotels are a spend category that has gone unmanaged and uncontrolled for many years. This has been the case for a number of reasons, but the main one has simply been that with digitalisation, it seemed very difficult for procurement officers to squeeze any additional value out of hotels. What is the point of negotiating corporate deals when anyone can go online and get a better deal on hotel booking sites?
This is the first in a series of posts that will set out the ‘hidden value’ of booking hotels via Roomex.com
Part 1: Added value for the hotel booker
There has been a lot of discussion in the media recently about whether it is best to book hotels via online sites or simply to go directly to the hotels themselves.
Unmanaged hotel spend also exposes finance professionals to compliance risk.
It’s getting to that time of year again when things start getting a little out of control.
Most companies are au fait with the idea that December is not the most productive time of the year for staff, therefore it's generally the best time to arrange a rewarding incentive trip or party (usually in the form of a Christmas getaway) for employees.
Picture this: It's Monday morning. There are 94 emails in your inbox. You have four meetings scheduled before 2pm, a conference call, board report notes to prep and the unenviable task of booking flights and hotels, within a tight budget, for three C-level executives for an international conference before close of day.
You might just about drown in your coffee cup.
Roomex, the online hotel booking platform for business travel, is launching a brand new hotel booking engine on Wednesday at the London Business Travel Show 2016. Roomex offers corporate rates at over 550,000 hotels worldwide and has saved its clients on average 21% against BAR in the last 12 months. The new booking platform will build on developments in 2015 and result in an even faster and easier booking process.