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Bizaway business travel between savings and sustainability

Business travel management opens to new horizons digital with Bizaway. But what changes for the companies they adopt integrated technological applications to reporting and booking systems? Today, as work methods change and with them business travel, it becomes even more important to measure the efficiency and savings of each trip.

Without forgetting that sustainability passes from a cultural theme to a budget topic for business travel, therefore tracking CO2 consumption becomes a priority practice for the travel manager.

Business travel for Bizaway: savings for companies

Among the finalists of Italian Mission Awards again this year there is Bizaway, which likes to call itself one travel tech companythat is, a technological company that provides services to businesses to make their employees travel.

In fact it is a Tmc with a lot of IATA license and in the world of innovative companies it has become one scaleup, that is, a startup that has reached a higher level of maturity. Booking hotels and apartments, trains, flights and mobilitywith Bizaway a well-known consulting firm in Italy has spared 165 thousand euros in one year.

Based on this good reputation, 250 SMEs and companies entered the customer portfolio in 2021.

How does Bizaway work?

What people like about Bizaway is the trio of technological efficiency, assistance to the traveler and containment of the environmental impact. And the average savings of 25% compared to a traditional Tmc does not hurt.

But how does Bizaway work?

The platform adopts a “multi-supplier” model: it integrates technologically with the players whose services it sells.

Among the most significant connections for business travel there are Trenitalia (including after-sales activities such as changing tickets), Riskline for information and risk management services for employees traveling on business.

It’s still, Europ Assistance for the provision of specific policies and assistance for business trips.

But the services are extended to other utilities such as the purchase of software in the cloud or API providers to sell flights online. «We continue to enrich the platform to become the operating system of business travel, ”they say from Bizaway. For example, it has recently been integrated Emburse Caption as a service of expense reports.

The first BCorp in the world dedicated to business travel

To express the values ​​of environmental and social sustainability, Bizaway is B-Corp certified, unique among the international TMCs. It was already one benefit company.

Several actions it offers to companies both to compensate for CO2 emissions and to create a green travel policy. Without forgetting the sense of responsibility towards the local communities where the 90 employees based in Spilimbergo (PN) and in Milan, Barcelona and Vigo, Spain.

The company is a partner of the Business Travel Observatory.

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