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SAP Concur Employee

Fusion Forum - TripLink

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Hi Everyone,

 

This is Amy Padgett and I am joined by Jackie Mallon.  We’re both from the SAP Concur Global Product Strategy organization and self-proclaimed TripLink Ninja Masters.  We are both looking forward to telling you more about TripLink, and to answering all of your burning TripLink questions here today, March 13th, 11:30am EST – 2:00pm EST.

 

Let’s start with some information about Concur TripLink:

 

Concur TripLink brings outside bookings back into your managed travel program. Through our global network of connected suppliers and TripIt Pro, you gain visibility into travel plans and spend, all while applying policy and negotiated rates. With TripLink, you can:

  • Elevate Safety/Duty of Care
  • Lower Costs
  • Maximize Visibility
  • Optimize Productivity

Have questions about the Concur TripLink? Post your question by clicking the “Reply” button below and a member of the Product Strategy team will respond.

 

Thanks!

Amy Padgett @padgettamy  and Jackie Mallon @jmallon 

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SAP Concur Employee
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Re: Fusion Forum - TripLink

Did you all see TripLink in action during Mike Koetting's Virtual Fusion Keynote on Tuesday?  

Make sure to watch it if you haven't seen it yet... https://vshow.on24.com/vshow/sapconcur_fusion/#home 

 

Here are instructions to help you navigate to Mike's keynote:TL.KeyNote.Instructions.JPG

 

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Re: Fusion Forum - TripLink

Leakage... that's an ugly, messy word.  It can also make a mess of your managed travel program.  That's why we created TripLink.  It helps you bring bookings that were made outside of your manage travel program back into your program.  

 

Here's the reality... Leakage, Supplier Direct Bookings, Invisible spend... whatever you call it... It's happening to the best of us, even those of us with tightly managed programs.   Sometimes travelers have to book a hotel directly for a conference rate.  Sometimes travelers think they are doing the right thing by, "trying to find a lower rate."  

 

This is what Concur Travel & Expense data shows, and it is consistent with GBTA, ACTE, Phocusright and other industry studies on invisible spend:

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Re: Fusion Forum - TripLink

How TripLink Works:

 

Concur® TripLink brings outside bookings back into your travel program through Concur’s global network of connected suppliers, and through TripIt® Pro, a popular consumer app and perk for your business travelers.

 

Here's a visual that shows how we caputure the bookings and integrate them into your managed travel program for complete visibility:

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Re: Fusion Forum - TripLink

Did you all see TripLink in action during Mike Koetting's Virtual Fusion Keynote on Tuesday?  

Make sure to watch it if you haven't seen it yet... https://vshow.on24.com/vshow/sapconcur_fusion/#home 

 

Here are instructions to help you navigate to Mike's keynote:TL.KeyNote.Instructions.JPG

 

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Re: Fusion Forum - TripLink

Where can we find a full list of suppliers?

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Re: Fusion Forum - TripLink

Great question!  You can find more information about TripLink suppliers here:  https://www.concurtraining.com/en-us/triplink/suppliers 

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Re: Fusion Forum - TripLink

Have you see the latest traveler experience video with our newest TripLink partner Delta Airlines? Check it out! 

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Re: Fusion Forum - TripLink

Great resource to encourage travelers to connect to suppliers and use TripIt Pro - https://www.concurtraining.com/en-us/triplink/resources ! 

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Re: Fusion Forum - TripLink

Here is one of our 2020 SAP Concur Innovation Award Winners...Airbus Americas! They use TripLink in their managed travel program to gain visibility into invisible spend, check out their video.

 

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The Delta Triplink integration experience is awesome!  Love using it!