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News & Trends

Research & Thought Leadership from ARC

With more than 400 attendees representing over 162 companies, ARC TravelConnect 2017 was ARC's largest and most expansive event to date.

Fraud can be disastrous to a travel agency, but there are numerous ways that travel agents can protect their businesses.

Air travel to cities located along the path of totality nearly doubled for the weekend prior to the eclipse, compared to the same weekend in 2016.

ARC travel agents from across the country weigh in on up-and-coming destinations, travel trends and advice for new travel advisors.

ARC is pleased to announce that a new set of enhancements to its business
intelligence (BI) suite of products is now live.

See how ARC is taking action to facilitate meaningful industry conversations and conduct timely research on emerging distribution strategies.

Travelers’ purchasing behaviors are shifting in response to airline pricing trends, according to an in-depth report released this week by ARC.

European destinations garnered nine of the 10 top destinations on ARC MarketPlace for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

A new report from ARC, American Express Global Business Travel and tClara explores the hidden expenses of a cost-focused travel program.

ARC’s Debit Memo Working Group (DMWG) met May 8-9 for its first meeting of 2017 to work through the details of the group’s latest initiatives.

This April, ARC partnered with Delta Air Lines to host a webinar for travel agencies on how to reduce debit memos.

ARC's Debit Memo Working Group (DMWG) is working to optimize fare filing and create a set of industry best practices.

KesselRun Corporate Travel Solutions leveraged the data in Corporate BI to optimize its air travel program and discuss contracts with two airlines.

ARC is proud to introduce its fully redesigned corporate website, arccorp.com, which features sleek design, updated resources and fresh content.

In this 2017 air travel outlook report by Expedia, ARC data informs major trends in global business and consumer air travel.

Many managers slice and dice data they already receive for internal benchmarking against their own company’s departments or business units.

To assess how their own travel costs, policies and performance metrics stack up, many companies have long sought ways to bench­mark against others.

Average ticket prices continue to trend downward in 2016. Since 2014, there have been noticeable changes in the variance paid.

ARC and Business Travel News conducted a survey of 109 travel managers to determine the importance of data within corporate travel programs.

This report from ARC, American Express Global Business Travel and tClara™ examines the intangible costs of traveler friction on U.S. road warriors.

Case Studies

Case Studies from ARC

Learn how Atout France optimized their destination growth using Global Agency Pro's air ticketing data.

Learn how Ovation Travel Group saved up to 30 hours a month preparing for airline reviews.

Travel Leaders Group increased efficiencies around debit memo analysis and reduced practices leading to debit memos with ARC’s Memo Analyzer tool.

Learn how LBF Travel reduced its data compiling efforts, uncovered new opportunities with partners and validated business strategies .

Media Mentions

Travel Bookings to Las Vegas Decline After Shooting
Wall Street Journal
November 10, 2017

Verify: Is Tuesday Really the Best Day to Book a Plane Ticket?

WHAS11
November 8, 2017

ARC Exec Laments Shutdown of MarketPlace: 'It's Sad to See'

Travel Weekly
November 6, 2017

Role Reversal: Thinking Like a Travel Agency Fraudster 2017

Host Agency Reviews
November 3, 2017

ARC MarketPlace Ending Operations

TravelWeekly
November 2, 2017

ARC to Close Travel Agent MarketPlace Portal Dec. 29
Travel Market Report
November 2, 2017

What You Need to Know for Winter Holiday Travel
Wall Street Journal
November 1, 2017