One of the most common questions raised since the start of the travel initiative relates to what to do if you believe that you have found airfare with a lower price than what you can find through CTP or its online booking tool (Concur). We recognize and support travelers' efforts to be fiscally responsible stewards of university resources while meeting the needs of their business travel. In the vast majority of cases, flights booked through CTP or Concur, cost the same or less than they would through third-party websites. If you believe that you have found...
Fees for booking a flight have been reduced and after-hours service has been upgraded for individuals traveling on university business. Both enhancements are effective today.
The new booking fees for flights represent savings of up to 20 percent. Travelers who need access to an agent after normal business hours will receive improved response times because the university has upgraded to an exclusive service line.
In coordination with the recent announcement of the travel initiative , the OSU Travel Office will be conducting a monthly drawing for an Airline Voucher (valued at $450) through the first year of the travel initiative .
The university is launching a new travel initiative that will have short- and long-term benefits, Executive Vice President Provost Bruce A. McPheron and Senior Vice President and CFO Michael Papadakis announced today.
Starting Aug. 1, individuals traveling on university business must book their flights and car rentals through Ohio State’s travel partners. People may continue to directly arrange local flights within countries where booking through outside travel agencies is impractical.
Transportation and Traffic Management (TTM) and Ohio State’s Travel Office are working to streamline university-related travel options for the campus community. These efforts support the operational excellence goals outlined in Ohio State’s strategic plan to support the university’s academic mission.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched a new Trusted Traveler Programs website, where travelers can manage their Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI and FAST enrollment and membership details. View the full article here.