Travel News

Marriott, Avis and Budget offer new discounts to Cornell business travelers

Aug 26, 2019

Cornell business travelers now get discounted hotel rates from Marriott in New York City and Ithaca and lower rental rates from Avis Car Rental and Budget Rent a Car.

Learn what you can expect from Cornell’s new Travel system

Mar 07, 2019

The Division of Financial Affairs hosted a "DFA Conversations" event February 28, at which they featured SAP Concur, Cornell's new travel system.

The IRS has issued standard mileage rates for 2019

Jan 09, 2019

The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2019 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

SAP Concur is coming to Cornell

Jan 09, 2019

After an eighteen-month pilot project, SAP Concur, a cost-effective, leading-edge, web-based, mobile-enabled travel solution, will be implemented campus-wide over the next twelve months, starting with a group of eight units in January.

Marriott announces security breach

Nov 30, 2018

Marriott Hotels & Resorts has announced that its guest reservation system has been compromised.

Introducing Concur Expense Assistant

May 23, 2018

A new feature of Concur called Expense Assistant is designed to improve and accelerate your expense reporting experience.

New features will boost benefits of Concur Mobile

May 23, 2018

Later this year, two new features will add value to the Concur mobile app and make travel reporting even easier.

TripIt Pro: Powerful features minimize travel hassles

May 23, 2018

Once you’ve experienced the power and convenience of its mobile app, you might not want to leave home without it.

New user interface coming to Concur

May 23, 2018

Cornell users of Concur will soon have a simpler, streamlined experience when creating and submitting expense reports.

Standard mileage rates for 2018 up from rates for 2017

Dec 18, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Concur Travel System Project Has Entered Phase 1

Aug 25, 2017

Phase 1 of the Concur rollout began in June.

Video: Concur Update at CIT Town Meeting

Mar 16, 2017

A recent presentation about the Concur Travel project is available now on the Travel at Cornell and Concur blog.

Concur Travel Project Update: Details on Corporate Cards

Feb 28, 2017

As the Concur Travel System Project transitions from its preliminary “Phase 0” to the broader “Phase 1” (where it will be rolled out to DFA, CIT, ILR and AA&D, plus the departments of Ecology & Evolutional Biology and Neurobiology & Behavior), one of the subjects most asked about is the Corporate Card associated with the service.

Concur Questions Answered

Feb 23, 2017

If you have any questions in mind about the progress of the Concur Travel System Project or about Concur itself, there’s a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) page that may answer them.

2017 IRS standard mileage rates announced

Dec 16, 2016

The IRS has announced the standard mileage rates for 2017.

Pilot testing underway for Concur Travel Project

Dec 13, 2016

The project implementing the Concur travel system is in the first stages of training and testing with a pilot group of representatives from Alumni Affairs and Development, CIT, DFA, and ILR.

Extended outage for KFS, e-SHOP, Travel, Procurement Gateway and PCard Receipt Submission

Dec 01, 2016

KFS, e-SHOP, Travel, Procurement Gateway and PCard Receipt Submission will be unavailable for an extended period December 2-3, 2016.

Concur to offer an improved experience for university travelers

Sep 29, 2016

In the spring of 2017, the university will begin implementing Concur, a one-stop, web-based, leading-edge travel solution that enables users to address all travel-related tasks, from booking reservations to filing for reimbursements.

Discounts on ground transportation to Syracuse airport during Ithaca airport runway resurfacing

May 27, 2016

During the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport runway closure in July, Ithaca Airline Limousine will be offering discounts for ground transportation to the Syracuse Hancock International Airport.

Travel Advance Form Enhancements

Apr 06, 2016

We’ve recently made the following enhancements to the Travel Advance Form.

Tompkins County Regional Airport will close for two weeks in July

Mar 09, 2016

Tompkins County Regional Airport will be closed from 8:00 p.m., July 9 until 5:00 a.m., July 23, 2016.

Travel Reimbursement Request system extended outage: January 10

Jan 08, 2016

The Travel Reimbursement System will be unavailable from 6:00AM until 6:00PM, January 10, 2016.

Revisions issued to University Policy 3.2, Travel Expenses

Jan 08, 2016

The University Policy Office announces the issuance of the revised University Policy 3.2, Travel Expenses, formerly titled University Travel.

2016 IRS Standard Mileage Rates Announced

Jan 04, 2016

The IRS has announced 2016 Standard Mileage Rates for Business and Moving, effective January 1, 2016.