In 2013, managed business travelers spent an estimated $175 billion globally on services through travel management companies, according to Euromonitor InternationalT. Managed business travelers are travelers that have to abide by travel policies set by employers and usually have to book their travel through travel management companies. Despite the economic upturn, many companies are getting creative with their travel expenditures and are looking to embrace the sharing economy. Taxis and rental cars may be falling out of favor with business travelers as they turn to companies like Uber and Lyft to get to and from business meetings and Airbnb for their accommodations. It seems like a simple solution for some, but not everyone is quick to jump into that bandwagon. Here is what you should know about the shared economy to determine if it's right for your company. Get the full story at The Huffington Post