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American, United Considered Investing In Farelogix To Keep It From The Likes Of Sabre

Wilmington, Del. — Executives with American Airlines thought about buying a piece of Farelogix a few years back when they got wind that the tech…

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Wex To Acquire Enett, The Virtual Payment Firm Majority-Owned By Travelport

Wex agreed to buy fellow business-to-business payments firm eNett and transaction optimization company Optal for a combined $1.7 billion. That includes $1.275 billion in cash…

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Caitlin Gomez Parlays GBTA Ladders, Winit Experience Into A New Group For Women In Business: The Lasso

New York — A business travel executive’s new women’s group will hold its first monthly meeting here Thursday. The organization will offer participating women a…

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Travelport’s Albatross: Rationalizing Apollo, Galileo And Worldspan

Travelport executives have said little about their strategy since affiliates of Siris Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital took the company private last May, but something…

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NuTravel (And Hilfman) Joins ARC, Blockskye And Traxo To Accelerate Direct Airline Distribution For Business Travel

Airlines Reporting Corp. this month acquired a majority stake in technology developer nuTravel. NuTravel will operate as an independent subsidiary and deliver managed business travel…

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Aggressive Marketing Of New Card To Individual Users Upsets Expensify Clients

Corporate travel and expense management administrators sometimes feel uneasy when suppliers contact company employees directly. Managers get really annoyed when employees receive confusing or misleading…

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Calling Out Points Programs As A Ruse, Expensify Enables ‘Instant’ Karma

Expensify founder and CEO David Barrett on Monday evening announced an ambitious program for social change that, among other measures, directs 10 percent of revenue…

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