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London Conference Next Week Will Feature Business Travel Startups Including Salesforce-Based SAP Concur Challenger

A handful of business travel startups plan to make a splash at next week’s Business Travel Show in London. They include makers of travel and…

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GDPR Prompts BCD Travel To Sign On With SAP’s Customer Data Cloud, Replace Existing Traveler Profile System

BCD Travel clients by year-end will start benefiting from a new traveler information database built with SAP’s cloud-based customer data solution, the companies said Wednesday….

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Travel Incorporated’s Voice Data Solution Nears Launch As Other Developers Show Mixed Enthusiasm

Georgia-based Travel Incorporated expects later this month to publish its voice-response assistant on Amazon’s Alexa Skills store. The product remained in the design stage for…

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Freshly Funded AirGateway Brings Its NDC Pipes To Life Through Agent Interface

If you build it, they will come … if you also build something else that makes more sense to them. This is the lesson learned…

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Concur Delays Mandatory Cutover For ‘Next-Generation’ Expense To Next Year

Considering all the grief SAP Concur gets about its travel booking interface, it’s interesting how well its expense software rates. Concur’s mobile apps get pretty…

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Posted in Distribution Methods Payment Suppliers

Blockchain Startups Take On Hotel Commission Processing

People disagree on how much and when, but blockchain seems destined to improve how hotels track and pay commissions to travel management companies. This always…

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TripActions Installs New Supplier Relations Head Over Veteran Brindley

Describing itself as a disruptor to the “traditional agency/supplier/distribution relationship,” TripActions on Monday announced a restructured supplier relations group. The company hired Daniel Finkel, formerly of…

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