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Lola Awaits Southwest Content Through Amadeus, Which Is In ‘Ongoing Discussions’ With The Carrier

Since Southwest Airlines a few years ago chose Amadeus as its passenger service system, many have hoped that would mean at least most of the airline’s…

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Duluth Travel Exits Bankruptcy, Contends With Partial Federal Shutdown

Corporate and government travel management company Duluth Travel this month emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after about 10 months, only to face the effects…

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Consultancy Creates Firm To Capture Travel Bookings Irrespective Of Channel

Partners in KesselRun Corporate Travel Solutions joined a former meetings tech entrepreneur to enable organizations across the travel management spectrum to capture bookings made anywhere….

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CWT CEO Ekert: Don’t Call myCWT An Online Booking Tool (Just Book Through It, Online)

Carlson Wagonlit Travel last year renamed its mobile app myCWT and used its technology to build a desktop/laptop/browser-based booking interface. CEO Kurt Ekert doesn’t want to…

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Enterprise To Buy Deem

Enterprise Holdings plans to acquire Deem by the end of this quarter as part of a deal announced Thursday. The companies did not disclose terms….

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TripActions CEO Cites Immaturity In Supplier Relations As Southwest Makes Vaguely Threatening Statement

[UPDATE, Feb. 7 2019: Delta and TripActions have reconciled with one another. More here.] As of December, Southwest Airlines was curious about how TripActions was…

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How Old Are Your Children? A New Business Travel Bot Finds It Relevant

Business travel agencies have never quite shaken questions about their loyalty. Attempting to address whether they’re working on behalf of buyers or suppliers, “open” or…

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