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GBTA’s Solombrino To Detractors: Give Me A Chance

With Mike McCormick declining to pursue a new contract as Global Business Travel Association executive director and COO, the group appointed board fixture Scott Solombrino…

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Amid Reorganization, SAP Concur Will Say Goodbye To Eberhard, MacDonald

[UPDATE, May 22, 2019: Barry Padgett left SAP. Rather than “stepping back” into an advisory role as planned on July 1, former Concur president Mike…

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Posted in Methods Productivity

EY’s Use Of Robotics In Travel Management Is Rare, But A Sign Of Things To Come

[CORRECTION, April 26, 2019: CWT is a former, not current, travel management provider to EY. This article has been adjusted.] EY is using robotic process…

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Posted in Productivity Risk

Travel And Transport Buys Translator App TripLingo

Travel and Transport last week acquired language translation and Wi-Fi calling app maker TripLingo. They did not disclose terms. TripLingo founder Jesse Maddox will join…

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Travel Leaders Group Lays Groundwork For A Public Offering

Travel Leaders Group in March announced new jobs for two executives whose expertise befit a company prepping to go public. Sources familiar with the firm’s…

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Posted in Distribution Productivity Suppliers

Former TMC Leaders Aim To Wipe Out Business Travel Booking

With a vision for one-click business travel planning, former Travel Leaders Corporate exec Parker Schlank and his team of half a dozen last year raised…

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Withering On The Vine? Sabre’s TripCase Slips In Managed Business Travel While TripIt Keeps Adding Features

The United States Patent and Trademark Office in February granted Sabre a patent on “post-booking travel assistance and organization.” This covers some key functions in…

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