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Updates: Moscovici To College; Travel And Transport Enhances Agent Tool; Latest On Startups; Travel Leaders Corporate Renews Data Practice

By | March 6, 2018

Sometimes the things we write about peter out. Sometimes more developments happen, but they don’t warrant an entirely new article. In other cases, something unexpected or counterintuitive is noteworthy in its continuance. Hence, the Updates post. Click to jump to info on the latest from a rare collegiate program focused on corporate travel, enhancements for Travel and Transport’s agent desktop… Read More »

On This Company’s Dime

By | August 31, 2017

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Big Three TMCs On Evolution Of The Model, Airline Distribution, Airbnb, Concur, Synxis Breach

By | July 17, 2017

You generally will not see interviews published here, but an opportunity that came up last week made an exception worthwhile. What follows are excerpts of separate interviews with top executives at the three largest travel management companies. We spoke by phone with American Express Global Business Travel president Philippe Chérèque last Monday, Carlson Wagonlit Travel president and CEO… Read More »

Updates: Self-Service At United; Corporate Travel In Academia; Seat Swap Flop; Advito-Cisco

By | July 12, 2017

Sometimes the things we write about peter out. Sometimes more developments happen, but they don’t warrant an entirely new article. In other cases, something unexpected or counterintuitive is noteworthy in its continuance. Hence, the Updates post. Click to jump to United’s self-service portal enhancements, the next step for an emerging college-level corporate travel education program, Advito’s expanding collaboration… Read More »

Teleconference 11: Introducing Blockchain

By | June 1, 2017

THIS EVENT HAS CONCLUDED A LINK TO THE RECORDING WILL BE POSTED SHORTLY Introducing Blockchain Oct. 12, 2017 What the heck is blockchain? Tune in as we chat with travel tech consultant William Niejadlik, Blockchain Academy founder Bryant Nielson and Hospitality Technology Next Generation senior director of strategy and workgroups Armand Rabinowitz. It has infrastructure and acceptance challenges. There’s… Read More »

Teleconference 12: Corporate Airline Relationships

By | June 1, 2017

Corporate Airline Relationships Sept. 14, 2017 at 12 p.m. EDT Buy the full recording here. Gift it here. Grab the slides here or view them below. Play a snippet. There’s rarely a dull moment in the world of airlines. It’s a supplier segment that underwent radical changes in the past decade, from mergers and joint ventures to new business models and… Read More »

Teleconference 10: One-On-One With BCD Travel President And CEO John Snyder

By | June 1, 2017

One-On-One With John Snyder July 13, 2017 Download it here. Gift it here. Grab the slides here. John Snyder spoke with us extensively about challenges in airline distribution. He also touched on BCD Travel’s efforts to grow access to hotel content, its relationship with Concur, how the TMC role will evolve, outsourcing, the TMC P&L, the Sabre SynXis data breach and more. Snyder even… Read More »