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More Lodging Industry Data Shows Slowing Travel Growth

Lodging industry performance reports and forecasts published this week by research firms showed continued weakness. They are the latest data points reflecting or predicting a…

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Op Ed: Louise Miller On The Complexities Of Hotel Content

It’s time again for many to assemble corporate hotel programs for next year. The clear goal is to save money and provide sufficient choice for…

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Recession ‘Almost Tangible’ In Corporate Travel, But Signals Are Mixed

Chicago — The next economic recession always is a matter of when. Currently in a 10-year run of strong performance, the travel industry is starting…

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Analysts Examine Journera, SalesTrip, TravelBank, TravelPerk And TripActions

A trio of industry consultants took time out this month to join The Company Dime’s Jay Campbell and assess strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for…

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Morgan Stanley: Corporate Travel Prospects Weaken

New research by Morgan Stanley analysts suggested the prolonged period of strong corporate travel demand may hit speed bumps this year. After surveying 203 corporate…

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Salesforce-Based Startup Outsources ‘Human Touch’ To U.K. TMC

Startup travel and expense system provider SalesTrip enlisted U.K.-based travel management company Fello for service and en-route support. A “fully bonded” agency fulfilling online transactions,…

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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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