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IATA: Agency Collection Of Passenger Contact Info Will Be Mandatory From June 1

IATA beginning June 1 will require accredited travel agencies to ask customers for mobile phone numbers and email addresses. The airline association said it made…

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United Wants To Grow Its Clutch Of Alternative Distribution Options With NDC-Compliant Corporate Bundles For Concur Users

New York – United Airlines is working to begin pilot tests with multiple corporate clients of negotiated, “dynamic” fare bundles facilitated by New Distribution Capability-compliant…

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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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Tony O’Connor On The Perils Of Personalization

Consultant, auditor and GBTA-Australia & New Zealand deputy director Tony O’Connor raises interesting questions for corporate travel buyers as suppliers build a new basis for…

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Far Off For Business Travel Channels, Attribute-Based Shopping To Be A Hotel Website Reality This Year

Analysts and hoteliers including IHG are exploring a new way of selling rooms that also means a new way of shopping for them. It sounds…

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DOD Switches On New SAP Concur-Developed Travel System

The U.S. Department of Defense in March began adding users for the prototype of a new travel booking and expense system. Designed by SAP Concur…

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Taxi Tech Company With Pre-Smartphone Heritage Takes On Lyft And Uber

There was a time when a big portion of ground transportation spending was invisible to corporate travel buyers. Lyft and Uber are helping with that,…

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