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Blockchain: It Takes A Village

New York — Tech thinkers from corporate travel agencies, airlines, investment firms and others gathered Wednesday for the first Blockchain In Travel Summit, hosted by…

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A Few Minutes With GoldSpring Consulting, Episode 2

Thanks for your interest in our new audio series in which we interview the industry veterans at GoldSpring Consulting about developments in travel management. In…

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Canadian Travel Firms Last Year Beat Back Visa Rules Mandating Card Security Codes, Skirting Issues Southwest Bookers Could Face

A mandate from Visa Canada that merchants collect card security codes for not-present transactions last year met with resistance from travel companies. They claim to…

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Upcoming Visa Rules Have TMCs Scrambling On How To Make Online Airline Buys

Effective April 30, Visa will require online airline ticket buyers to input the three-digit security codes from the backs of their credit cards. While that’s…

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Simon Barker On Artificial Intelligence Giving Us More Time To Think

Artificial intelligence is a popular topic among The Company Dime’s advisors. Previous guest posts focused on AI’s potential in travel management and society at large, ramifications…

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Blockchain Startups Take On Hotel Commission Processing

People disagree on how much and when, but blockchain seems destined to improve how hotels track and pay commissions to travel management companies. This always…

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United Revealed As Airline Participating In ARC Test Of Blockchain For Corporate Travel

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) announced the completion of a proof of concept with Blockskye for the use of blockchain in corporate travel. The billing and…

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