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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Posted in Distribution Methods Productivity Risk

As Buyers Seek Profile Personalization, Providers Focus On Compliance

As business travel service providers work to ensure the corporate traveler profiles they store are compatible with other systems and compliant with regulations, corporate travel…

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Posted in Payment Risk Suppliers

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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Travel Risk Management Firm WorldAware Advises Clients To Avoid Boeing 737 Max 8 And 9 Aircraft (Updated)

[UPDATE, March 14, 2019: The Trump administration grounded Max 8 and Max 9 jets.] [CORRECTION, March 13, 2019: The aircraft affected by WorldAware’s recommendation and…

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Posted in Payment Risk

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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GDPR Prompts BCD Travel To Sign On With SAP’s Customer Data Cloud, Replace Existing Traveler Profile System

BCD Travel clients by year-end will start benefiting from a new traveler information database built with SAP’s cloud-based customer data solution, the companies said Wednesday….

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Travel Incorporated’s Voice Data Solution Nears Launch As Other Developers Show Mixed Enthusiasm

Georgia-based Travel Incorporated expects later this month to publish its voice-response assistant on Amazon’s Alexa Skills store. The product remained in the design stage for…

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