Posted in Distribution Service Suppliers

Mary Ellen George On The Future Of Travel Management Companies

Travel management companies face a tall order in staying current and preparing for what’s next. They must build or integrate lots of new technologies, consider…

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SAP Concur Is Working To Fix A Particularly Troublesome Glitch

[UPDATE, June 14, 2019: Concur reported that it resolved this issue late Thursday.] SAP Concur is grappling with a troublesome glitch that is resulting in…

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Posted in Distribution Productivity Suppliers Sustainability

Liberalized European Rail Market Will Mean More Choices, And For Corporate Travel Aggregation, More Challenges

The Europe Union next year is set to complete the transition to a single market for rail services. The result should be more choice for…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

AA Enables Corporate Bundles Through Three TMCs

American Airlines last month began distributing a corporate bundle via its NDC-compliant API to clients of three travel management companies. AmTrav, Marplay in Mexico and…

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Posted in Careers Suppliers

GBTA Executive Director Solombrino Cites Bandwidth, Not Conflict, For Decision To Step Down From National Limousine Association Board

Hired in April as the Global Business Travel Association’s executive director, Scott Solombrino a month later resigned from the National Limousine Association board of directors….

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Posted in Distribution Policy Suppliers

Package Concept For Hotel Attachment Highlights Egencia’s Intriguing Position Between Suppliers And Buyers

Packages don’t really work in business travel. Ask Upside. What about a variation? Egencia in April incorporated “add-on rates,” first announced for its desktop version…

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Direct Travel Partners For Flight Disruption Compensation As Passenger Protections Spread To Canada

Some firms provide hotel rate assurance by rebooking rooms at lower prices. Others help travelers seek compensation for cancelled or heavily delayed flights. Los Angeles-based…

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