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This is the pulse of the corporate travel industry — your gateway to insights, trends and breakthroughs in the world of business travel suppliers. From innovative startups to strategic moves by industry giants shaping the future of corporate travel, this is where the latest developments unfold.

The business travel industry is complex and ever-evolving, with suppliers playing a crucial role in the experiences of corporate travelers worldwide. Airlines, hotels, technology providers and payment solutions are at the forefront of innovation, constantly adapting to meet changing needs and expectations.

We at The Company Dime pride ourselves on delivering in-depth, unbiased coverage of the latest developments in the supplier space for travel managers, procurement professionals and industry executives. Our journalists provide insightful analysis, exclusive interviews and breaking news to keep you informed. Our guest Op Eds challenge the status quo.

We cover the impact of mergers and acquisitions, the launch of new products and services, the financial health of critical suppliers, legal battles, the effect of artificial intelligence, changes in travel distribution and the growing importance of sustainability.

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Booking Functionality In BCD Travel’s TripSource Reflects New OBT-TMC Dynamics

Is BCD Travel’s TripSource an online booking tool? Yes and no. Customers can make air, car and hotel bookings with it, but it’s not as fully featured as, say, SAP’s Concur Travel, with which BCD has many mutual clients.  For BCD, TripSource doesn’t have to be an OBT for everyone. It offers other functionality and…

Taking ‘Short-Term’ CEO Role At Spotnana, Singh Expects More Focus (Audio)

Spotnana’s founding CEO, Sarosh Waghmar, announced Monday that he would step into the chief product officer role and share the chairmanship with executive chair Steve Singh, whom the company named CEO.  It’s a “short-term” assignment, Singh said Tuesday during a live interview on LinkedIn in which he also discussed his “perfect trip” vision, AI and…

AA Cancels Plan To Name NDC-Adopting Travel Management Companies 

One of the more brazen aspects of American Airlines’ plans was publicly naming the travel management companies that had reached certain booking thresholds using New Distribution Capability protocols. That’s off, too. According to sources, AA still intended to post the list as of last week despite CEO Robert Isom saying on May 29 that the…

‘That’s Off’: AA Admits Failures, Employs Bain To Assess Damage As Raja Departs

[UPDATE, May 30, 2024: An article published by Bloomberg said the Bain project uncovered criticism of former chief commercial officer Vasu Raja, suggesting the resulting report led to his dismissal.] American Airlines is doing a U-turn. Speaking Wednesday morning at an investor conference, CEO Robert Isom blamed revenue weakness on capacity planning that didn’t match demand and…

National Travel Doubles Down On Delta

Charleston, W.Va.-based National Travel is offering clients a unique rewards program, also available to other travel agencies, that multiplies travelers’ incentives when they book its hotel and car partners along with Delta flights. Created in conjunction with Delta’s SkyMiles for Business because “some business relationships stand apart from the rest,” the program grants points from…

Citi Pulls Commercial Card Programs From China, Other Markets

Some Citi commercial card clients are looking for other ways to pay for travel after the bank told them it would shut down programs in China this year. Program end dates occurred in February and March, according to customer sources. “We will continue to invest in our local currency commercial cards services but have made…

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