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Jeff Klee On Babies, Bathwater And TMCs

AmTrav CEO Jeff Klee takes a cold, hard look at the value propositions of travel management companies, how to view the startups coming after them…

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Delta Wants Star Ratings As A New Standard, United Doesn’t

United Airlines isn’t into the star component of an emerging program for displaying airline products and airfare attributes. Delta had been hoping for a standard…

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When Using Hotel Rates From Expedia Or Booking Means Inferior Service

Adding hotel content from online travel agencies to corporate travel systems seems like a way to enhance trust in company programs. But it presents problems….

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Solving The Business Traveler’s Ground Dilemma: Hail, Schedule Or Rent?

Most business travelers need wheels or rails to get to and from the airport and move around at their destinations. Finding and booking many of…

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Tony D’Astolfo On The Compromises Of Corporate Online Booking Tools

Corporate travel veteran and Serko senior vice president of North America Tony D’Astolfo takes us through how corporate booking tools got to where they are…

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Withering On The Vine? Sabre’s TripCase Slips In Managed Business Travel While TripIt Keeps Adding Features

The United States Patent and Trademark Office in February granted Sabre a patent on “post-booking travel assistance and organization.” This covers some key functions in…

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Lumo To Add Flight Predictions To BCD Travel Marketplace

Lumo plans to deliver its flight disruption predictions to BCD Travel clients through the TMC’s SolutionSource marketplace. Lumo already works with Acendas, Adelman Travel, CWT,…

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