Many travel management companies and tech firms are working to process more of their clients' hotel bookings. Continuing its push, Carlson Wagonlit Travel is rolling out a simplified rate aggregation system and using loyalty points as incentives.

During a Wednesday interview, CWT president of hotels Scott Brennan said some clients in Europe that use the KDS and Traveldoo corporate booking tools now are testing the initiative.

Brennan described it as less a database and more "a hotel engine that racks and stacks . . .

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