BCD Travel on Thursday announced it would become UATP's first travel management company issuer of lodge card accounts. An official from CWT said the TMC expected soon to make announcements about payment partnerships for next year. TripActions is said to be working on a card. There's also the TravelBank-Brex partnership, not to mention the new Expensify card.
Corporate travel payment is hot enough to melt plastic, but why now? And why hadn't TMCs previously competed with the original two-headed combatant, American Express?
First, the opportunities. No surprise here, there's . . .