Rail Revolution? A Travel Pro Can Dream

By | June 14, 2017

[UPDATE, June 23, 2017: Expedia completed its acquisition of a majority stake in SilverRail. Terms were not disclosed.]

[UPDATE, June 16, 2017: Adds information about Amadeus Cytric.]

Announcing plans to acquire a majority stake in rail distribution and IT firm SilverRail, Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi last month said rail was "ready for an online revolution." It can't come too soon.

Attempting to integrate rail content into corporate travel programs is not for the faint of heart. The rail sector is fragmented, inconsistent and disconnected. Progress is needed especially in Europe where . . .

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