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Still Seeing Runway In Guest Travel, Pana Gets $3.6M For Something New (Audio)

[UPDATE, Mar. 29, 2021: Pana was acquired by Coupa.] At a time when corporate employees, much less non-employees, are not really traveling, guest travel specialist…

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Adelman’s Self-Service Pre-Trip Approvals System Allows On-The-Fly Modifications

Adelman Travel Group built what it considers a first-of-its-kind self-service travel authorization tool. Called Hot Spot Approvals, the proprietary technology allows clients to assign approvers…

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Messaging Alters TMC Operations, Challenges Traditional Notions Of Service Quality Metrics

The rise of chat and messaging in travel management operations is not only delivering convenient, new ways to serve the customer. It’s challenging TMCs to…

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SAP Concur Reworks Travel Management Company Partner Program, Shuts Down TMC Risk Messaging Service

In a move that opens up opportunities for risk management and communications firms, SAP Concur is sunsetting its TMC Messaging service. The company declined to…

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Startups Beat Varied Paths On ‘Balancing Act’ Of Travel Management Company Partnerships

Business travel startups face tough choices as they mature. TripActions and TravelPerk remain independent as their investors raise stakes in what is not a get-rich-quick…

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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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Adelman, Deem Support Enterprise’s Expanded Small Business Offering

Building on its 2016 investment, Enterprise Holdings Inc. early this year acquired more of corporate booking tool and ground tech provider Deem. An internal Deem communication…

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