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Much-Maligned Corporate Online Booking Tools Attract Competition

There weren’t many for a while, but the number of choices for corporate online booking technology not tied to a specific travel management company has…

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Air Canada Moves To Blunt Rising Commissions

Air Canada reduced travel agency compensation on certain fares, effective April 1. The change followed increases in the airline’s sales and distribution costs as a…

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Sabre Sees An ‘Inflection Point’ On Ancillaries Via Travel Management Companies

Air Canada since September has been selling paid seats through Sabre. It began listing its branded fares there in April and now distributes its full…

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Amadeus, Air Canada Reconcile

[UPDATE, Nov. 2, 2017: We published new information related to this article here.] [UPDATE, March 8, 2017: Amadeus-connected travel agencies in Canada and the United…

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Cindy Allen Departs Concur As Some TMC Relationships Remain Touchy

Concur executive vice president of supplier and TMC services Mike Koetting will take direct responsibility for travel management company relationships as the firm says goodbye…

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