Posted in Distribution

GBTA Convention Highlights Push For ‘Omni-Channel’ Airline Distribution

San Diego – Participants at last week’s Global Business Travel Association convention showed a stronger spirit of collaboration on alternative airline distribution than in years…

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Posted in Suppliers

Airbnb ‘Integration’ Means Workarounds

When you have built a brand like Airbnb’s, the last thing you want is to become just a pipe. It’s one reason that for corporate…

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Another Small Business Travel Service Hits The Market, With An Alternative Lodging Twist

Developed by the Monaker Group, NextTrip.biz is one of the newest of many business travel booking services targeting small and medium-size companies. Announced last month, it promises…

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Posted in Culture Distribution Suppliers

Siemens Fixates On Ingenuity With TripLink, Blockchain, Hotel Sourcing Farmed To HRS

The decision by Siemens to move all hotel sourcing to HRS isn’t only about improving the $101 billion industrial manufacturer’s lodging program. It supports a…

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Posted in Policy Suppliers

Airbnb-Concur Travel Hookup Slated For Early 2018

Concur expects to launch by February the ability to pull Airbnb listings into hotel-only search results within the Concur Travel self-booking tool. At companies that…

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Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

GBTA May Add Airbnb To Hotel Sourcing Tool

GBTA will consider “all forms of accommodations” for a forthcoming update to its hotel request for proposals template. Aiming to complete the update in time…

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How Hyatt Strives For Safety And Security

Boston – Big hotel companies have a monumental task in keeping their properties safe. Many are in far-flung locales, some of which are deemed risky….

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