Posted in Service Suppliers

Op Ed: Louise Miller On Travel Service Challenges Amid A Choppy Return

Deteriorated or insufficient travel services will be a reality for some as volumes recover. Demanding corporate travelers and their managers, generally satisfied with their service…

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Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

Adding Air, Tripbam Begins Evolution To Corporate Travel Spend Management Platform

Known as a corporate hotel program aide, Tripbam is spreading its wings into the air category. It plans to mimic its lodging capabilities and capture…

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Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

Op Ed: Tony O’Connor On The Likelihood Of Higher Travel Costs

In a battered travel industry, which way will prices go? There are strong arguments for both up and down. Tony O’Connor, managing director of the…

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Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

American Airlines To Use ATPCO, UATP For Prepaid Program Enhancements

American Airlines is building a new platform for its prepaid AirPass program and enticing potential enrollees with lower minimums. The promotion targets high-end leisure travelers…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Delta Wants Star Ratings As A New Standard, United Doesn’t

[UPDATE, Sept. 5, 2019: ATPCO no longer requires intermediaries adopting its Next Generation Storefront to use a star-rating system for displaying airline products. ATPCO said…

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Posted in Policy

Op Ed: Mark Hollyhead On Building Better Air Policies

Today’s advisor is Egencia chief operating officer Mark Hollyhead. He provides a sneak peek into his company’s latest research on travel policies. The analysis zeroes…

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Posted in Policy Suppliers

Questioning The Advance Purchase Airfare Axiom

Is it still a bad idea to wait until the last few days before a flight to buy a ticket? Yes. However, extra capacity and low-fare…

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