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Microsoft, Tripism Pioneer Account-Specific Supplier Offers

Building on work with launch client Microsoft, Tripism’s employee feedback-based, intranet-enhancing engagement platform now features dynamic offers from preferred suppliers. The functionality comes at no cost…

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Posted in Negotiating Service Suppliers

Teleconference 12: Corporate Airline Relationships

Corporate Airline Relationships Sept. 14, 2017 There’s rarely a dull moment in the world of airlines. It’s a supplier segment that underwent radical changes in…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Airline Consolidation, Other Factors Further Squeeze Travel Agency Commissions

Once in a while, some in the buyer community are excited by the dollar signs associated with global distribution system incentives paid to travel management companies. Disclosures…

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Posted in Distribution

Case Details Sabre’s Airline Segment Fees, Including Southwest’s Advantage

New York — Industry pros always figured Southwest Airlines paid less to global distribution system providers like Sabre than other big airlines. Now they know…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Teleconference 1 (Beta): Airline Direct Distribution

Airline Direct Distribution Sept. 8, 2016 The Company Dime welcomes expert guests including American Airlines managing director for distribution and data commercialization Cory Garner, ARC president…

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Posted in Payment Reporting

Visa, United Add Key Piece To Ancillary Reporting Puzzle

It was a long time coming, but standardized, global credit card reporting on ancillary airline spending is finally in place — at least for United…

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Sourcing Tools Help Big Buyers Tackle Air Market’s Twists And Turns

There are fewer big U.S. airlines, they negotiate with fewer companies, and their generosity on discounts has diminished. But airline contracting is still complicated. The…

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