Posted in Risk Suppliers

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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Hyatt Enlists Safehotels For Audits, Optional Property Certification

Fulfilling duty of care on lodging is tricky. How far should one travel or security department go to ensure preferred properties meet standards for safety…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating Reporting

Industry Vets And A Newbie Muse On Travel Management Metrics That Matter

Some travel management pros see service level agreements with travel management companies as pretty much worthless. SLAs can be hard to measure or validate, and…

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Altour Releases Mobile App Including Lumo Integration

Altour last week released an Android and iOS mobile app with chat functions and flight disruption predictions from Lumo, formerly called Flightsayer. App maker mTrip…

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Travel Leaders Group Lays Groundwork For A Public Offering

Travel Leaders Group in March announced new jobs for two executives whose expertise befit a company prepping to go public. Sources familiar with the firm’s…

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Some Clients Find Use Of HRS Can Be At Odds With Travel Management Companies

HRS is expanding its reach, adding services and picking up big-name clients. As it does, it steps on the toes of some travel management companies,…

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After Buying Spree, Omnia Partners Is Among GPOs Focusing On Corporate Travel

Last year Altour joined Direct Travel as a travel management service provider within the portfolio of group purchasing organization Omnia Partners. In October, Christopherson Business…

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