Posted in Negotiating Productivity Suppliers

CWT Using Points, New Rate System To Capture More Hotel Bookings

Many travel management companies and tech firms are working to process more of their clients’ hotel bookings. Continuing its push, Carlson Wagonlit Travel is rolling…

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Posted in Reporting Suppliers

After Enlisting Two Dozen TMCs, Concur’s Preferred Program Loses A Few

Frosch recently left the Concur preferred travel management company program because it didn’t want to use all the required technology. A similar thing happened with…

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Posted in The Company Dime

2015 On The Company Dime

As they work for advantage, clients, suppliers and those in between keep business travel management interesting. Changes to underlying and consumer-facing technology make it a dynamic business function. The…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Altour Continues Push Into Managed Accounts With A&I, Top Flight Acquisitions

New York-based Altour International continues to acquire its way into managed corporate travel. It bought a controlling stake in 62-year-old A&I Travel Management in Memphis. Altour expects…

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Posted in Negotiating Sectors

Going To School On Consortia Purchasing

Purchasing consortia are big in the higher education space. Some have been around for a while and others are relatively new. When dabbling in travel, car rental…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Lawsuit Against Altour Highlights Importance Of Supplier Vetting

[UPDATE, Dec. 2: The U.S. District Court in New York hearing the case in March granted Altour’s motion to dismiss. In April, Planetarium appealed to…

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