Posted in Budgets Suppliers

New Southwest Revenue Management Tactics Put Upward Pressure On Fares

Southwest Airlines is using new revenue management tools in a fight against lower-cost competition. For travel buyers, the impact could be fewer low airfares from…

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Posted in Distribution Negotiating

Mike Premo On What NDC Means For Corporate Travel Managers

Sitting at the nexus of travel agencies and airlines, ARC is well-positioned to understand the needs of both sides. Today’s advisor, ARC president and CEO…

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Posted in Distribution

Little-Known WTMC Doggedly Charts NDC Path With American Airlines, British Airways

Though it claims more than 75 consolidated or shared clients including Dropbox, Iconiq Capital, Soros Fund Management and Spotify, New York-based WTMC is something of…

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Posted in Methods Payment Suppliers

Evolving Hotel Economics Present Opportunity For Commission Collection Specialists

Collecting hotel commissions always has been arduous. Helping agencies and corporations with it is the reason companies like Onyx CenterSource and CTS Systems exist. For…

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Posted in Careers Culture Productivity

The Year In Polls: Despite Irritations, Business Travelers Are Happy

Travel management’s top priority for a long time was cost control. Now, duty of care and traveler safety are front and center. Traveler satisfaction continues to…

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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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Posted in Distribution Payment

Blockchain Startups Differ On Paths To Disruption

Will blockchain disrupt processes, companies or nothing at all? The question is playing out in the contrasting market approaches of distribution startups Blockskye and Winding…

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