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ATG Teams With IBM To Build Voice-Enabled Booking

Ohio-based ATG Business Travel Management plans by mid-2020 to release a voice-powered booking application thanks to a strategic partnership with IBM.  Backed by historical travel…

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Kayak Starts Talking, A Little, About Kayak For Business

Kayak For Business is real, but what is it?  After declining to comment for an article published on this site last December about efforts to…

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Ziegler Is Back On GBTA’s Board

NetApp senior travel manager Mark Ziegler rejoined GBTA’s board of directors after the association’s chapter presidents elected him president of the Chapter Presidents’ Council. Ziegler…

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BCD Travel Buys Adelman Travel Group

BCD Travel acquired Milwaukee-based travel management company Adelman Travel Group, a member of the BCD Travel Affiliates program. Terms were not disclosed. BCD Travel in…

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Former Sabre Exec Greg Webb To Run Travelport As CEO

Travelport on August 1 will have a new chief executive officer as former Sabre vice chairman Greg Webb succeeds Gordon Wilson. Webb has been a…

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Posted in Methods Suppliers

Egencia Is Building Its Own Hotel Rate Assurance Technology

Popularized by Tripbam and Yapta, hotel rate assurance is now a common part of travel management. Dozens of travel management companies work with those firms…

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Yapta Automates Hotel Rebooking

Clients now can configure Yapta to automatically rebook hotel rooms at lower rates in a variety of scenarios. These include when Yapta finds a better…

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