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In Memoriam: Bill Tech

Omaha, Neb. – With the passing of Bill Tech last week, Travel and Transport lost more than a chairman and former executive — we lost…

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Posted in Productivity Suppliers

Lumo To Add Flight Predictions To BCD Travel Marketplace

Lumo plans to deliver its flight disruption predictions to BCD Travel clients through the TMC’s SolutionSource marketplace. Lumo already works with Acendas, Adelman Travel, CWT,…

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Travel Risk Management Firm WorldAware Advises Clients To Avoid Boeing 737 Max 8 And 9 Aircraft (Updated)

[UPDATE, March 14, 2019: The Trump administration grounded Max 8 and Max 9 jets.] [CORRECTION, March 13, 2019: The aircraft affected by WorldAware’s recommendation and…

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Amex GBT To Expand Proprietary Hotel Reshopping Service

American Express Global Business Travel this year will bring its hotel reshopping function to markets beyond North America. Like services from Tripbam and Yapta, it…

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Salesforce-Based Startup Outsources ‘Human Touch’ To U.K. TMC

Startup travel and expense system provider SalesTrip enlisted U.K.-based travel management company Fello for service and en-route support. A “fully bonded” agency fulfilling online transactions,…

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ABC Global Services Puts A New Spin On Agency Consortia Programs For Hotels

ABC Global Services in the coming months plans to use a new GDS rate code for special hotel offers. This type of promotional activity isn’t…

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Concur Delays Mandatory Cutover For ‘Next-Generation’ Expense To Next Year

Considering all the grief SAP Concur gets about its travel booking interface, it’s interesting how well its expense software rates. Concur’s mobile apps get pretty…

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