Posted in Distribution Methods Productivity Risk

As Buyers Seek Profile Personalization, Providers Focus On Compliance

As business travel service providers work to ensure the corporate traveler profiles they store are compatible with other systems and compliant with regulations, corporate travel…

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Posted in Suppliers

BCD Travel To Join Stampede For Small, Midmarket Business

Business travel agency entrepreneurs sometimes say they’re not competing with large travel management companies because they are not going after the large or highly managed…

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Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

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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Posted in Methods Policy Reporting

How Has The Quarterly TMC Account Review Changed? Ask Your ‘Client Consulting Manager’

At one time the main opportunity for travel management companies to deliver data to their clients was the quarterly review. But advances in data management…

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Posted in Suppliers

Hipmunk, TripLink Moves Revive TMC ‘Friend Or Foe’ Questions About Concur

Some travel management company sources are concerned about competition from SAP Concur’s Hipmunk-powered small-business offering. A new TripLink-related requirement for Concur’s preferred partners is irksome…

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Posted in Productivity Risk

Travel Manager Mobile Apps Find A Niche

As travel management companies race to improve traveler services via mobile apps, one concept that hasn’t exactly taken off is a travel manager interface. Still,…

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Posted in Distribution Productivity

Another Travel Startup Leans On TMC Support

Disadvantaged relative to bigger companies that negotiate their own airfare discounts, small businesses mostly pay retail. TravelBank co-founder and CEO Duke Chung is out to…

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