Posted in Productivity Suppliers

Andrew Jordan On How Experience Eats Product For Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

CWT EVP and chief technology officer Andrew Jordan thinks travel management companies need to reset priorities. The mindset should be less on transactions and more…

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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

Results Are In: Corporates Held The Line On Negotiated 2019 Hotel Rates, Tripbam Clients Did Better

With another annual contracting season mostly in the rear view, the three largest travel management companies reported modest increases in their clients’ negotiated corporate hotel…

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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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Some Clients Find Use Of HRS Can Be At Odds With Travel Management Companies

HRS is expanding its reach, adding services and picking up big-name clients. As it does, it steps on the toes of some travel management companies,…

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Hotel Content Aggregators Find A Place In Corporate Programs

San Diego – It wasn’t always this way, but the current thinking is that consumer-originating hotel content aggregators have a role in managed travel. Look…

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A Few Minutes With CWT CEO Kurt Ekert

San Diego – During the Global Business Travel Association convention here this week, Jay Campbell interviewed Carlson Wagonlit Travel chief executive officer Kurt Ekert about…

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