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Mike Daly Leaves Deem For Freebird

Freebird hired as senior vice president of sales Mike Daly, a corporate travel veteran who left Deem after 13 years. Three-year-old, Cambridge, Mass.-based Freebird offers flight…

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Deem To Push Hotel, Ground Attachment With Mobile Messaging Service

Deem is working on mobile messaging to remind travelers to book hotels and ground transportation if they didn’t do so when making an airline reservation….

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After False Starts, Lyft And Uber Use TMC Partners For Deeper Corporate Travel Inroads

Lyft and Uber are feeling their way into the corporate market. Lyft had a rebate program. That’s done. Uber For Business had free and premium…

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What Is Deem After The Departure Of D’Astolfo?

[UPDATE, Jan. 31, 2018: Deem changed the text on its website to indicate Eddie Bridgers’ title is SVP and chief revenue officer.] Since recreating the…

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Squabbling Some, Online Booking Tool Providers Address Negative Perception

New York – More than 20 years since their invention, corporate online booking tools don’t generate much respect. Executives with three of them last month…

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Shutdown Of Google QPX ‘Express’ Faring Solution Shouldn’t Disrupt Corporate Travel Tech

Google revealed plans to shut down on April 10, 2018 the API for a light version of its shopping and faring service. Acquired by Google half-a-dozen…

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Providers Pivot And Partner In Travel Risk Mgmt.

Breaking into travel risk management is no easy task. One startup whose leaders spoke at the 2016 Global Business Travel Association convention pivoted away from…

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