Tag Archives: Direct Travel

TripActions Builds Appeal To Larger Clients

Change happens quickly in the world of TripActions. A year-and-a-half ago, the California tech firm wasn’t talking globally and didn’t really call itself a travel management company. Focused on the user experience, TripActions at first seemed designed for the unmanaged or small company business travel segment. Clients now include Bowers & Wilkins, Box Inc., OpenGov and SurveyMonkey. TripActions is… Read More »

Direct Travel Buys MacNair Travel As Midmarket Play Keeps Rolling

[UPDATE, Oct. 4, 2017: Direct Travel and ATPI formed a new entity to jointly serve midmarket, multinational accounts. Called Direct ATPI Global Travel, the new organization “accelerates our global growth strategy,” according to a statement attributed to Direct Travel CEO Ed Adams. The companies contributed “equal investments” and created a joint governing board and leadership team, according to… Read More »

NuTravel Mobile Booking Plan Draws Travel Management Company Interest

Three travel management companies this week displayed varying degrees of interest in booking tool provider nuTravel’s plan to integrate with mobile app developers. NuTravel’s first partner, United Kingdom-based Mantic Point, provides apps to corporate agencies including Direct Travel, Executive Travel and FCm Travel Solutions. Officials with Direct Travel and FCm said they were considering the opportunity; Executive sees… Read More »

2015 On The Company Dime

As they work for advantage, clients, suppliers and those in between keep business travel management interesting. Changes to underlying and consumer-facing technology make it a dynamic business function. The personal and geopolitical elements of business travel offer points of note from the micro to macro levels. As one of our featured practitioners noted, this job is about economics, geography, psychology and then some. And so last… Read More »

Direct Selling Point: Systems Integration

When building a new company, one way to establish an identity is to offer something no one else does. These days that typically means unique technology. But fast-growing U.S. travel management company Direct Travel is under no illusions of being an IT shop. This makes the company an attractive client for travel tech developers. At the moment, Direct Travel CIO Darryl Hoover… Read More »