Posted in Distribution Service Suppliers

When Using Hotel Rates From Expedia Or Booking Means Inferior Service

Adding hotel content from online travel agencies to corporate travel systems seems like a way to enhance trust in company programs. But it presents problems….

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TripActions Installs New Supplier Relations Head Over Veteran Brindley

Describing itself as a disruptor to the “traditional agency/supplier/distribution relationship,” TripActions on Monday announced a restructured supplier relations group. The company hired Daniel Finkel, formerly of…

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Caroline Strachan On The Move To Attribute-Based Online Travel Shopping

Corporate online booking tools have their detractors. Everyone has an opinion on how to make them better. That includes Festive Road managing partner Caroline Strachan….

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Southwest Adds Hotel Bookings, More Reports, Mobile Itinerary Changes To Swabiz Portal

Now positioned predominantly as a service for small and midsized companies, Southwest Airlines’ Swabiz booking portal has a bunch of new features. The airline this…

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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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Another Small Business Travel Service Hits The Market, With An Alternative Lodging Twist

Developed by the Monaker Group, NextTrip.biz is one of the newest of many business travel booking services targeting small and medium-size companies. Announced last month, it promises…

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Substantial Progress On Gender Balance Eludes Business Travel Professionals

EasyJet last month took heat for a gender pay disparity that it attributed to the preponderance of males among its pilots. The company also is…

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