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GBT, HRG Take Amadeus Deal To Avoid British Airways, Iberia Nov. 1 GDS Surcharge

There are three weeks to go before a surcharge takes effect on global distribution system bookings with British Airways and Iberia. Big travel management companies…

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Concur, Frosch, HRG Sign Up For New AA NDC Program Offering $2 Per Segment, Other Benefits

American Airlines will pay participating travel agencies $2 per net segment booked and ticketed using certified NDC connections at all points of sale on AA-marketed…

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Strategy Evolved, HRG Rolls Out Native Apps

The last big travel management company to hold out on delivering an owned mobile app, Hogg Robinson Group this month is deploying on Android and…

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Big Four Got About One-Third Of Total Sabre Incentives

New York — Sabre in 2011 paid a total of $647 million in travel agency incentives, according to evidence in the US Airways v. Sabre…

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Trial Reveals Sabre GDS Incentives Paid To Big Travel Management Companies

New York — As they consolidate and grow, travel agencies earn more incentive money from global distribution system providers. Just how much has been hard…

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Hogg Robinson Centers On Payments For SME Growth In North America

[UPDATE, Jan. 25, 2017: HRG apparently released a new app sometime in the last few weeks. It’s available on Android and iOS, and offers typical…

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Amex, BCD Distance Themselves From Lufthansa Comments

A Lufthansa executive this month reportedly named American Express Global Business Travel and BCD Travel as potential partners for the airline’s direct-booking initiative. However, the travel…

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