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Blockchain: It Takes A Village

New York — Tech thinkers from corporate travel agencies, airlines, investment firms and others gathered Wednesday for the first Blockchain In Travel Summit, hosted by…

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Canadian Travel Firms Last Year Beat Back Visa Rules Mandating Card Security Codes, Skirting Issues Southwest Bookers Could Face

A mandate from Visa Canada that merchants collect card security codes for not-present transactions last year met with resistance from travel companies. They claim to…

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Graham Wareham On Keeping Distribution Infrastructure Up To Speed

Graham Wareham has been in the thick of airline distribution evolution, at Air Canada and now as global director of ATPCO’s distribution portfolio. In this…

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BCD Travel Aims To Solve NDC Complications In Lufthansa Test

BCD Travel last week announced a multiyear agreement with the Lufthansa Group. As part of the deal, the travel management company secured a full-content commitment…

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Experts: It’s High Time For Travel Buyers To Understand NDC

According to announcements from around the industry, next year will be a big one for NDC. As airlines push forward on plans to differentiate content…

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Mary Ellen George On NDC And Why We Need To Focus On The Plumbing

As the managed travel community gets a better grasp on what NDC is and why airlines are gung-ho about it, the focus turns to enabling….

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Evolving Content Needs Highlight Differences Among Self-Booking Tools

Under the threat of increased content fragmentation, travel management companies and corporate travel booking tools can earn their stripes by integrating multiple sources. Each has its…

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