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Expensify, Kayak Embark On Latest Of So Many Attempts To Reach Small To Medium-Sized Businesses

The pandemic stopped most business travel, but it did not end the relentless and historically futile quest for an online-first intermediary that attracts and keeps…

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Kayak Eyes Managed Corporate Travel As Its Parent Company Invests In Serko, A Potential Enabler

Meta search company Kayak as early as last year began exploring a business travel gateway to supplier sites and online travel agencies which could include…

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Startup Whizar Targets Travel Management Companies With Fare Predictions And Ticketing Optimization

Re-shopping booked airfares is nothing new in corporate travel. Front-end fare predictions are relatively common in consumer travel. A Tel Aviv startup now is enabling…

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Kayak Starts Talking, A Little, About Kayak For Business

[UPDATE, Dec. 11, 2019: Kayak evidently deleted the blog referenced below.] Kayak For Business is real, but what is it?  After declining to comment for…

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IBM Gets Patent On Travel Planning

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week issued a patent to IBM for “intelligent travel planning.” The patented process covers receiving a user’s trip…

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Kayak Mum On Possible Efforts ‘For Business’

Kayak press officials have not responded to requests for comment, but informed sources described a possible business travel solution that would mix negotiated corporate airfares…

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