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Sabre: Concur Is Wrong About Compatibility For New Hotel Content

As Sabre began this summer to bring a new lodging program to corporate travel agencies and intermediaries, implementation wasn’t expected to be easy. SAP Concur…

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A Few Minutes With Hotel Safety And Security Expert Paul Moxness

Jay Campbell last week spoke for about nine minutes with consultant Paul Moxness, one of the world’s leading experts on risk management in lodging. Formerly…

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Buyers, Hotels Walk The Walk On RFP Angst

Complaining about the hotel request for proposals process is an annual rite. During the past few years, more buyers, hoteliers and intermediaries did something about…

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Airbnb ‘Integration’ Means Workarounds

When you have built a brand like Airbnb’s, the last thing you want is to become just a pipe. It’s one reason that for corporate…

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GDSs Power Up In Hotel Arms Race

GDS operators continue to beef up hotel content and make it easier for travel agents to get at. Among recent moves, Travelport began negotiating its own…

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Carlson Wagonlit’s RoomIt Builds Tech For Midmarket, Partners For Large

Carlson Wagonlit Travel is showing it’s serious about lodging, with 150 people already in its RoomIt dedicated hotel division, and more to come next year….

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How Hyatt Strives For Safety And Security

Boston – Big hotel companies have a monumental task in keeping their properties safe. Many are in far-flung locales, some of which are deemed risky….

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