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BCD Travel Buys Adelman Travel Group
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BCD Travel Buys Adelman Travel Group

BCD Travel acquired Milwaukee-based travel management company Adelman Travel Group, a member of the BCD Travel Affiliates program. Terms were not disclosed. BCD Travel in 2015 acquired World Travel Service and in 2017 raised its position in Acendas Travel. Last month it bought a majority stake in Japan-based partner Hitachi Travel Bureau. That followed investments…

Altour Releases Mobile App Including Lumo Integration
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Altour Releases Mobile App Including Lumo Integration

Altour last week released an Android and iOS mobile app with chat functions and flight disruption predictions from Lumo, formerly called Flightsayer. App maker mTrip helped build it. Mobile apps are a requirement for big corporate customers, according to Altour CIO and SVP Laura Mattingly. She said the TMC liked mTrip’s flexibility for adding other…

Lumo To Add Flight Predictions To BCD Travel Marketplace
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Lumo To Add Flight Predictions To BCD Travel Marketplace

Lumo plans to deliver its flight disruption predictions to BCD Travel clients through the TMC’s SolutionSource marketplace. Lumo already works with Acendas, Adelman Travel, CWT, FCM and Travel Leaders Group. Lumo applies algorithms and machine learning to OAG’s real-time flight data to predict the likelihood of delays or cancellations. It conveys the information to travelers…

Op Ed: Michael Jacques On How AI, Machine Learning And Chatbots Will Impact Managed Travel
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Op Ed: Michael Jacques On How AI, Machine Learning And Chatbots Will Impact Managed Travel

There are lots of buzzwordy technologies coming to the fore. We use many of them in our everyday lives whether or not we realize it, and they are making their way to corporate travel. Some real-world applications already are in play while other use cases are just now starting to emerge. Lumo chief commercial officer…

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