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Travelport’s Webb Thinks Agent Green Screens Are On The Outs, But He Has Said That Before (Audio)

Travelport this year will build out a new application programming interface, a cloud-based agent desktop and air and hotel contract optimization systems for agencies as…

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Richer Info, Tighter Integration, Acquisitions Propel Corporate Online Booking Technology

Delivering Covid-related info in the booking path is a challenge that may perpetuate outsized reliance on human support, but tech is the long-term answer. Booking…

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Global Immigration Law Firm Creates Tech Company For Visa Processing, Tax Compliance

Immigration law firm Fragomen Worldwide partially spun out a tech company whose visa processing and tax compliance services are now available to the corporate travel…

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Third Parties Lend A ‘Touchless’ Hand To Dining While Traveling

If you thought traveling in the era of Covid-19 was hard, try eating while traveling. First of all, which restaurants are open? Businesses are asking…

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As Travel Managers Review Tech Stacks, SAP Rebuilds Concur Travel

Overshadowed by the novel coronavirus, SAP Concur in March revealed that this year it would rebuild its legacy travel booking tool. As Concur embarks on…

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Coupa Buys Mobile Business Travel Tech Developer ETA Inc.

Spend management company Coupa added more travel tech to its portfolio, acquiring business travel app builder ETA Inc. ETA co-founder and CEO Choon Hong Peck…

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U.S. Bank To Bring All-In-One Mobile Travel And Expense App To Frequent Travelers, Building On A Solution For Infrequent Ones

U.S. Bank and Chrome River will add travel booking and features for road warriors to their mobile app that unites virtual payment and expense reporting. …

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