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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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New Business Travel App Aims To Automate Deals Between Suppliers And Small, Medium-Sized Businesses

With 14 small and midsized clients on board after a couple of years building and testing, business travel app maker PSNGR1 officially launched this month…

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Lufthansa Greases NDC Rails With Agency Incentive, ‘Exclusive’ Ancillary Sales

Lufthansa Group in January will begin paying travel agencies one euro each time their customers fly on a ticket booked through an NDC-enabled channel. In…

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British Airways, Iberia Raise Distribution Surcharge

British Airways and Iberia said that on Sept. 18 they would increase the surcharge applied to bookings that don’t go through “an NDC-based connection or…

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Pedro Ceron On Creating The 21st Century Managed Travel Platform

There is a lot of talk about overhauling aspects of the managed travel ecosystem. Decades-old technology in some cases is giving way to open systems…

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