Tag Archives: NexTravel

Much-Maligned Corporate Online Booking Tools Attract Competition

By | October 17, 2017

There weren’t many for a while, but the number of choices for corporate online booking technology not tied to a specific travel management company has grown during the past couple years. No longer are corporate buyers faced with choosing only between Concur, Deem and GetThere for their enterprise needs. The list of small firms is healthy. Some are… Read More »

Nineteenth Century Tech Joins SEO, Data Mining In Business Travel Startup Marketing

By | June 21, 2017

Nothing beats word of mouth for business travel providers seeking new clients. Established players count on referrals, with the most gratifying coming from former users recommending them to new employers. New entrants incentivize to evangelize. The lucky business travel startup hooks a big fish corporate account and rides the wave of publicity. Downstream from big corporate, new entrants… Read More »

NexTravel, W Travel Partner To Take Midmarket Firms Across Borders

By | July 27, 2016

Corporate booking tech developer NexTravel partnered with little-known travel management company W Travel to go after multinationals. Related to a provider of premium-class services to business travelers, W is investing to compete with the megas. NexTravel will retain other TMC partners, notably Atlas Travel and Technology Group. You will find bold proclamations in the NextTravel-W Travel announcement, but… Read More »

2015 On The Company Dime

By | January 4, 2016

As they work for advantage, clients, suppliers and those in between keep business travel management interesting. Changes to underlying and consumer-facing technology make it a dynamic business function. The personal and geopolitical elements of business travel offer points of note from the micro to macro levels. As one of our featured practitioners noted, this job is about economics, geography, psychology and then some. And so last… Read More »

Meet The People Behind The New Virtual Agents

By | November 9, 2015

[UPDATE, March 7, 2018: 30SecondsToFly made available its Claire travel management platform for “small teams” on Product Hunt. Users access Claire by text and on Facebook or Slack. The platform offers pre-trip approval, custom travel policies based on price caps and cabin classes and consolidated travel data for admins filtered by office, department or traveler.] [UPDATE, Nov. 20,… Read More »

Corporate Booking Tool NexTravel Takes Off With Work To Do

By | March 13, 2015

With some in the corporate market craving options, tech blogs last month announced the arrival of corporate booking tool NexTravel. While oversights and hyperbole are not uncommon for start-ups, NexTravel may have a bigger issue. It doesn’t have a deal in place with Southwest Airlines, which is investigating its presence on the site. The airline typically doesn’t allow… Read More »