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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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Still Seeing Runway In Guest Travel, Pana Gets $3.6M For Something New (Audio)

[UPDATE, Mar. 29, 2021: Pana was acquired by Coupa.] At a time when corporate employees, much less non-employees, are not really traveling, guest travel specialist…

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Teleconference 41: Pana Co-Founder And CEO Devon Tivona

This event has passed. Find the recording in our coverage here. Thanks for your interest! No one has all the answers but it’s nice to…

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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…

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Startups Beat Varied Paths On ‘Balancing Act’ Of Travel Management Company Partnerships

Business travel startups face tough choices as they mature. TripActions and TravelPerk remain independent as their investors raise stakes in what is not a get-rich-quick…

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BCD Travel Partners With Non-Employee Travel Specialist Pana

BCD Travel said it added Pana, the startup specializing in recruiting and other non-employee travel, to its SolutionSource authorized third-party tech and service marketplace. The…

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Pana Shifts To Non-Employee Travel, A Niche With Many Pain Points

Business travel startup Pana is eyeing profitability next quarter after narrowing its focus to a seemingly underappreciated and underserved population in corporate travel: non-employees. Contractors,…

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