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CWT CEO Ekert: Don’t Call myCWT An Online Booking Tool (Just Book Through It, Online)

Carlson Wagonlit Travel last year renamed its mobile app myCWT and used its technology to build a desktop/laptop/browser-based booking interface. CEO Kurt Ekert doesn’t want to…

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TripActions CEO Cites Immaturity In Supplier Relations As Southwest Makes Vaguely Threatening Statement

As of December, Southwest Airlines was curious about how TripActions was booking it. Airline officials this week suggested the unicorn corporate travel startup’s standing with…

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How Old Are Your Children? A New Business Travel Bot Finds It Relevant

Business travel agencies have never quite shaken questions about their loyalty. Attempting to address whether they’re working on behalf of buyers or suppliers, “open” or…

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Counting The Ways To Integrate Travel And Expense, Authorized Or Otherwise

Business travel agency startup TripActions is pushing the boundaries of collaboration with examples of both authorized and unauthorized expense management integration. The company today announced…

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American Express Global Business Travel Leaves Travelport Digital For Internally Built Mobile Apps

Migrating away from Travelport Digital, American Express Global Business Travel last month updated its Android and iOS mobile apps using fully proprietary technology. New features…

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Adelman, Deem Support Enterprise’s Expanded Small Business Offering

Building on its 2016 investment, Enterprise Holdings Inc. early this year acquired more of corporate booking tool and ground tech provider Deem. An internal Deem communication…

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Loving The Anti-Concur, TripActions Clients Book Plenty Of Delta Despite Dispute

Something’s still amiss between Delta Air Lines and new corporate travel agency TripActions, but it’s not bugging the latter’s clients. A few said they were…

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