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Two More Startups, One Claiming A Mobile First, Adopt ATPCO’s Airfare Star Ratings

When ATPCO last month unveiled its Next Generation Storefront, officials weren’t sure how it would work on mobile devices. Progress and opinion are mixed among…

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Posted in Payment Risk Suppliers

Canadian Travel Firms Last Year Beat Back Visa Rules Mandating Card Security Codes, Skirting Issues Southwest Bookers Could Face

A mandate from Visa Canada that merchants collect card security codes for not-present transactions last year met with resistance from travel companies. They claim to…

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Posted in Productivity Suppliers

Connected Car Rental Fleets Go Mainstream

Connected vehicles are entering the fast lane of car rental. Familiar to corporate fleet managers, the concept uses telematics for two-way communications between vehicles and…

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Posted in Payment Risk

Upcoming Visa Rules Have TMCs Scrambling On How To Make Online Airline Buys

Effective April 30, Visa will require online airline ticket buyers to input the three-digit security codes from the backs of their credit cards. While that’s…

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BCD Travel To Join Stampede For Small, Midmarket Business

Business travel agency entrepreneurs sometimes say they’re not competing with large travel management companies because they are not going after the large or highly managed…

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Posted in Reporting Suppliers

Certify, Chrome River Converge For Concur Clash

SAP Concur’s rivals are getting bigger. Certify and Chrome River on Tuesday announced a merger resulting in Certify parent K1 Investment Management owning a majority…

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Results Are In: Corporates Held The Line On Negotiated 2019 Hotel Rates, Tripbam Clients Did Better

With another annual contracting season mostly in the rear view, the three largest travel management companies reported modest increases in their clients’ negotiated corporate hotel…

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