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IATA: Agency Collection Of Passenger Contact Info Will Be Mandatory From June 1

IATA beginning June 1 will require accredited travel agencies to ask customers for mobile phone numbers and email addresses. The airline association said it made…

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United Wants To Grow Its Clutch Of Alternative Distribution Options With NDC-Compliant Corporate Bundles For Concur Users

New York – United Airlines is working to begin pilot tests with multiple corporate clients of negotiated, “dynamic” fare bundles facilitated by New Distribution Capability-compliant…

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Incoming GBTA President Bhart Sarin: There Was More To Executive Director Replacement Than Met The Eye

If you’re like some of your peers in corporate travel management, you’re anxious about or even “mortified” by the leading industry association’s executive director and…

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Analysts Examine Journera, SalesTrip, TravelBank, TravelPerk And TripActions

A trio of industry consultants took time out this month to join The Company Dime’s Jay Campbell and assess strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for…

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As Delta Tests Free Wi-Fi, Many Airlines Tinker With Contracts And Capabilities

Delta Air Lines is testing free inflight Wi-Fi. JetBlue Airways already provides it. If an official Delta program emerged, that would pressure other carriers. It…

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TRM Firms Use Location-Based Messaging For Pro-Privacy ‘Tracking,’ Risk Mitigation

WorldAware expects next week to enable app messaging that pushes alerts to client employees based on where they turn up and allows organizations to see…

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Far Off For Business Travel Channels, Attribute-Based Shopping To Be A Hotel Website Reality This Year

Analysts and hoteliers including IHG are exploring a new way of selling rooms that also means a new way of shopping for them. It sounds…

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