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ARC Creates Model For Determining Marketshare Goals In Corporate Airline Deals

ARC is building a model to help assess the proportion of passengers in a given market that should fly on each airline based on prevailing…

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Coupa Buys Yapta, Which Was Part-Owned By Concur

Coupa acquired Yapta, the thirteen-year-old hotel and airfare price assurance firm named for “Your Amazing Personal Travel Assistant.” Yapta had raised more than $25 million…

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IRS Sets Use Of Personal Vehicle Standard Reimbursement Rate At 57.5 Cents Per Mile For 2020, But You Might Save By Tracking Actual Expenses

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday announced the standard per-mile reimbursement rate for business use of personal vehicles would be 57.5 cents for next…

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With Enterprise Value Of $5 Billion, American Express Global Business Travel Gets Ten-Year Commitments From Investors, Key Leaders

As part of a recapitalization agreement announced Tuesday, existing and new investors in the American Express Global Business Travel joint venture made a ten-year commitment….

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How To Break The Bond Between Corporate Travel Management And International Criminal Activity

It was a record year for U.S. federal prosecution of corruption and fraud. The Justice Department Criminal Division in 2019 charged more individuals, and secured…

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Big Companies Turn To Biofuel To Help Cut Business Travel Air Emissions

It seems each new week brings another announcement about plans for sustainable aviation fuel. Several European airlines recently gave customers opportunities to get involved. Microsoft…

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Kayak Eyes Managed Corporate Travel As Its Parent Company Invests In Serko, A Potential Enabler

Meta search company Kayak as early as last year began exploring a business travel gateway to supplier sites and online travel agencies which could include…

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