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Delta Wants Star Ratings As A New Standard, United Doesn’t

United Airlines isn’t into the star component of an emerging program for displaying airline products and airfare attributes. Delta had been hoping for a standard…

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Morgan Stanley: Corporate Travel Prospects Weaken

New research by Morgan Stanley analysts suggested the prolonged period of strong corporate travel demand may hit speed bumps this year. After surveying 203 corporate…

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When Using Hotel Rates From Expedia Or Booking Means Inferior Service

Adding hotel content from online travel agencies to corporate travel systems seems like a way to enhance trust in company programs. But it presents problems….

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Solving The Business Traveler’s Ground Dilemma: Hail, Schedule Or Rent?

Most business travelers need wheels or rails to get to and from the airport and move around at their destinations. Finding and booking many of…

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Withering On The Vine? Sabre’s TripCase Slips In Managed Business Travel While TripIt Keeps Adding Features

The United States Patent and Trademark Office in February granted Sabre a patent on “post-booking travel assistance and organization.” This covers some key functions in…

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As Buyers Seek Profile Personalization, Providers Focus On Compliance

As business travel service providers work to ensure the corporate traveler profiles they store are compatible with other systems and compliant with regulations, corporate travel…

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Blockchain: It Takes A Village

New York — Tech thinkers from corporate travel agencies, airlines, investment firms and others gathered Wednesday for the first Blockchain In Travel Summit, hosted by…

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