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Travel Leaders Group Lays Groundwork For A Public Offering

Travel Leaders Group in March announced new jobs for two executives whose expertise befit a company prepping to go public. Sources familiar with the firm’s…

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As Airline Incentives To Agencies Continue To Rise, A Startup Aims To Help Both Sides Manage It All

Supplier revenue is important to travel agencies. Marketshare and incremental volume are important to airlines. A startup wants to provide both sides a platform for…

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Former TMC Leaders Aim To Wipe Out Business Travel Booking

With a vision for one-click business travel planning, former Travel Leaders Corporate exec Parker Schlank and his team of half a dozen last year raised…

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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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