Posted in Reporting Suppliers

World Travel Inc. Partners With Rome-Based Tech Firm For Reporting Chatbot

Few things jazz up Rock Blanco more than new platforms, which helps him stay cool in the face of trial and error. Such is the…

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Posted in Policy Reporting Risk

Travel Incorporated’s Voice Data Solution Nears Launch As Other Developers Show Mixed Enthusiasm

Georgia-based Travel Incorporated expects later this month to publish its voice-response assistant on Amazon’s Alexa Skills store. The product remained in the design stage for…

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Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

How Good Is Apple’s Deal With United? Here Are Some Benchmarks

It’s tempting to try to ascertain Apple’s discount on business class airfares between San Francisco and Shanghai after this month’s leak of United Airlines client information. The…

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Posted in Budgets Suppliers

New Southwest Revenue Management Tactics Put Upward Pressure On Fares

Southwest Airlines is using new revenue management tools in a fight against lower-cost competition. For travel buyers, the impact could be fewer low airfares from…

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Posted in Reporting

Prime Numbers Is Among Those Teaching Alexa About Travel Programs

Prime Numbers Technology is about to add to the small list of skills performed by Amazon Alexa for travel managers. The tech company’s clients soon…

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Posted in Budgets Methods Policy Reporting

Predictive Analytics: Not Just For The Point Of Sale

Used mostly for policy and preferred supplier modeling or to sense travelers’ wants and needs when they make bookings, predictive tech in travel management holds…

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Posted in Service Suppliers

After Pivot, Jay Walker’s Upside Travel Is Attempting To Play A Very Long Game

Online travel legend Jay Walker is putting his best spin on Upside Travel’s pivot, but it’s hard to envision which way the company will be…

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