Posted in Payment Productivity Reporting Suppliers

‘Scrappy’ Business Travel Entrepreneurs At DVI And Roadmap Join Emburse For Acceleration

Spend management company Emburse, parent of Chrome River and Certify, last month acquired data analytics firm Data Visualization Intelligence and last week bought app maker…

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Posted in Distribution Policy Productivity

The Pandemic Slowed Growth In Online Booking Adoption

The share of business travel bookings made online by travelers relative to phone or email with an agent fell for many entities in 2020. It…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Certify, Serko Affected As Amtrak Ends Travelfusion Deal

Amtrak turns 50 years old on May 1. Unless it patches up a relationship with content aggregator Travelfusion, it will be celebrating without connections to…

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Posted in Payment Risk

Agro Exec In Washington State Accused Of Stealing Half A Million By Using Non-Preferred Travel Management Company

The U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon charged former grass seed company executive Christopher Claypool with multiple counts of wire fraud and money laundering,…

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Posted in Sustainability

Companies Move To Science-Based Targets For Mitigating Corporate Travel’s Environmental Impact

Companies everywhere sound serious when they say they intend to make operations more sustainable. A surge in those publicizing targets and signing climate protection commitments…

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Posted in Distribution Policy Suppliers

Tech Firms Partner To Help Travelers Use Negotiated Hotel Rates When Booking Direct

Remember the good old days when corporate travel professionals would see 50 percent compliance to preferred booking channels for lodging as a big challenge? Nowadays,…

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Posted in Careers

Incoming Executive Director Neufang Agreed With Some Of The Sharpest Criticism Of GBTA’s Board

“Well said, Mike.” Suzanne Neufang’s short comment was one of a few dozen posted on LinkedIn in June 2020 responding to an explanation by SAP…

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