Posted in Distribution Suppliers

NuTravel (And Hilfman) Joins ARC, Blockskye And Traxo To Accelerate Direct Airline Distribution For Business Travel

Airlines Reporting Corp. this month acquired a majority stake in technology developer nuTravel. NuTravel will operate as an independent subsidiary and deliver managed business travel…

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Posted in Methods Reporting Suppliers

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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Posted in Methods Reporting Suppliers

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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Posted in Productivity Service Suppliers

To Make A Virtual Agent, IBM Says, Put The Conversation Before The Device

IBM isn’t interested in building a booking engine, but its researchers are working to help business travelers with the post-booking trip experience. The tech giant…

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Posted in Policy Productivity Risk

Some Suppliers Are Attending To Traveler Well-Being, But Corporate Policies Are Behind

While some companies help employees manage the physical and mental rigors of business travel, many more do not, according to experts and new research. In…

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Sabre: Concur Is Wrong About Compatibility For New Hotel Content

As Sabre began this summer to bring a new lodging program to corporate travel agencies and intermediaries, implementation wasn’t expected to be easy. SAP Concur…

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Posted in Reporting Risk Suppliers

Key Partnership, Acquisition Boost Everbridge’s Position In Travel Risk Management

Serving the emergency response niche within employee duty of care, publicly traded Everbridge has signed nearly 4,000 new enterprise customers during the past eight years….

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