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Some Things Happened In Airline Distribution This Year, Part One

With reaction, assessment and recovery on their minds, corporate travel professionals understandably did not focus closely on airline distribution developments this year. Inasmuch as they…

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Op Ed: Tony D’Astolfo On Why It Should Be Us Leading The Return To Business Travel

In his own way, Serko’s Tony D’Astolfo issues a call to action to get the industry out of the gutter. The last time I stepped…

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Deem Signs Former GetThere Clients Apple, Toyota For Online Booking Technology

Deem picked up online booking contracts with Apple and Toyota — big wins for a company that’s had plenty of ups and downs.  Acquired by…

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Co-Founded By Former Concur Salespeople, Business Development Accelerator PartnerTap Gains Traction With Travel Management Companies

This one goes out to the suppliers and intermediaries in the audience.  Business development is always important, but especially now. Say you’re a travel management…

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As Travel Managers Review Tech Stacks, SAP Rebuilds Concur Travel

Overshadowed by the novel coronavirus, SAP Concur in March revealed that this year it would rebuild its legacy travel booking tool. As Concur embarks on…

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Serko Accelerates Bid To Shore Up Travel Management Company Continuity Through Platform, Commission Plays

Like some other industry suppliers, Serko is waiving certain introductory fees for its services amid the coronavirus pandemic. An initiative like that is trickier than…

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Kayak Eyes Managed Corporate Travel As Its Parent Company Invests In Serko, A Potential Enabler

Meta search company Kayak as early as last year began exploring a business travel gateway to supplier sites and online travel agencies which could include…

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