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Blockskye Tests Blockchain Payment, Settlement And Reporting With ARC, Unnamed Airline

Blockchain startup Blockskye is running a proof of concept with the Airlines Reporting Corp. and also working with an unnamed airline and Fortune 100 corporate account…

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Startup TravelPerk’s Differentiator Is A Bit Different

[CORRECTION, Aug. 6, 2018: The original version of this article misstated TravelPerk’s customer count. The company claims more than 1,000 clients. The content below has…

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Posted in Productivity Suppliers

Mobile Is A Differentiator In Fast-Expanding GoToMeeting Parent’s Frosch Selection

Boston-based LogMeIn roughly tripled its revenue and employees via acquisitions since sourcing pro Jean Johnson joined the tech firm nearly two years ago. As director of…

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BCD Travel Joins In With New Fees For Non-Standard Bookings

BCD Travel last month alerted clients to a formalized program that charges them extra for supplier bookings which are more costly to support, joining rivals American…

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Small Accounts Aren’t Worth The Effort, So Claire Chatbot Seeks TMC Users

Three unidentified travel management companies have enlisted 30SecondsToFly’s Claire chatbot, according to co-founder Felicia Schneiderhan. Claire’s parent is de-emphasizing direct client servicing in favor of…

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Posted in Methods Reporting

Andy Menkes On Trusting, And Verifying, Your Data

Today’s advisor is travel management veteran Andy Menkes of Partnership Travel Consulting. He writes that while data from travel management companies has improved over the…

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Hipmunk, TripLink Moves Revive TMC ‘Friend Or Foe’ Questions About Concur

Some travel management company sources are concerned about competition from SAP Concur’s Hipmunk-powered small-business offering. A new TripLink-related requirement for Concur’s preferred partners is irksome…

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