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As Airline Distribution Evolves, Where Does That Leave Sabre’s System For Corporate Contracting?

The preeminent mechanism for crunching data on corporate deals may be getting long in the tooth. Airlines weren’t totally comfortable when the independent company that…

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BCD Travel Opens Up More APIs To Smooth Corporate Travel’s Innovation Friction

BCD Travel this week said it extended its SolutionSource marketplace concept, giving external developers more application programming interfaces to work with. The related, publicly available…

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Op Ed: Mary Ellen George On The Future Of Travel Management Companies

Travel management companies face a tall order in staying current and preparing for what’s next. They must build or integrate lots of new technologies, consider…

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GDPR Prompts BCD Travel To Sign On With SAP’s Customer Data Cloud, Replace Existing Traveler Profile System

BCD Travel clients by year-end will start benefiting from a new traveler information database built with SAP’s cloud-based customer data solution, the companies said Wednesday….

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Op Ed: Mary Ellen George On NDC And Why We Need To Focus On The Plumbing

As the managed travel community gets a better grasp on what NDC is and why airlines are gung-ho about it, the focus turns to enabling….

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Tramada Adds SAP Concur Partnership, Eyes CTDs

Travel agency automation firm Tramada Systems has begun looking to ARC-accredited corporate travel departments for its next opportunities in North America. Partnering with the world’s leading…

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Op Ed: Mary Ellen George On Making Sense Of The Travel Technology Space

Innovation is a common topic in The Company Dime’s From The Field series. While some welcome new ideas more than others, anyone can be confused…

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