Tag Archives: Travel Incorporated

Want Data Insights? Travel Inc. Says Ask Alexa

By | August 2, 2017

Voice-assisted search is exploding, and along with it comes the opportunity for traveler service and transactions. What about data? A number of companies are looking into this, but Atlanta-based Travel Incorporated aims to be the first corporate travel provider to release a working product. Building off its proprietary reporting tool, Evolution, a new Travel Inc. “bot engine” allows… Read More »

How Non-BSP Airlines Create Inefficiency For Travel Management

By | October 27, 2016

Informing clients of its new “high-cost” supplier expense recovery program, American Express Global Business Travel indicated $10 per transaction would apply not only to non-global distribution system participants, but also to airlines that are not in billing settlement plans like ARC. What’s ARC got to do with it? Booking managed corporate travel on airline websites is a drag… Read More »

2015 On The Company Dime

By | January 4, 2016

As they work for advantage, clients, suppliers and those in between keep business travel management interesting. Changes to underlying and consumer-facing technology make it a dynamic business function. The personal and geopolitical elements of business travel offer points of note from the micro to macro levels. As one of our featured practitioners noted, this job is about economics, geography, psychology and then some. And so last… Read More »

TripLink’s Participating TMCs Have Doubts

By | August 24, 2015

Several of Concur’s travel management company partners now are integrated with TripLink, but some have serious doubts about a major part of the program. Concur last month announced that Adelman Travel Group, Cain Travel, Christopherson Business Travel, Frosch, Gant Travel and Travel Incorporated were live with TripLink. Concur named the providers in its announcement that Lufthansa next year will join the “direct” version of TripLink. In… Read More »

Travel Incorporated Favors Proprietary Tech For Speed, Freedom

By | August 6, 2015

Atlanta-based Travel Incorporated last month released a new reporting tool using responsive design and featuring self-configurable dashboards. The software is emblematic of the travel management company’s “build it” approach to technology. Buying it may well be cheaper, but Travel Incorporated appreciates the flexibility in customizing proprietary solutions. It said clients do, too. Across the industry, TMCs have varying perspectives on this, and each approach is… Read More »