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Duluth Travel Exits Bankruptcy, Contends With Partial Federal Shutdown

Corporate and government travel management company Duluth Travel this month emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after about 10 months, only to face the effects…

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TripActions CEO Cites Immaturity In Supplier Relations As Southwest Makes Vaguely Threatening Statement

[UPDATE, Feb. 7 2019: Delta and TripActions have reconciled with one another. More here.] As of December, Southwest Airlines was curious about how TripActions was…

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Travel And Transport Acquires Radius Travel To Go ‘All In’ Globally

Travel and Transport last month acquired full ownership of the Radius Travel agency network company, buying out India-based minority shareholder Cox & Kings. The transaction followed…

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

[UPDATE, Jan. 9, 2019: The airline working with ARC and Blockskye is United Airlines. Find more information here.] Blockchain startup Blockskye is running a proof…

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Startup TravelPerk’s Differentiator Is A Bit Different

When asked what makes their outfits unique, business travel entrepreneurs tend to talk tech rather than people. TravelPerk is going the other way, and its customers…

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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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30SecondsToFly Adds Fare Search Tech, Investment From EGlobalfares

Chatbot maker 30SecondsToFly accepted an unspecified investment from eGlobalfares, a dozen-year-old fare search tech provider that serves a few hundred travel agencies globally. The deal…

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