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Traxo Fills Reporting Gap, Captures Fox

Traxo designed its newest product feature to appeal to those with middling data management savvy and resources. Giving clients another way to visualize and report on their travel program activity, the Data Explorer can populate spreadsheets with information from TMCs, supplier websites and other sources for easy viewing and exporting. Traxo already offers a reporting…

Cornerstone Enhances Travel Policy Management Tool To Deliver Covid Trip Info

“Know before you go” websites are one way for business travelers to get informed and avoid the cost of calling a travel advisor. It was only a matter of time before more automation came to the fore. Reservation management, reporting and analytics company Cornerstone Information Systems has enhanced its travel policy management and authorization service…

Op Ed: Jason King On What’s Really Happening With Employment In The Travel Industry

P. Jason King is founder, president and CEO of P. Jason King Associates, an executive search and career development firm focused on various elements of the travel industry. A pandemic, he tells job hunters, is no excuse for letting up on best practices and etiquette. He argues they also need to work hard while managing…

Op Ed: Tom Kallas On TMC Pricing Transparency

During his 41-year career in travel, Partnership Travel Consulting’s Tom Kallas held senior roles at corporate travel agencies including BCD Travel, IVI, Travelocity Business and World Travel Inc. Here he argues that TMC pricing is “not simply repeal and replace.” The recent article regarding the American Express Global Business Travel strategy to charge a fee…

Amex GBT Introduces $25 Contact Fee For Certain Clients, Sees Room For Subscriptions And Professional Services Models

American Express Global Business Travel has a new “contact fee.” It applies when agents communicate by phone or email with employees of clients that pay GBT on a transaction basis but no transaction occurs. The program is rolling out worldwide and began in the United States at $25 per call or email. The discussion about…

How Did North America Lift CTM’s Performance?

For the first six months of this year, North America accounted for more of Australia-based Corporate Travel Management’s revenue than any other region. That was a first. The 26-year-old travel management company entered North America in 2012 when it acquired Polk Majestic Travel. Subsequent acquisitions grew the operation, and during the first half of 2020,…

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