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Explainer: Passive Segments

From a travel management perspective, the cleanest and easiest way to book travel is through a content channel fed by a global distribution system. Many…

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Travelport Plans Q4 2019 Rollout For Agent Desktop With ‘Inbuilt’ NDC Connectivity

Travelport intends to start delivering its new Smartpoint agent point of sale system, with complete NDC integration, in the fourth quarter. Travelport now is testing…

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Freshly Funded AirGateway Brings Its NDC Pipes To Life Through Agent Interface

If you build it, they will come … if you also build something else that makes more sense to them. This is the lesson learned…

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American Express Global Business Travel Leaves Travelport Digital For Internally Built Mobile Apps

Migrating away from Travelport Digital, American Express Global Business Travel last month updated its Android and iOS mobile apps using fully proprietary technology. New features…

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BCD Travel Aims To Solve NDC Complications In Lufthansa Test

BCD Travel last week announced a multiyear agreement with the Lufthansa Group. As part of the deal, the travel management company secured a full-content commitment…

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Evolving Content Needs Highlight Differences Among Self-Booking Tools

Under the threat of increased content fragmentation, travel management companies and corporate travel booking tools can earn their stripes by integrating multiple sources. Each has its…

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Mobile Air Bookings Poised To Enter Corporate Travel’s Mainstream

It was inevitable. Following hotel bookings, air bookings are coming in full force to mobile devices for corporate travel. Concur, Egencia and several other travel…

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