Posted in Distribution Methods

IBM Gets Patent On Travel Planning

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week issued a patent to IBM for “intelligent travel planning.” The patented process covers receiving a user’s trip…

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Posted in Risk

TRM Firms Use Location-Based Messaging For Pro-Privacy ‘Tracking,’ Risk Mitigation

WorldAware expects next week to enable app messaging that pushes alerts to client employees based on where they turn up and allows organizations to see…

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Posted in Distribution Negotiating Reporting

Consultancy Creates Firm To Capture Travel Bookings Irrespective Of Channel

Partners in KesselRun Corporate Travel Solutions joined a former meetings tech entrepreneur to enable organizations across the travel management spectrum to capture bookings made anywhere….

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Posted in Methods Policy

Corporate Travel Managers Take Noncompliance Into Their Own Touchy Feely Hands

San Diego – One of the hot topics at this month’s Global Business Travel Association convention was nothing new: booking channel noncompliance. Less elegantly called…

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Posted in Productivity Suppliers

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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Posted in Distribution Productivity Reporting

First Pilot For United-Traxo Direct Booking Integration Is Underway

ZS Associates is running a pilot that sanctions for certain employees booking on the United Airlines website. Supported by integration between Traxo and the carrier,…

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Posted in Methods Policy

Silver Bullet For Capturing Invisible Spend Eludes Corporate Travel Managers

Leakage is the bane of a travel manager’s existence. When travelers don’t book through designated channels, work is needed to corral the associated data for…

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