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The Future Of Travel Management Companies: Part One, Staffing

“Green shoots” are nice but transaction counts for most travel management companies as of last week remained between 3 percent and 15 percent of last…

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Deem Signs Former GetThere Clients Apple, Toyota For Online Booking Technology

Deem picked up online booking contracts with Apple and Toyota — big wins for a company that’s had plenty of ups and downs.  Acquired by…

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Bruised After Layoffs, TripActions Tells Competitors That ‘Lack Integrity’ To ‘Look In The Mirror’

Ten days ago, TripActions called out unnamed competitors for emailing to prospects untruths about it. Contrary to these communications, TripActions asserted, it is not out…

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WorldAware Analysis: ‘Normal’ Is Most Likely 12 To 18 Months Away, And Don’t Look For Indications From China

Depending on factors including how intensive care units cope with the surge of Covid-19 cases, a return to relative normalcy is most likely between 12…

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Posted in Payment Productivity Suppliers

Ongoing Expensify Episode Puts To The Test That Age-Old Business Travel Question: Who Is The Customer?

Multiple Expensify clients are planning to find a replacement as complaints about the expense software company’s card program marketing to individual employees continued into a…

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TripActions Puts Its Millions To Work On Payment, Expense

[UPDATE, Feb. 25, 2020: TripActions announced partnerships with Comerica Bank, Goldman Sachs, Silicon Valley Bank and Visa for the Liquid initiative. The program, using cards…

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Posted in Negotiating

Op Ed: Steve Reynolds On Finding The Right Mix Of Hotel Discounts

Tripbam CEO Steve Reynolds constantly examines hotel discounts on corporate rates. To help buyers assess the best negotiating approach, he explains the differences between corporate…

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