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Withering On The Vine? Sabre’s TripCase Slips In Managed Business Travel While TripIt Keeps Adding Features

The United States Patent and Trademark Office in February granted Sabre a patent on “post-booking travel assistance and organization.” This covers some key functions in…

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SAP Concur To Go Down For Upgrade

Corporate online booking and expense management market leader SAP Concur will take North America-hosted systems offline this Saturday to upgrade its network infrastructure, the company…

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After Enlisting Two Dozen TMCs, Concur’s Preferred Program Loses A Few

Frosch recently left the Concur preferred travel management company program because it didn’t want to use all the required technology. A similar thing happened with…

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Alternatives Sought As CWT Shutters WorldMate Consumer App, Focuses On Corporate

Carlson Wagonlit Travel is discontinuing the consumer-facing version of WorldMate, the popular itinerary app it bought in 2012 for reportedly $20 million. A company official said CWT…

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Email Parsing Next For Google’s Open Booking Program

Google’s travel program has been closely watched for the better part of a decade. It helped vault “open booking” into industry vernacular. Capturing data when…

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Sabre Claims Lead In ‘Early Days’ For Itinerary Apps

TripCase, TripIt and WorldMate have been the granddaddies of itinerary apps since the App Store’s infancy. Using WorldMate’s API for email parsing and its GDS for…

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