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A Few Minutes With Cory Garner

It’s as if he never left! Jay Campbell this week spoke for about eight minutes with American Airlines VP for sales and distribution strategy Cory…

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GBTA Convention Highlights Push For ‘Omni-Channel’ Airline Distribution

San Diego – Participants at last week’s Global Business Travel Association convention showed a stronger spirit of collaboration on alternative airline distribution than in years…

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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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Hipmunk, TripLink Moves Revive TMC ‘Friend Or Foe’ Questions About Concur

Some travel management company sources are concerned about competition from SAP Concur’s Hipmunk-powered small-business offering. A new TripLink-related requirement for Concur’s preferred partners is irksome…

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TripBam Corrals Direct Bookings With Traxo’s Help

TripBam is growing fast. What started as a rate checking and re-shopping service now also can serve as a tool for hotel rate negotiations. Its…

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