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Under Amex’s Shadow, Travel Management Companies Tighten Payment Ties

BCD Travel on Thursday announced it would become UATP’s first travel management company issuer of lodge card accounts. An official from CWT said the TMC…

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Canadian Travel Firms Last Year Beat Back Visa Rules Mandating Card Security Codes, Skirting Issues Southwest Bookers Could Face

[UPDATE, June 14, 2019: Starting June 17, users of Southwest Airlines’ Swabiz corporate booking portal must insert their credit card’s three- or four-digit security code….

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UATP To Enable U.S. TMCs As Issuers

UATP for the first time will allow travel management companies to issue their own payment accounts. The program is starting in the United States as…

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Amex May Face Tougher Competition Following Court Decision

A federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Thursday ordered American Express to revise its merchant agreements. Provisions that bar merchants from preferring another form of…

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