Academic Envisions The Future Of Business Travel Booking, Seeks Early Adopters

San Diego - Not every Global Business Travel Association convention produces an affirmative answer to the question, "Anything new this year?" Last week's did.

Sitting in a back corner of the trade show in a modest booth was big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning researcher Barzan Mozafari. He's a professor at the University of Michigan and creator of a new way to plan business trips. His idea sprung from the frustrations he experienced with the typical process for his own travel.

Called TripEnvision, Mozafari's technology embraces the concept of declarative travel planning.

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Jay Campbell

Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them with Business Travel News. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.

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kelly@northpulaskifarms.com
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I wish TripEnvision all the best! I would recommend care be taken with regards to the ‘perfect’ option. Not sure how much of this is new, but I don’t get out much.