Posted July 31, 2013 - Jersey City, N.J.

Concur Names TMC Partners In Open Booking

Concur at its Fusion Exchange conference here last week revealed the names of three travel management companies collaborating on its Open Booking approach: Gant Travel Management, TravelSolutions by Campbell and Travel Incorporated. Concur also referenced two additional TMCs, BCD Travel and Egencia, whose involvement is a bit different. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted July 24, 2013

Perceived Fare Availability Issues Push NEC Europe To Open Booking

NEC Europe reluctantly is looking to Concur's Open Booking approach as a solution to what it perceives as a worsening problem: travelers finding fares online that are significantly cheaper than those available in Concur's booking tool. Read More »
Posted by: Amon Cohen | More by Amon Cohen
Posted July 19, 2013

LETTERS

Our coverage of Concur's acquisitions announced this week elicited several responses. Read More »
Posted July 16, 2013

Concur Cozies Up To TMCs With Latest Acquisitions

They have said so time and again, but Concur's executives on Tuesday finally may have convinced skeptical travel management companies that they have no intention of competing with them. With the acquisitions of GDSX and TRX, the company once known by travel management pros as a mere expense reporting solution has become a travel management technology juggernaut. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted July 16, 2013

Concur Buys GDSX And TRX

Concur announced it acquired TRX and "substantially all of the assets" of GDSX.  Concur said it would integrate technologies from GDSX and TRX to "enable travel management companies, partners and... Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted July 12, 2013

Ultramar: Yapta Worth The Work

Looks like airfare tracker Yapta's pivot to corporate travel is about to get easier. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted July 10, 2013

CWT Questions Open Booking, Concur Welcomes Discussion

A Carlson Wagonlit Travel survey fielded between November 2012 and May 2013 found that 87 percent of 149 corporate travel mangers had no plans to pilot an open booking program, with 9 percent saying t... Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted July 9, 2013

Register For The Beat Live!

The Beat declared a certain "direct connect" program dead, but ideas for new models abound. Don't miss The Beat Live 2013 in Miami, featuring headlining roles by Concur CEO Steve Singh and IATA's Eric... Read More »
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Posted May 13, 2013

AdTrav CEO Hale Impressed With ETS2 Process, Principles

The U.S. General Services Administration aims this summer to be the first federal agency to deploy the ETS2 end-to-end system for which it selected Concur as primary contractor, according to AdTrav president and CEO Roger Hale. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted May 2, 2013

Analysts Question Concur’s Short-Term Ability To Maintain Revenue Growth

Concur's strong new sales growth is prompting analysts to consider the potential impact on short-term revenue prospects and question the company's ability to manage large, concurrent deployments. Anal... Read More »
Posted by: JoAnn DeLuna | More by JoAnn DeLuna
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