Posted September 18, 2017

European Air Payment Is In Flux On Multiple Fronts

The Beat reported this month that airline members of the International Air Transport Association will vote in November on whether to accept travel agencies' own payment cards for tickets. It's one of several major issues transforming how travel management companies handle air payments, especially in Europe. Read More »
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Posted March 23, 2017

Europe Warns Of Shady Airline Compensation Claims Processors

Airline passengers impacted by some canceled flights and long delays or involuntary bumping in Europe are entitled to receive as much as €600 from culpable airlines under European Union law. Finalized in 2004 and taking effect the following year, EC Regulation 261 established "common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights." Around this passenger protection, an industry of claims chasers has proliferated. Some of them, the European Commission noted this month, are shady. Read More »
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Posted December 14, 2016

CTM Bulks Up In The U.K. With Redfern Acquisition

Australia-based Corporate Travel Management announced plans to acquire U.K.-based Redfern Travel and Tasmania-based Andrew Jones Travel. In conjunction, the publicly traded travel management company issued a new share purchase option to eligible shareholders to raise A$71 million to fund the deals. Read More »
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Posted August 4, 2015

As Anticipated, Travelport Air Bookings Fall In Second Quarter

Travelport reported a decline in air booking volume and related revenue during the second quarter, showing the anticipated impact of the global distribution system operator's restructured contract with Orbitz and a decline in share in Europe. Read More »
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Posted April 21, 2015

American Express Global Business Travel To Open Data Hosting Center In Europe

American Express Global Business Travel plans to open by the end of October a data hosting center in Europe. Read More »
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Posted February 5, 2015

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Posted December 11, 2014

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Posted December 17, 2013

Amex In Europe Connecting Hotel Content System To Corporate OBTs

American Express Business Travel in Europe finally is connecting its HotelHub portal to corporate online booking tools. Announced in 2007 for Amex agents, the HotelHub interface brings together hotel content from global distribution systems and other sources and is meant to optimize hotel booking workflow. Read More »
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Posted June 14, 2012

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Posted November 28, 2011

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