Posted March 22, 2016

HRG's Brindle Talks Distribution's Evolution, Connecting With Lufthansa

With an acknowledgment that "distribution evolves," Hogg Robinson Group chief information officer Bill Brindle discussed how the TMC is treading slowly with accessing the Lufthansa Group's direct connect. This month, the airline company announced that the travel management company was among a few third-party sellers agreeing to do so. Read More »
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Posted March 11, 2016

HRG, A Few Corporate Clients Among Lufthansa Direct Connect Partners

Lufthansa Group and Hogg Robinson Group are working on a direct connection so the travel management company's clients can avoid the airline group's €16 fee on global distribution system bookings. The agreement extends to Hogg Robinson Group's travel and expense technology division, Fraedom, Lufthansa announced. Read More »
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Posted November 25, 2015

Bookings Up, Spend Down Among HRG Clients

Worldwide bookings handled by United Kingdom-based Hogg Robinson Group rose 2 percent year over year for the six months ending Sept. 30, yet client travel spend fell 2 percent, according to half-year financial results released Wednesday. Read More »
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Posted August 19, 2015

THE BEAT SHEET: Hotel Attachment; Semantic Search And OBTs; GDS Class Action; EMD Progress

The Beat Sheet is an occasional collection of notes, quotes, musings, tips, reader comments and other tidbits from The Beat's writers. Read More »
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Posted May 20, 2015

'A Difficult Year' Leaves HRG Behind On Profit, But Results Exceed Analyst Expectations

It’s possible to reach polar opposite conclusions about many things, and the performance and prospects of United Kingdom-based Hogg Robinson Group are no exception. Read More »
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Posted February 19, 2015

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Posted January 8, 2015

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Posted November 26, 2014

Offsetting Client Spending Growth, Headwinds Drag On HRG Half-Year Earnings

Hogg Robinson Group for its half year ending Sept. 30 reported a net rise in client booking and spending activity, claimed account wins outnumbered losses and benefited from robust growth in North America, according to executives and financial statements released Wednesday. Read More »
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Posted May 22, 2014

HRG Talks Tech Investments After Slow Year

HRG has set aside £5 million to develop and promote its emerging booking, expense and payments software-as-a-service business in the next 12 months. The company plans to invest the money in new products, new personnel and a sales and marketing push. Read More »
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Posted December 10, 2013
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INTERVIEW: HRG's Bill Brindle On IATA NDC

HRG group distribution and technology director Bill Brindle talks with The Beat's Jay Boehmer about the TMC's consideration of IATA's New Distribution Capability. Read More »
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