Posted September 10, 2014

Being Blunt: New Faces At The Beat Live's Buyers' Table

The Beat Live's annual airing of travel buyers' unabashed views of technology, suppliers and other topics has been a favorite session among attendees since its debut. Now in its fourth year, the always-lively Buyers' Table session features four new faces to The Beat Live community. Read More »
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Posted September 4, 2014

Consumer Travel Startup GetGoing Shifts To TMC Market With Hotel Platform

Starting as a fare-search tool for leisure travelers, GetGoing this year has pulled off quite the one-eighty. Read More »
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Posted September 2, 2014
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INTERVIEW: Orbitz For Business President Frank Petito

Orbitz in May announced that its Orbitz for Business corporate travel division signed an agreement to provide an online booking tool for IBM. Read More »
Posted August 28, 2014

Aussie TMCs 'Starting To Get A Bit Of Fun In America'

The two big Australian corporate travel players have been growing their U.S. operations at pretty decent clips. Conveniently, Corporate Travel Management and FCm Travel Solutions parent Flight Centre, both publicly traded, this week reported fiscal-year 2014 earnings. Read More »
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Posted August 26, 2014

AA Withdraws From Orbitz Consumer Sites, Orbitz For Business Customers Not Affected

American Airlines today announced that it stopped listing its fares on Orbitz consumer sites, "effective immediately," and it would do likewise for subsidiary US Airways fares as of Sept. 1. Read More »
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Posted August 20, 2014

Delta Sharpens 'Edge' With Personalized, Self-Service Programs For Corporate Clients

Delta Air Lines is introducing to corporate clients a suite of new services and tools, including a new web portal through which travel managers can access on-demand reporting and manage aspects of their relationship with the airline. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted August 19, 2014

Senate Committee Chair Opens Inquiry Into Airline Ancillary Fee, Passenger Data Practices

Kicking off an "inquiry" into airline practices on data privacy and fee transparency, Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV (D-W.V.) this week sent letters to the 10 largest U.S. airlines by revenue. Read More »
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Posted August 14, 2014

CWT Progressing On Internal Tech, Claims Share Gain

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has made clear its intentions to build its own technology, and president of the Americas Patrick Andersen said the company has made good progress. Read More »
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Posted August 7, 2014

After Clients Cite Performance Problems, Concur Claims Technical 'Issues' Addressed

Concur in an emailed response Wednesday to questions from The Beat acknowledged experiencing technical "issues" last week but claimed they since have been "identified and addressed." Read More »
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Posted August 7, 2014

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