Posted February 5, 2015

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Posted February 5, 2015

World Travel, Inc. Leadership Shifts, But Strategy Stays Steady

World Travel, Inc. this week appointed president Liz Mandarino as its new CEO, succeeding 32-year vet, founding exec and now chairman Jim Wells. Read More »
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Posted February 3, 2015

Concur Seeks Transaction Fees But Says Overrides Not In Play For Airline TripLink Bookings

Concur is looking to get in on some corporate travel distribution revenue as it courts airlines to adopt its TripLink open-booking solution. Read More »
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Posted February 2, 2015

TripBam Gets Some Competition With Yapta's RoomIQ

Yapta, which has built its business on securing post-booking airfare savings for corporations, has now deployed its companion tool for hotel rates. Read More »
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Posted January 30, 2015

LETTER: Travelport Replies, 'Future Of Merchandizing Happening Now'

Jay Boehmer's Jan. 6 article in The Beat, "Travelport Ancillary Agreements 'Going Gangbusters' " provided an accurate, yet incomplete, picture of Travelport's leadership in redefining merchandizing op... Read More »
Posted January 28, 2015

De-Emphasizing OTAs, Delta Sets Record On Direct Digital Bookings

Among Delta Air Lines’ internal goals for 2015, according to its annual Flight Plan, is to grow direct ticketing share to 48 percent. Read More »
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Posted January 27, 2015

Sabre's Pending Purchase? All Signs Point To Abacus

Sabre appears poised to take full ownership of Singapore-based distribution system Abacus International by purchasing from a group of airlines the 65 percent stake it doesn't yet hold, according to several sources. Read More »
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Posted January 26, 2015

Sabre Tips 'Possible' Acquisition, Shows 2014 Share Gains In EMEA

Sabre indicated "it is possible that it will enter into an agreement in the first quarter of 2015 for a proposed acquisition within the Travel Network business segment," its business line that includes Sabre's global distribution system, the GetThere booking tool and other assets. Read More »
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Posted January 22, 2015

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Posted January 21, 2015

New Travelport Division Aims To Attract More Direct Corporate Business

Travelport last month announced it formed a new Corporate Incubation unit that will develop products and strategies to attract more direct corporate business. Read More »
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