Posted February 27, 2015

Amadeus Expects GDS Marketshare Gains To Continue In 2015

Amadeus claimed it processed during the fourth quarter of 2014 42 percent of all global distribution system bookings, raising its quarterly worldwide market share 1.4 percentage points from the last three months of 2013. Read More »
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Posted February 25, 2015

Australia's Acquisitive CTM To 'Keep Buying Until We Die'

Australia's Corporate Travel Management this week told investors to expect further acquisitions in the U.S. market, or in the words of managing director Jamie Pherous, "We could keep buying until we die—and that's our plan." Read More »
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Posted February 18, 2015

Virgin America Readies Dynamically Priced Seats And Ancillary Bundles

Virgin America during the next few months will add pricing-automation capabilities through its Sabre reservations system that will allow it to bundle ancillary offers and variably price premium seats, president and CEO David Cush said in the carrier's earnings call on Wednesday. Read More »
Posted February 6, 2015

Egencia Crosses $5 Billion In Gross Bookings, Eyes 'Industry Disruption' And 'Opportunistic' M&A

Expedia's corporate travel outlet Egencia reported an 11 percent year-over-year rise in fourth-quarter gross bookings, helping to lift the travel management company over the $5 billion mark for all of last year. Read More »
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Posted February 5, 2015

Hotel Tonight Adapts To Meet 'Promise' Of Mobile Distribution

Since its launch in 2011, mobile app Hotel Tonight has come to epitomize the last-minute hotel booking space: a sleek presentation of same-day deals for travelers seeking same-day bookings. The company in recent months has undergone some changes to increase its appeal to business travelers. Read More »
Posted February 5, 2015

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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 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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Posted January 20, 2015
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INTERVIEW: Concur CEO Steve Singh

Concur CEO Steve Singh recently spoke with The Beat's JoAnn DeLuna to discuss the impact the SAP acquisition will have on Concur's organizational structure, international growth, headcount and customers. Read More »
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