Posted January 6, 2015

Travelport: Airline Ancillary Agreements 'Going Gangbusters,' But Transactions Need Work

Travelport is "going gangbusters" on signing deals with airlines to expand access to non-fare content, vice president and general manager of U.S. and Canada Scott Hyden said last month, but impediments persist in converting that progress to optimal ancillary transaction volumes. Read More »
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Posted December 18, 2014

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Posted December 11, 2014

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Posted December 11, 2014

U.K.'s Click Travel Embraces Relevance-Based Booking Display, Dynamic Compliance Definitions

United Kingdom-based travel management company Click Travel, which operates a self-built distribution platform and an online booking tool called Travel Cloud, has moved to displaying booking options based on an assessed order of relevance to the traveler rather than price. Read More »
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Posted December 8, 2014

The Buyers' Table On Traveler Engagement And Mobile Technology

The Buyers' Table, conceived as a panel discussion among four corporate travel buyers unafraid to speak their minds about the state of the industry, is a perennial highlight of The Beat Live conference. Read More »
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Posted December 4, 2014

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Posted December 4, 2014

Serko 'Just The Beginning' Of Routehappy's Push Into Corporate Tools

Serko effective early next year will incorporate Routehappy flight ratings and amenity data in the booking path on its mobile app. Read More »
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Posted December 2, 2014

CTM Finds European 'Anchor' With Chambers Acquisition, Expands In U.S. With D.C.'s Diplomat

Australia's Corporate Travel Management on Tuesday announced the acquisitions of U.K.-based Chambers Travel and Washington D.C.-based Diplomat Travel. Read More »
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Posted December 1, 2014

Ryanair's O'Leary, Emirates' Clark Predict Radical Distribution Disruption

Berlin - Interrogated here at last month's GBTA Europe conference by Global Business Travel Association senior vice president for global development Paul Tilstone, Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary and Emirates chief Sir Tim Clark displayed a strikingly similar radical vision. Read More »
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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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