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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Posted January 16, 2015

Mega Client Win Overshadows Radius' Loss Of TBiz

Travel management company network Radius Travel claimed that new business won by its central sales organization grew 72 percent in 2014 from $275 million to $465 million. Almost all of that increase was accounted for by the winning of the global account of Danish healthcare company Novo Nordisk with an annual spend of $185 million. Read More »
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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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