Posted November 19, 2013

New Version Of Short's Booking Tool Leverages Travelport's Universal API

Very few travel management companies have a homegrown booking tool. Short's Travel Management is in that small group and strives to refresh its system about every year and a half. The latest version, Short's Travel Online 4.0, uses Travelport's Universal Application Programming Interface and adds some features meant to mimic consumer tools. It went live last month. Read More »
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Posted October 11, 2013

LETTERS

The Beat received several comments from readers regarding technologies provided to travel management companies from Yapta and ExpertFlyer. Read More »
Posted October 8, 2013 - Miami

ProcureApp Eyes Commission Collection, With An Assist From Short's

ProcureApp, a company that captures data from corporate traveler bookings on consumer websites, is working on a new application for its technology: helping corporate clients earn commissions on maverick reservations. Read More »
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Posted April 8, 2013

Contrarian Short's Breaks Ranks On IATA NDC

Travel management company Short's Travel Management on Thursday revealed its support for the International Air Transport Association's Resolution 787, an agreement among members that set into motion the organization's New Distribution Capability. Read More »
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Posted December 18, 2012

Short's Travel Teams With ProcureApp For 'Checkout Button'

Short's Travel Management white-labeled technology from ProcureApp to launch by January a further simplification of its BookIt process allowing corporate travelers to search anywhere but book airline ... Read More »
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Posted June 6, 2012

Booking It Well: Short's Tool Draws TMC Interest, Innovation Recognition

Short's Travel's BookIt is riding high with a patent pending and a new travel management company customer. The solution also won an innovation contest at an Association of Corporate Travel Executives event in April, besting solutions from AirPlus, Concur, ProcureApp and others among both judges and the audience. Read More »
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Posted December 1, 2011

Short's Fashions Search Shortcut

Travel management companies have taken shots for not keeping pace with consumer travel technology. To close the gap a bit, Short's Travel Management is poised to launch a new airfare shopping system that plays to its strengths while leaving the searching to the experts. Read More »
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Posted October 31, 2011 - Las Vegas

TMC Panel Weighs Revenue Risks, Client Transparency

Uncertainty is one certain thing about how travel management companies generate revenue. Commissions from suppliers grow and wane along with their financial prospects, and TMCs struggle to maintain pricing power on client fees. Meanwhile, visibility into TMC finances will become more important, acco Read More »
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