Posted March 9, 2016

Executive Travel Plans Bespoke, Branded Mobile Apps For Each Client

In November, Nebraska-based travel management company Executive Travel placed its first mobile application, Executive Travel On The Go, in Apple and Google app stores. Going forward, however, each of the TMC's corporate clients may come to know it as something different: The agency's mobile strategy lets each client customize the branding and features of the app. Read More »
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Posted October 8, 2015
John Snyder

INTERVIEW: BCD Travel CEO John Snyder

Arlington, Va. – Since becoming president and CEO of BCD Travel last year, 20-plus-year company vet John Snyder has overseen the mega travel management company's strategic, commercial, financial and operational direction. Last week, he sat down with David Meyer, editorial director of The BTN Group, which publishes The Beat, at The Beat Live conference here to address consolidation, client pricing, the competitive set, Lufthansa and technology investment strategy. A condensed and edited transcript of that on-stage interview follows. Read More »
Posted February 25, 2014
April Bridgeman

INTERVIEW: BCD Travel's April Bridgeman

BCD Travel senior vice president April Bridgeman, who also serves as managing director of the TMC's Advito consultancy, discusses the new TripSource mobile app. Read More »
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Posted February 7, 2014 - London

U.K. TMC Hillgate Introduces Private Sabre Red App For Content Aggregation

If integrating air, hotel and rail content from global distribution system and non-GDS sources in a single, fully automated environment is the Holy Grail of agency distribution, then U.K.-based travel management company Hillgate Travel claims to have found it. Read More »
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Posted January 29, 2014

TripLingo Completes Shift To Corporate Market

Language learning app TripLingo on Wednesday released the third version of its mobile app, an upgrade designed to appeal to enterprise corporate users, travel management companies and other "channel partners," according to founder and CEO Jesse Maddox. Read More »
Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
Posted August 5, 2013

Christopherson Builds App For Travel Managers

Christopherson Business Travel has developed a mobile app designed for use by travel managers, department heads and team leaders at its client companies. Available now for iOS platforms, an Android version also is forthcoming, probably in September. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted August 1, 2013

Egencia Rebuilding Mobile App

Egencia expects this fall to provide an iOS app called TripNavigator that will replace Egencia Mobile and features step-by-step trip navigation and integrated access to travel counselors. An Android version will follow early next year, according to the company. Read More »
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Posted May 31, 2013

TMC Execs Discuss Mobile Development Priorities

With a bit of experience to lean on and client feedback to digest, some corporate TMCs now are planning the next batch of mobile capabilities. Executives at three corporate TMCs discuss their plans. Read More »
Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
Posted April 15, 2013

HRG Drops Native Apps In Favor Of Mobile Web Approach

Hogg Robinson Group is throwing in the towel on developing discrete native apps for different mobile platforms and instead is moving to a mobile website or responsive design strategy in an effort to "build once" for all mobile environments. Pilots with clients will commence in the next couple of months, with rollouts expected by the end of the summer. Read More »
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Posted March 11, 2013

Partnerships Speed Native App Development For UK TMC

Gray Dawes Travel and Expense Management in England made available native itinerary apps in the Android and iTunes stores using a white-label version of Travelport's ViewTrip app. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
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