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 »
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Posted March 29, 2013

BCD Travel Developing Mobile 'Platform,' Growing Advito And Eyeing Acquisitions

BCD Travel is developing a mobile "platform" that global president and COO John Snyder said would be ready "in the foreseeable near future." Speaking to The Beat on Thursday about the travel management company's plans to expand the scope of the Advito consulting unit, Snyder also noted that BCD Travel is "starting to get on the acquisition trail." Read More »
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Posted March 22, 2013

Sabre Drops Native TripCase BlackBerry App

Sabre has dropped the native BlackBerry app version of its TripCase itinerary solution "due to the declining size of the BlackBerry smartphone market," according to an official. Read More »
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Posted March 18, 2013

Bring-Your-Own-Device Policy Is The Best Bet For Travelers, Managers

The face of business travel management is a familiar one to millions of corporate travelers. But it's the wrong face. For decades, the business travel management executive has worn the guise of the corporate watchdog. The perceived effectiveness of the travel policy too often has been gauged by the length of the fangs intended to inspire "compliance." The industry has reached a point where the very nature of compliance coincides with "submission." 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 »
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Posted February 21, 2013

New Hotel Booking Tools Incorporate Sustainability Components

Two European hotel booking tools are bringing sustainability practices to the moment of booking. Read More »
Posted February 5, 2013 - London

FCm Partners With UK Developer For Native Apps

Australia's Flight Centre in the coming weeks will begin deploying native apps for the Android, BlackBerry, iOS and Windows Phone platforms branded for its various business units, including multinatio... Read More »
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Posted November 28, 2012

CWT To Use WorldMate To Capture Off-Channel Spend

One of the niftier features of the WorldMate mobile service, like Concur's TripIt, is the ability to automatically add trip elements to a master itinerary simply by forwarding an email confirmation. T... Read More »
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Posted November 20, 2012 - Scottsdale, Arizona

'Door-to-Door' And Mobile Booking Tools Score Big At PhoCusWright

The lineup for PhoCusWright's Travel Innovation Summit here last week included some faces familiar to corporate travel buyers. As history has shown, however, other technologies designed more for the leisure space often find their place in corporate programs. Read More »
Posted October 17, 2012 - New York

World Travel App Launch Slips To November, But Will Be Multi-Platform

World Travel Inc. is putting the final touches on a mobile app for Android, BlackBerry and iOS, which the company demonstrated using a live connection to a crowd of clients and prospects at its conference here last week. Originally due on Apple's platform in August with the others to follow, the WorldMobile app now is scheduled for release in November on all three operating systems. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
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