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 March 14, 2012

TECH: Travelport Preps Semantic Search Feature For Agents

The lingua franca of global distribution systems has long been a jumble of city codes, cryptic key strokes and esoteric computing commands. To the uninitiated, navigating a green screen is akin to rea... Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted December 2, 2011

Short’s Book It: A Brilliant Booking Breakthrough

Short’s Travel, arguably the most innovative TMC in North America, has done it again.*

Book It** allows a corporate traveler to search for airfares on any site, then e-mail the selected flight info to Short’s for booking and en-route servicing. Completely automated. Fast results. Pure genius. Read More »

Posted November 15, 2011

TECH: Rearden Aims To Limit Choice

With so much debate in distribution around transparency and choice, it might seem strange that Rearden Commerce is working so hard to limit the latter. But that's the goal of the Deem Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted August 23, 2010

Can Flight Search Be Improved? Three Innovative Sites That Say Yes

I'm an avid user of consumer flight-search tools. I always have one or two trips I'm planning at any given time. I use a handful of flight search engines on a daily basis, always checking fares at least once or twice a day (you'd be surprised how quickly options and fares move around). I'm also a general believer that flight search options out there are pretty good. Especially for domestic travel, it's not hard to quickly know what is available and for how much. But that doesn't mean there isn't Read More »
Posted by: Evan Konwiser | More by Evan Konwiser
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