Posted September 9, 2014

ASTA: Revenues Higher But Profit Ratios Lower For Corporate Agencies

A recent American Society of Travel Agents survey found that just over half of polled corporate travel agencies saw first-half 2014 revenues increase from the prior-year period. Read More »
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Posted September 8, 2014

Farelogix Repositioning Tech To Facilitate Airline-GDS Connections

Embedded within the direct-connect drama from a few years back as certain airlines attempted to bypass global distribution systems, Farelogix now wants to help some of those same airlines provide richer content to the GDS channel. Read More »
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Posted August 28, 2014

Aussie TMCs 'Starting To Get A Bit Of Fun In America'

The two big Australian corporate travel players have been growing their U.S. operations at pretty decent clips. Conveniently, Corporate Travel Management and FCm Travel Solutions parent Flight Centre, both publicly traded, this week reported fiscal-year 2014 earnings. Read More »
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Posted August 26, 2014

AA Withdraws From Orbitz Consumer Sites, Orbitz For Business Customers Not Affected

American Airlines today announced that it stopped listing its fares on Orbitz consumer sites, "effective immediately," and it would do likewise for subsidiary US Airways fares as of Sept. 1. Read More »
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Posted August 26, 2014

TMC Execs Debate Agencies' Evolving Role

A panel discussion on the changing role of travel management companies convened in Los Angeles last month during the Global Business Travel Association's annual convention. Read More »
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Posted August 14, 2014

CWT Progressing On Internal Tech, Claims Share Gain

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has made clear its intentions to build its own technology, and president of the Americas Patrick Andersen said the company has made good progress. Read More »
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Posted August 12, 2014

Travelport's Upcoming Agency Desktop Advances Shift 'From Distribution Provider To Marketing Partner'

Expected this fall, the latest version of Travelport's Smartpoint agency desktop blends into a single, common agency screen traditionally filed airfare content and content fed through XML-based application programming interfaces. Read More »
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Posted August 7, 2014

Sabre Posts Earnings Improvement For Core Businesses, Expects 'Modest' Bookings Growth

Sabre for the quarter ending June 30 reported growth in its core airline and hospitality IT and Sabre Travel Network businesses. Read More »
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Posted August 5, 2014

Replacing Traversa, Travelport Invests In Corp. Travel Tech Firms

Travelport has been on a mini-buying spree, recently investing in a trio of companies that includes a pair of corporate travel tech firms. Read More »
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Posted August 1, 2014

N. America Growth Helps Amadeus Claim Additional Travel Agency Share

Amadeus posted solid financial results for the six months through June 30, driven by strong growth in both its distribution and IT services business lines. Read More »
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