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Sources: Google Flights Eyes Corporate Fare Shopping

Google plans to enable corporate-relevant flight search through its Google Flights metasearch product, according to sources who indicate the function will open initially for Google's internal travel program and then for a wider market. How far Google chases the corporate travel sector remains to be seen. The search giant declined a request to elaborate on plans.
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Sabre Puts Consumer GDS Lawsuit To Bed With Settlements

Sabre this week drew to a close a lawsuit filed four years ago by consumers against the three major global distribution system operators.
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INTERVIEW: SAP Concur President Jim Lucier

INTERVIEW: SAP Concur President Jim Lucier

SAP Concur president Jim Lucier sat down with The Beat editor-in-chief Jay Boehmer at The Beat Live to discuss the perceptions of corporate booking tools and why SAP Concur still doesn't want to become a travel management company—or a global distribution system, for that matter.
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How Employers Of Over 1,000 Manage Expenses

How Employers Of Over 1,000 Manage Expenses
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2020 Forecasted Increase In Intraregional Business Class Ticket Prices

2020 Forecasted Increase In Intraregional Business Class Ticket Prices
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The Beat Research: Travel Management Technology Adoption

Technology is the great enabler of travel management. From pervasive online booking tools to niche traveler rewards systems, travel buyers can deploy an array of products, features, tools or systems to guide travelers pre-trip, in-trip and post-trip.
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The Beat Announces 2019 Readers' Choice Winners

The Beat presented the Readers' Choice awards today in New York City at the 12th annual The Beat Live.
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Forecasted Average Daily Attendee Cost For Meetings Booked By June 2019 For 2020

Forecasted Average Daily Attendee Cost For Meetings Booked By June 2019 For 2020
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BCD Lands NDC Certification By Testing Direct Connection With BA

BCD Travel this summer achieved Level 3 New Distribution Capability certification with deployment partner British Airways, according to the International Air Transport Association's NDC registry.
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Appeals Court Moves Sabre And American Airlines Back To Lower Court

The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, in a highly anticipated opinion issued Wednesday, voided a jury verdict that in late 2016 found Sabre's global distribution system contract with US Airways violated antitrust law. Yet, not all is won for Sabre.
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