As business travel agency and booking tech provider Upside Business Travel winds down operations, its partner TravelBank has gained some new business on referral, while TripActions has seized on an erstwhile competitor's demise and Omega World Travel has migrated customers on Upside-backed tech to other booking options.
Saddled with $1.5 billion in debt and navigating a corporate travel recovery burdened by a stubborn pandemic, CWT CEO Michelle McKinney Frymire has made the company's capital structure a top priority since taking the helm in May.
Lufthansa Group and Travelport on Tuesday announced a new distribution agreement, which, like Lufthansa's 2020 deal with Sabre, makes available through the global distribution system operator two New Distribution Capability-hooked commercial models for agencies.
Executives from major U.S. airlines on Thursday addressed how a hoped-for burst in post-Labor Day business travel demand that seemed within reach this summer instead likely is delayed for several months.
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A Texas state court last week agreed to push back by about a month the pivotal hearing on American Airlines' temporary injunction request to block Sabre from using its New Airline Storefront display and paying "value-based" incentives to agencies for Delta Air Lines bookings.
Direct Travel on Thursday announced it has acquired Canada's McCord Travel Management, a high-touch, invite-only boutique travel management company well-known among Ottawa's political elite.