Reed & Mackay on Tuesday acquired fellow U.K.-based corporate travel agency Business Travel Direct from parent Ickenham Travel Group.
Corporate travel industry veteran Andy McGraw joined Milwaukee-based Adelman Travel as CEO in May 2017. Since then, the travel management company has positioned itself as a mobile-first "platform as a service" operator, underpinned by its mobile app, Adelman Virtual Assistant, or AVA, and an upgrade to its workforce management and agent-facing technology. He spoke with The Beat editor-in-chief Jay Boehmer.
30SecondsToFly has added The Air Travel Group and CTI Business Travel to its stable of travel agency clients that have adopted its messaging-based system for automated or agent-assisted bookings.
A group of travel buyers urged airlines, global distribution systems, online booking tools, travel management companies and travel managers "to do more" to advance the New Distribution Capability standard to meet buyer needs.
Amadeus is gunning for more travel management company business in the U.S., CEO Luis Maroto told investors after announcing year-over-year revenue and marketshare gains in a flat global distribution system market for the first quarter.
Short's Travel Management this month launched a dedicated ground transportation division that specializes in bus charters.
New Zealand-based corporate T&E tech provider Serko has lined up the first batch of travel management companies to resell its Zeno booking system in the U.S. Signing TMCs is one thing. Getting them to produce is another.
After wondering the travel startup wilderness for a couple years, Pana in 2017 landed on guest travel as a use case for its trip planning, booking and journey support system that blends technology with offline agents. This week, the startup announced it landed $10 million in funding to go deeper in addressing the headaches guest travelers and the companies paying for their trips face.