In total, the U.S. federal government is the largest buyer of travel in the world. And so, when a portion of the government goes unfunded and hundreds of thousands of civilian employees are furloughed or working without pay, a negative impact on suppliers and intermediaries that serve federal travel programs is expected.
To better manage the waiver onslaught, several travel management companies, including Fox World Travel and Gant Travel, have adopted FlightGlobal's Travel Waiver Services to push airline waiver information directly to frontline agents.
Travelport president and CEO Gordon Wilson kicked off The Beat Live event this month and addressed airline control and commercial models in the context of the International Air Transport Association's New Distribution Capability standard-making endeavor.
To translate its AC2U airline distribution application programming interface for an NDC world, Air Canada has turned to the NDC Exchange, jointly produced by ATPCO and SITA.
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Each new year brings a new outlook, and by measures both anecdotal and numerical, corporate travel demand is off to a strong start in 2019. This is on top of what has proven to be a healthy 2018 for corporate travel demand.
Delta in the next month plans to become Level 3 certified under the International Air Transport Association's New Distribution Capability program, joining some of the largest airlines in the world in reaching the milestone, including competitors American Airlines and United Airlines.
BCD Travel is rolling out SAP Customer Data Cloud as the technological foundation for traveler identity management, consent management and profile management, BCD announced Wednesday.
Two of the world’s largest travel management companies have become one. American Express Global Business Travel Thursday completed its 410 million British pound takeover of Hogg Robinson Group to create a TMC that handles a combined $36 billion in annual transaction value. The mega of all megas now has mega integration work ahead.