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.
A consumer-led federal antitrust lawsuit filed in 2015 against the three major global distribution system operators has not achieved the class action status originally sought by plaintiffs, according to a court order this month.
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.
Rosewood Hotel Group attributed a data breach that compromised guest reservations and payment data at 16 of its hotels to a "security issue at Sabre," according to a disclosure by the hotel group Monday.
The American Society of Travel Advisors SVP of industry affairs and education Mark Meader writes in on the ongoing challenges of virtual card processes in the hotel industry.
As the only remaining defendant in a consumer-led lawsuit against the three major global distribution systems, Sabre has moved to settle out of court with each of the remaining plaintiffs.
Entities affiliated with activist investor Paul Singer have accumulated nearly a 12 percent position in global distribution system operator Travelport, and plan to urge a strategic review of the company and explore a potential sale of Travelport or its assets, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission disclosure filed Monday.
In the run-up to Travelport's agreement last month to go private with Siris Capital Group and Evergreen Coast Capital, 10 different "financial sponsors" and five "strategic parties" emerged as potential suitors for the global distribution system operator or its assets.