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Managed travel platform TripActions to rebrand as “Navan”
By Elizabeth West - BTN February 1, 2023
BTN has learned TripActions will be known as Navan and is renaming most, if not all, of its products. Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2023: New location, registration now open
By PhocusWire February 1, 2023
Join us at Phocuswright Europe in a new location - Barcelona - to discuss the industry’s future and where we go from here.  Read More
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Plusgrade acquires UpStay to expand ancillary revenue solutions
By Kathryn Walson January 31, 2023
Founded in 2009, Montreal-based Plusgrade says it has more than 200 airline, hospitality, cruise, rail and financial services partners globally. ... Read More
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Bookaway Group to consolidate inventory in centralized transportation data hub
By Derek Catron January 31, 2023
Bookaway says the new hub, known as Boost, will aggregate data from nearly 8,500 bus, ferry and train operators to enable partners to easily integrate additional transportation services.   ... Read More
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Survey finds travel loyalty programs fall short of consumer expectations
By Kathryn Walson January 31, 2023
The report, based on surveys conducted late last year, points to four key areas in which loyalty programs can improve: the booking experience, sustainability, personalization and payment technology.... Read More
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Expedia Group kicks off startup accelerator focused on underserved travelers
By Linda Fox January 31, 2023
Startups selected for the accelerator, announced in September 2022, will spend the next five months joining virtual workshops led by Expedia Group employees as well as some external partners.... Read More

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Wave of class action lawsuits provide warning for travel brands
Spirit and Jetblue airlines and Carnival Corporation are among the brands hit recently with class... Read more
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Flight Centre Travel Group to acquire Scott Dunn to tap luxury markets
Founded in 1986, Scott Dunn has 200 full-time employees, and its two main markets are the United... Read more
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UnTours Foundation plans $10M investment for better tourism future
The foundation's partners include Expedia Group, TUI Care Foundation, Adventure Travel Trade... Read more
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Mondee gains foothold in Brazil with Orinter acquisition
Mondee, which went public via special purpose acquisition company in July 2022, sees Brazil as a... Read more
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New efforts spotlight sustainability in rentals
While the hotel industry is awash in sustainability certifications, there is a dearth of them in the... Read more
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5 things to expect in the Southeast Asia travel market by 2025
With promotion of domestic travel and digitization trends, the future of Southeast Asian travel... Read more

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