BCD Travel

tnoozLIVE@GBTA - BCD's Karmis on innovation
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[email protected] - BCD's Karmis on innovation
By Martin Cowen | September 4, 2018
"Innovation" is a word used so often there is a danger that its true meaning can get lost. Not everything new is innovative, while innovation is about more than just the latest tech. At the recent Read More
tnoozLIVE@GBTA - NDC experts look ahead
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[email protected] - NDC experts look ahead
By Martin Cowen | August 29, 2018
The mood music around NDC has changed over the past few months - the sometimes melodic but often cacophanous background is now more coherent, more harmonious and more listened to. But some fine-tuning Read More
VIDEO: Airline distribution at a tipping point
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VIDEO: Airline distribution at a tipping point
By PhocusWire | June 7, 2018
Lufthansa created a huge stir in the airline industry three years ago when it introduced a surcharge for all bookings made via the global distribution systems. Read More
bcd travel debuts solutionsource
News / Online
BCD Travel debuts marketplace to aid both startups and managers
By Jill Menze | February 8, 2018
Travel management company BCD Travel is expanding its offerings for corporate travel managers with a new product platform, SolutionSource. Read More
BCD Travel sets out tech playbook, creates marketplace for third parties
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BCD Travel sets out tech playbook, creates marketplace for third parties
By Linda Fox | February 6, 2018
BCD Travel has developed a platform for corporate travellers and bookers to access third party services. At launch, the marketplace will include a number of startups including Fairfly and Freebird Read More
fist-bumps
News / Startups
VIDEO: PhocusWire PundIT Show - Episode 5
By Kevin May | November 16, 2017
Fresh from selling Trip.com to Ctrip, Travis Katz joins the PundIT Show with two other luminaries to discuss various matters of state. Read More
Daimler aims to take the complexity out of corporate travel
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Daimler aims to take the complexity out of corporate travel
By Michele McDonald | April 27, 2017
Travelers often think it’s important to see all the available options for a trip, but a new project at Daimler, the huge German car and truck manufacturer, gives the lie to that assumption. Called Read More
LSE-Tnooz event discusses when a direct booking (maybe) isn't a direct booking
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LSE-Tnooz event discusses when a direct booking (maybe) isn't a direct booking
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2016
Where does the intermediary's relationship with the customer end and the airline's begin and what exactly is a direct booking? When you gather travel distribution execs together, inevitable discuss Read More
Airbnb signs with American Express GBT, Carlson Wagonlit and BCD Travel, scoring a TMC trifecta
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Airbnb signs with American Express GBT, Carlson Wagonlit and BCD Travel, scoring a TMC trifecta
By Sean O'Neil | July 12, 2016
Three major travel management companies (TMCs) -- American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), BCD Travel, and Carlson Wagonlit Travel -- have signed a partnership with Airbnb, the short-term rental Read More
BCD Travel acquires the assets of GetGoing
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BCD Travel acquires the assets of GetGoing
By Sean O'Neil | January 28, 2016
BCD Travel, the global travel management company, has agreed to buy the assets of GetGoing, a startup in Silicon Valley that powers BCD’s TripSource Hotels tool, which provides hotel results in a way Read More
Serko builds a travel management powerhouse Down Under
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Serko builds a travel management powerhouse Down Under
By Rob Lovitt | January 24, 2016
When it comes to managed travel programs, some companies focus on expanding the range of inventory that employees can book. Others strive to streamline the booking process to create a system that empl Read More
Travelport’s MTT talks mobile app strategy for TMCs and itself
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Travelport’s MTT talks mobile app strategy for TMCs and itself
By Sean O'Neil | November 11, 2015
Mobile Travel Technologies (MTT), a mobile platform provider to airlines, hotels, and travel management companies (TMCs), has been on a growth tear. Today MTT has about 170 employees, with a plan Read More
Checkmate: Why text messaging is the new model for hotel guest communication
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Checkmate: Why text messaging is the new model for hotel guest communication
By Sean O'Neil | September 10, 2015
Checkmate is a startup that began a couple of years ago by building mobile tools for hotels to digitize and monetize the process of guests checking in. It has since expanded its aperture to include Read More
Japan Airlines gets Amadeus Altea, DataArt automates Triometric, and more
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Japan Airlines gets Amadeus Altea, DataArt automates Triometric, and more
By PhocusWire | July 30, 2014
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel SYSTEMS in tourism and hospitality for July 2014. Thursday 31 July 2014: Japan Airlines to implement Amadeus Altea solution The Read More
MakeMyTrip buys EasyToBook hotel service for $5 million
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MakeMyTrip buys EasyToBook hotel service for $5 million
By Kevin May | February 6, 2014
Just two and a half years after selling up to BCD Holdings-owned leisure group Travix, hotel booking site EasyToBook has another owner - MakeMyTrip. The deal sees India-based (but US-listed) online Read More