Business Travel


Travel translation app TripLingo bought by Travel and Transport
Travel translation app TripLingo bought by Travel and Transport
By Kevin May | April 24, 2019
The app was created in 2011 as a means for travelers to obtain instant voice and image translation from a database of useful phrases. Read More
News | Technology
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It's time to call it - we are heading for a travel recession, part 1
By Clayton Reid - MMGY Global  | April 24, 2019
MMGY Global CEO Clayton Reid sees a looming slowdown that will impact travel. The first part of his analysis explains why this has come about. Read More
Opinion | Online
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Going beyond NDC: Answers to your questions
By PhocusWire | April 19, 2019
We caught up with the three panelists from a recent webinar to answer some of the top audience questions that we didn’t have time to address live at the event. Read More
News | Distribution
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MeetingPackage promotes online venue booking through €1.5M raise
By Jill Menze | April 17, 2019
The round for the Finnish meeting venue tech provider closed in late 2018 and was led by existing investors and well as new ones including Falkensteiner Ventures. Read More
News | Technology
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Can startup unicorns fly in business travel?
By Jill Palmer - Click Travel  | April 16, 2019
An influx of businesses describe themselves as fundamentally changing the model of business travel - and raising a lot of capital to do so. But should we look beyond the "unicorn" hype? Read More
Opinion | Startups
Expedia Group reviews price more important than brand
Guest reviews, room price more valuable than brand name in hotel selection
By Mitra Sorrells | April 9, 2019
According to Expedia Group, room price and guest reviews and ratings are more important than brand when consumers shop hotels. Read More
News | Online
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Flight Centre Travel Group acquires 25% stake in corporate travel service Upside
By Linda Fox | April 8, 2019
The strategic investment makes Flight Centre the largest individual shareholder in Upside. Read More
News | Technology
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ARC makes first venture capital investment in travel blockchain developer
By Mitra Sorrells | April 5, 2019
ARC has made a Series A investment in Blockskye, a company it is collaborating with to develop blockchain-based solutions for corporate travel. Read More
News | Technology
Travel policy 3.0: Six data-powered updates to improve corporate travel
Travel policy 3.0: Six data-powered updates to improve corporate travel
By Ryan Wenger - WhereTo  | April 5, 2019
Unlike the blunt rules of the analogue age, the new rules bear digital precision, and take advantage of access to live data. We call the new era of data-driven rules Travel Policy 3.0. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Customer data platforms in travel: Worthy of the hype?
By Valerio Fuschini - Carlson Wagonlit Travel  | April 4, 2019
With the increasing competition for customers, TMCs are crying out for cross-functional windows into traveler data, but are customer data platforms the answer? Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Amadeus says traveler needs are ripe for innovation
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2019
Amadeus Ventures is focusing on the traveler experience in the hope that innovation can improve the journey for passengers, guests and others. Read More
News | Technology
How smaller travel brands can ride the personalization wave
How smaller travel brands can ride the personalization wave
By Matt Langie - Adara  | April 2, 2019
Personalization is great for a global airline, or even a regional cruise line. For most smaller travel brands, even regular personalization can seem out of reach.  Read More
Opinion | Technology
Dear, airlines - are you new distribution compatible?
Dear, airlines - are you new distribution compatible?
By Ian Heywood - Travelport  | April 1, 2019
The 16.1 standard for NDC will only get you so far. You can just about book an airline seat with it. But not much else. So it is not much use to anybody.  Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Lola 37 million Series C
Lola nearly doubles funding with $37M capital injection
By Mitra Sorrells | March 26, 2019
The corporate travel management platform will use the Series C funding to double its headcount and further develop its technology. Read More
News | Online
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
By PhocusWire | March 26, 2019
In this white paper, carried out in partnership with PROS, we look at the various stages of airlines in their journey to modern retailing and how they are addressing the challenges. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution