Business Travel


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Airbnb part of $55M round for corporate housing platform Zeus Living
By Steven Lerner | December 10, 2019
Funds from the $55 million round will enable Zeus Living to expand its portfolio of furnished homes for stays of 30 days or longer. Read More
News | Online
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Airline industry could create additional $40B a year via retailing
By Linda Fox | December 9, 2019
A McKinsey report details the potential value opportunity for airlines from different retailing strategies. Read More
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VIDEO: Kayak CEO Steve Hafner on new “Premium” badge, cross-brand loyalty and why it's a startup
By Mitra Sorrells | December 9, 2019
Kayak has made several updates in the past year, including the launch of "Kayak Premium" on Thursday. Read More
News | Online
Better, faster, easier: How business travel will transform by 2025
Better, faster, easier: How business travel will transform by 2025
By Danny Finkel - TripActions  | December 6, 2019
A combination of new technology and elevated standards will create the ultimate win-win-win, allowing suppliers, corporate travel managers and business travelers to work together towards unprecedented... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: American Express GBT on NDC, TripActions and tech investments
VIDEO: American Express GBT on NDC, TripActions and tech investments
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2019
As founder and senior director of investment firm Certares and executive chairman of American Express GBT, Greg O’Hara is in an ideal spot to comment on business travel and the sector's... Read More
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In The Big Chair - Darrin Grafton of Serko
By Mitra Sorrells | November 29, 2019
The Serko co-founder and CEO shares how the company is building a platform to consolidate every aspect of business travel and manage the entire journey. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: MagicStay - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: MagicStay - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 28, 2019
Several hundred thousand apartments worldwide can be booked for corporate stays directly in the SBT. Read More
Interview | Startups
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VIDEO: TroopTravel - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 28, 2019
100 travelers. 15 origins. Where do we meet? See how to use Big Data to plan corporate meetings and events in minutes. Read More
Interview | Startups
Business travel in Asia is only going to get bigger and better
Business travel in Asia is only going to get bigger and better
By Travelstop  | November 26, 2019
Asia’s corporate travel market is booming. In fact, they expect corporate travel spending in Asia Pacific to soar to $900 billion by 2025, accounting for half of the world’s total. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
VIDEO: 30SecondsToFly - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: 30SecondsToFly - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 26, 2019
Claire, the AI partner for large TMCs, offers traveler-centric conversational commerce for higher revenues and lower costs. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Google Maps adds local language help for travelers, plots guides feature
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2019
Google Maps has launched a translation service through Google Translate that helps users navigate destinations through local languages. Read More
News | Technology
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Hotailors
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Hotailors
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2019
Hotailors automates the booking process in corporate travel and can handle a request within five minutes. Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2020: TravelBank
Hot 25 Startups 2020: TravelBank
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2019
Over 20,000 organizations leverage TravelBank to simplify the employee booking experience, automate expenses and track spending. Read More
Interview | Startups
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The three biggest tech-led trends for airlines right now
By Philippe Der Arslanian - Answair  | November 12, 2019
Philippe Der Arslanian shares his take from IATA's recent Airline Industry Retailing Symposium in Bangkok. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Amadeus sees growth metrics in 2019 boosted by business expansion
By Linda Fox | November 7, 2019
The travel technology giant reported a 15% increase in revenue to €4.2 billion while EBITDA climbed just over 11% to €1.8 billion in the first nine months of 2019. Read More
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