Business Travel


LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | July 4, 2020
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
News | Online
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Travelport returns corporate travel tech Locomote to original founders
By Linda Fox | July 3, 2020
The company originally announced the acquisition of a 49% stake in Australia-based Locomote in August 2014, ahead of its IPO in late-September of the same year. Read More
News | Technology
How I Got Here, episode 31 - Randy Petersen of FlyerTalk
How I Got Here, episode 31 - Randy Petersen of FlyerTalk
By PhocusWire | July 2, 2020
The creator of FlyerTalk, BoardingArea and the Freddie Awards speaks to PhocusWire's Kevin May and David Litwak of Mozio about his career as a frequent flyer guru. Read More
Interview | Online
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COMING SOON: New Reality With... Andrea Kates of Futureproofing:Next
By PhocusWire | June 30, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Andrea Kates, managing director at Futureproofing: Next, a U.S.-based community for corporate innovation. Read More
News | Technology
How travel brands can communicate, establish trust and build loyalty in a crisis
How travel brands can communicate, establish trust and build loyalty in a crisis
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
PhocusWire spoke to Salesforce about how the company helped many of its customers through the COVID-19 outbreak and what lessons should be noted by those looking to be better prepared for disruption of... Read More
From Our Partners | Online
Traveler safety and hygiene emerge as the dominant themes at TravelScrum hackathon
Traveler safety and hygiene emerge as the dominant themes at TravelScrum hackathon
By Linda Fox | June 24, 2020
The three themes for the marathon coding event were Health & Hygiene, Travel & Experiences and Sustainability & Relief. Read More
News | Technology
NextRetreat lands €600,000 to build team travel service
NextRetreat lands €600,000 to build team travel service
By Linda Fox | June 23, 2020
Slovakia-based NextRetreat helps teams find the right destination and accommodation for their meetings. Read More
News | Startups
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WEBINAR REPLAY! A permanent shift in business traveler behavior
By PhocusWire | June 16, 2020
This webinar, produced by TripActions, UATP and Phocuswright, will provide insights into how business travelers shop, book and pay for travel, and the impact on corporate travel policy. Read More
News | Online
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TripActions finds opportunity in crisis, adds $125M in new funding and 265 new customers
By Mitra Sorrells | June 16, 2020
TripActions has raised $125 million in new funding as it focuses on expanding globally and building its payment product. Read More
News | Online
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Wingly soars with €3M in funding, expands into commercial aviation
By Linda Fox | June 16, 2020
Wingly will extend its flight-sharing platform to small aviation operators following a round led by Innovacom Fund. Read More
News | Startups
Accelya swoops in to buy Farelogix
Accelya swoops in to buy Farelogix
By Kevin May | June 16, 2020
Accelya has pounced to buy Farelogix just six weeks after Sabre pulled out an existing plan to acquire the company, first announced in November 2018 and for $360 million. No terms are... Read More
News | Distribution
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Some corporate travel may not return, buyers and TMCs invest in tech for a new future
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WiT | June 12, 2020
Panelists during a WiT webinar discussed how corporate travel will change due to the COVID-19 crisis. Read More
News | Online
When will corporate airline travel spend return to normal?
When will corporate airline travel spend return to normal?
By James Filsinger - Coupa | June 8, 2020
Getting back to “normal” - that is, the level of travel bookings seen in early 2020 - may be years away. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
NDC in a post-coronavirus world of airline distribution, part 2
NDC in a post-coronavirus world of airline distribution, part 2
By Paul Byrne - OpenJaw Technologies | June 5, 2020
Travel distribution transformation will accelerate as airlines begin to recover from the crisis. Why is this? Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
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Hotels count the cost of updating hygiene protocols
By Linda Fox | June 4, 2020
Hotel operations platform Optii Solutions estimates that hotels need to set aside $130,000 each year per hotel, based on a 250-room U.S. leisure property running at 60% occupancy, for the new... Read More
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