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News / Distribution
The hurdles in the way of NDC critical mass
By Linda Fox | September 13, 2021
Amadeus says there will be a number of years of transition before NDC gets to critical mass. Read More
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Opinion / Distribution
Travel management company roles grow as business travelers venture out
By Gavin Smith - Element | August 31, 2021
Business travelers will be even more reliant on the expert knowledge of TMCs going forward. Read More
How COVID-19 has changed travel's chief technology officers
News / Technology
How COVID-19 has changed travel's chief technology officers
By Linda Fox | August 19, 2021
Travel CTOs have had to acquire new skills, upend their priority list and think carefully about how to combine new tech with legacy systems and practices, for maximum efficiency. Read More
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News / Distribution
Hotel direct channels gained share of bookings in 2020
By Mitra Sorrells | February 2, 2021
A new report from SiteMinder details the top booking revenue sources in markets around the world. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Using the coronavirus pandemic to bring some innovation to business travel
By Susan Lichtenstein - DigiTravel Consulting | September 11, 2020
Now is a good time to address the many pain points in corporate travel purposes. Read More
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News / Online
Flight Centre sees emerging bright spot in business travel as it struggles with massive losses
By Mitra Sorrells | August 27, 2020
The company says it has taken the biggest hit in its leisure business, but corporate business recorded a $74 million AUD underlying profit in fiscal year 2020. Read More
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News / Technology
Flight Centre buys business travel management platform WhereTo
By Mitra Sorrells | August 5, 2020
WhereTo uses artificial intelligence to recommend trip options that are within the company’s travel policy, meet the traveler's preferences and minimize costs. Read More
Corporate travelers eye possibility of trips but need a green light from companies
News / Technology
Corporate travelers eye possibility of trips but need a green light from companies
By Linda Fox | July 8, 2020
Travel management companies are developing travel assistant-style services to aggregate the latest COVID-19 travel information. Read More
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News / Online
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
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News / Distribution
Flight Centre invests in NDC-led airline tech specialist TPConnects
By Linda Fox | March 6, 2020
The Australia-based travel retailer says the undisclosed investment improves its air content, with TPConnects developing technology based around IATA’s NDC and One Order. Read More
Flight Centre draws from SARS experience to plan for coronavirus impact
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Flight Centre draws from SARS experience to plan for coronavirus impact
By Steven Lerner | February 27, 2020
Flight Centre anticipates a decline in its full-year profits before tax projection due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Read More
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Hotel websites hold firm in booking rankings, Airbnb makes progress
By Linda Fox | February 14, 2020
SiteMinder reveals the top sources of online bookings for hotels in 2019. Read More
VIDEO: Personalization, the importance of data and privacy in travel
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VIDEO: Personalization, the importance of data and privacy in travel
By Linda Fox | December 6, 2019
Developments in, as well as the challenges of, personalization in travel were up for discussion during an executive roundtable at the Phocuswright Conference 2019. Read More
Steady progress for NDC, but what are the next hurdles to overcome?
News / Distribution
Steady progress for NDC, but what are the next hurdles to overcome?
By Linda Fox | November 4, 2019
Announcements from American Express Global Business Travel, CWT and FCM have talked up NDC - but do they really mean anything and, more importantly, what real progress is being made? Read More
Business travel part 2 TMC innovation
News / Online
Business travel, part 2: TMCs focus on innovation to stay competitive
By Mitra Sorrells | August 12, 2019
For part two of our series on business travel we explore how some of the legacy TMCs are pursuing innovation. Read More