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As travel distribution evolves, Amadeus looks at its own approach
By Linda Fox | August 9, 2018
Amadeus is building out its Live Travel Space platform to keep itself and its customers at pace with the evolving consumer landscape. Read More
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Travel management giants sign up to Amadeus NDC-X program
Travel management giants sign up to Amadeus NDC-X program
By Linda Fox | August 8, 2018
American Express Global Business Travel and Carlson Wagonlit Travel are partners for NDC pilots with both Amadeus and Sabre. Read More
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Sabre announces first tranche of partners for its NDC program
Sabre announces first tranche of partners for its NDC program
By Linda Fox | August 7, 2018
Sabre says it has formed strategic relationships with American Airlines and a number of large travel management companies as part of its developments around NDC. Read More
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Travelport reports an increase in net income, eNett revenue jumps 81%
Travelport reports an increase in net income, eNett revenue jumps 81%
By Linda Fox | August 2, 2018
Travelport has reported an 8% increase to net revenue of $662 million for the second quarter of 2018. Read More
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What under-30 travelers want when researching, booking and experiencing trips
By Mitra Sorrells | August 2, 2018
Younger travelers – those under 30 years old – represented 23% of all international arrivals in 2017, creating a market valued at more than $280 billion.  Read More
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Sabre scores another sub-$1B revenue quarter
Sabre scores another sub-$1B revenue quarter
By Kevin May | July 31, 2018
Sabre has recorded almost $1 billion in revenue for the second quarter in a row, giving it $1.97 billion for the first six months of 2018. Read More
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Payment innovation slow in travel but consumer demand is driving change
By Linda Fox | July 26, 2018
Travel companies are slow to invest in payment innovation despite demand from consumers for wider options. Read More
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Regulator called out for not enforcing airline distribution rules
Regulator called out for not enforcing airline distribution rules
By Linda Fox | July 20, 2018
ETTSA, the organisation representing GDS and OTAs, has lodged a complaint against the European Commission for failing to enforce airline distribution regulations. Read More
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NDC is coming to the industry... are you ready?
NDC is coming to the industry... are you ready?
By Erika Moore - Travelport | July 20, 2018
Do you remember how Global Distribution Systems began 40 years ago? Sometimes it's worth a quick reminder... Read More
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Artificial intelligence and the drive for an emotional connection with travelers
Artificial intelligence and the drive for an emotional connection with travelers
By Linda Fox | July 12, 2018
Amadeus is experimenting with a branch of artificial intelligence called "reinforcement learning." Read More
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New scenarios for a fast-moving airline distribution landscape
New scenarios for a fast-moving airline distribution landscape
By Linda Fox | July 10, 2018
Airline distribution has evolved more in the last three years than perhaps at any time in the previous 20 before it. Read More
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Research Spotlight: A shift in how leisure travelers shop and book
By Jill Menze | July 9, 2018
The number of leisure travelers grew in 2017, and with that, so did the options for consumers to shop for and book travel. Read More
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Travelers losing interest in home-sharing, Google gaining ground as travel resource
By Jill Menze | June 20, 2018
For all the chatter of Airbnb stealing scene time away from hotels, traveler interest in home-sharing seems to be waning. Read More
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Amex acquisition sees end of Mezi deals with travel management companies
Amex acquisition sees end of Mezi deals with travel management companies
By Elizabeth West - Business Travel News | June 20, 2018
Artificial intelligence-powered travel concierge Mezi has pulled out of its travel management company relationships, cutting ties to the corporate travel space after being acquired by American Express... Read More
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Card-not-present fraud is the biggest threat to travel today
Card-not-present fraud is the biggest threat to travel today
By Jim Pratt - WEX | June 19, 2018
Card-not-present (CNP) fraud is of growing threat to travel companies across the globe; action is needed to curb losses and protect consumers and businesses alike. Read More
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