Payments


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Travel intermediaries look to regulators for help with airline refunds
By Linda Fox | March 27, 2020
ECTAA, a body representing European agents and operators, is urging the European Commission to take action on airlines not refunding tickets. Read More
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Poor payment experience determines choice of travel provider
By Linda Fox | March 11, 2020
A study from Amadeus highlights how the payment process continues to cause friction for travelers. Read More
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WEBINAR ALERT! How virtual payments are changing the travel landscape
WEBINAR ALERT! How virtual payments are changing the travel landscape
By PhocusWire | March 6, 2020
Join us to understand how virtual payment solutions are changing this landscape and providing more flexible opportunities across the travel ecosystem, such as improving cash flow, increasing... Read More
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American Express GBT unveils unified accommodation platform
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2020
The travel management company aims to curb rogue hotel spend with the launch of its Rest Assured Solutions technology. Read More
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Grab raises $856M to grow financial services, digital payments in Southeast Asia
By Steven Lerner | February 25, 2020
Super app Grab has secured a pair of investments totaling $856 million, fueling the so-called decacorn’s latest amplification into financial services and digital payments. Read More
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TripActions launches payment service that connects to travel plans and policies
By Mitra Sorrells | February 25, 2020
TripActions Liquid is the company’s new platform that provides both virtual and physical payment cards and is linked to TripActions’ travel system to streamline compliance, reconciliation and reporting. Read More
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Accor talks up loyalty deals, seeks new partners for some business elements
By Linda Fox | February 21, 2020
Accor highlights big plans for loyalty partners as it announces full-year results for 2019. Read More
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As short-term rental industry grows, so does use of management tech
By Mitra Sorrells | February 20, 2020
A survey by Rentals United finds short-term rental property managers are increasingly using technology.   Read More
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WEX buys Travelport's eNett and Optal for $1.7B
WEX buys Travelport's eNett and Optal for $1.7B
By Kevin May | January 24, 2020
The decision to offload the eNett division comes just nine months after Travelport came off the public financial markets and went back into the hands of private equity. Read More
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Increased focus on offers and customer service are top asks from travelers
By Linda Fox | January 22, 2020
A global survey of travelers from Expedia Partner Solutions highlights the most important booking, payment and customer service factors. Read More
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ARC boosts corporate travel services with majority stake in NuTravel
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2020
ARC has taken a majority stake in NuTravel to accelerate delivery of omnichannel solutions for corporate travel. Read More
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Industry veteran launches new boutique OTA
By Mitra Sorrells | January 16, 2020
Industry veteran Jeff Klee is launching a new online travel agency, Qtrip, that will eventually replace his original site, CheapAir. Read More
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The digital travel revolution, next-gen consumers and the role of insurance
The digital travel revolution, next-gen consumers and the role of insurance
By PhocusWire | January 6, 2020
Over the course of two interviews, PhocusWire spoke to Beth Godlin, president at the Aon Travel Practice, about a wide range of issues in the travel industry. Read More
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In The Big Chair LIVE – Mike Premo of ARC
By Mitra Sorrells | December 19, 2019
Mike Premo has been CEO of ARC (Airlines Reporting Corporation) since 2011 and has announced he will retire at the end of 2020.   Read More
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Predictions for the next decade of travel
By Jim Pratt - WEX  | December 17, 2019
WEX senior vice president Jim Pratt predicts rapid innovation will reshape the travel industry in the coming decade. Read More
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