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TripActions raises $275M at $7.25B valuation
News / Online
TripActions raises $275M at $7.25B valuation
By Mitra Sorrells | October 13, 2021
 The funding comes less than nine months after TripActions' Series E round of $155 million in January. Read More
Pandemic business travel is different, not dead
Opinion / Online
Pandemic business travel is different, not dead
By Steve Black - Topia | October 13, 2021
Business trips may become more valuable, strategic and appreciated than ever before. Read More
Hotels can afford to be greedy as 2021 enters its final quarter
Opinion / Distribution
Hotels can afford to be greedy as 2021 enters its final quarter
By Carolyn Corda - Adara | October 4, 2021
Predictable travel behaviors of the past are no longer and hotel marketers have formed a habit of attracting the bookings that they can in the short term, in case something changes in the future for the... Read More
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Event / Distribution
Opening up a new world of modern retailing in travel
September 28 2021
What role will technologies like NDC play in this transformation of airline distribution? Should we accelerate, start or stop NDC? On Demand
VIDEO: A time for product to take center stage
News / Technology
VIDEO: A time for product to take center stage
By PhocusWire | September 24, 2021
Nobody wants to say that took advantage of a global crisis - but the reality is that the last 20 months have seen a number of companies use the time to think deeply about their strategy. Read More
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News / Startups
Corporate travel startup backed by Concur founder launches with $41M raised
By Mitra Sorrells | September 23, 2021
Spotnana uses a cloud-based, API-friendly platform to provide unbundled travel services and automation to global corporations and travel companies. Read More
Lola ceases operations, touts "next phase"
News / Online
Lola ceases operations, touts "next phase"
By Adam Perrotta - BTN | September 23, 2021
Lola has shuttered its services, according to a notice on its website citing "new things to come" for the company. Read More
CWT wipes out debt with recapitalization deal
News / Distribution
CWT wipes out debt with recapitalization deal
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly | September 16, 2021
The travel management company is getting $350 million in new equity funding and is eliminating almost $900 million in debt. Read More
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News / Technology
Travel innovation "faceoff" brands unveiled for Business Travel Show
By PhocusWire | September 13, 2021
The companies will present their services in series of head-to-head battles at the in person event, which takes place later this month. Read More
Tackling unconscious bias in travel marketing
Opinion / Online
Tackling unconscious bias in travel marketing
By Lizzy Duffy Anderson - Sparkloft Media | September 13, 2021
We know it helps everyone to see themselves in an advertisement to better imagine a meaningful and momentous vacation. Yet, far‐too‐often, there’s something missing. Read More
Sounding Off: Follow the smart money with investments
Interview / Startups
Sounding Off: Follow the smart money with investments
By PhocusWire | September 10, 2021
Investment dollars currently seem to be going towards technology that drives efficiencies or that might spur the next area of disruption for travel. Read More
Will leisure travel companies break into corporate accommodation?
Opinion / Distribution
Will leisure travel companies break into corporate accommodation?
By Lee Curtis - Reside | September 10, 2021
This has created opportunities for players in the travel sector to widen the appeal of their offering to both leisure and business travelers, especially as optimism for travel continues to increase. Read More
Travel startups Trip Ninja and Upside shut their doors
News / Startups
Travel startups Trip Ninja and Upside shut their doors
By Kevin May | September 8, 2021
Business travel rewards service Upside was launched in 2015 by Priceline founder Jay Walker. Trip Ninja provided multi-city search tech. Read More
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News / Distribution
Impala unveils tech in bid to shake up hotel contracting
By Linda Fox | September 8, 2021
Impala believes legacy systems are holding the hotel industry back and its technology can save time and costs. Read More
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News / Online
American Express GBT, Cvent add corporate responsibility questions to hotel RFP
By Mitra Sorrells | September 6, 2021
The initiative includes 47 questions focused on sustainability, diversity, equity and inclusion that are intended to help travel managers evaluate suppliers on these issues. Read More