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Duffel raises $21.5M for yet-to-launch distribution platform
By Jill Menze | June 21, 2019
Benchmark, which has invested in companies including Uber, Twitter and Snap, led the Series A round, with participation from Blossom Capital and Index Ventures, which participated in Duffel’s $4.7... Read More
News | Startups
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Business travelers increasingly seek digital channels
By Linda Fox | May 22, 2019
Research from CWT shows how business travelers are increasingly look to self-service channels such as web and mobile bookings and other travel-related tasks. Read More
News | Technology
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Flight Centre leisure and business arms test Amadeus user interface for NDC content
By Linda Fox | May 3, 2019
FCM Travel Solutions and its sister leisure brand Flight Centre are testing a user interface for NDC content from Amadeus. Read More
News | Distribution
The effect of IPOs on transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft
The effect of IPOs on transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft
By Dave Kilduff - Windy City Limousine, Bus Worldwide, & Dave Kilduff - Windy City Limousine & Bus Worldwide | March 19, 2019
There's good disruption and bad, and plenty of corporate travel buyers will argue whether the disruption in ground transportation by transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft has been good or... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Amex GBT launches cross-industry benchmarking tool to measure travel manager performance
Amex GBT launches cross-industry benchmarking tool to measure travel manager performance
By Jill Menze | March 6, 2019
American Express Global Business Travel's new Peer Travel Insights service will rank companies within their peer group. Read More
News | Technology
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Why travel management companies have a responsibility to drive innovation
By David Thompson - American Express Global Business Travel  | March 5, 2019
Business travel should be the most fertile ground for innovation in the traveler experience. However, the industry must first be willing to drive change rather than passively react to it. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Egencia adds hotel chat, package booking features to business travel platform
Egencia adds hotel chat, package booking features to business travel platform
By Jill Menze | February 20, 2019
Egencia is rolling out platform updates to benefit both business travelers and travel managers. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Old and new players on the changing face of corporate travel
VIDEO: Old and new players on the changing face of corporate travel
By Jill Menze | November 27, 2018
What needs to change in the backbone of the corporate travel industry in order to improve the service level to the customer? Read More
News | Online
How travel management companies are battling the content gap
How travel management companies are battling the content gap
By Amanda Metcalf - BTN | November 5, 2018
The travel management company's first purpose was to print paper airline tickets and deliver them to travelers. TMCs since have diversified into duty of care, reporting and consulting, but in order to... Read More
News | Distribution
Airbnb for Work expands, looks beyond core business travel market
Airbnb for Work expands, looks beyond core business travel market
By Jill Menze | September 5, 2018
Airbnb, in its tenacious quest to engage with one billion guests by 2028, is ramping up its efforts to court the professional community by expanding its Airbnb for Work offerings. Read More
News | Online
How the flywheel of innovation is propelling business travel forward
How the flywheel of innovation is propelling business travel forward
By Rob Greyber - Egencia | August 15, 2018
We are on the cusp of a new era in business travel. Advances in technology are driving us forward at breakneck speed. The industry is rife with new - but lately struggling - startups: online booking... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Airbnb for Work bookings triple, drive "significant" growth for Homes business
Airbnb for Work bookings triple, drive "significant" growth for Homes business
By Jill Menze | August 6, 2018
Airbnb is reporting a sizable increase in bookings via its corporate travel platform - so much so that Airbnb for Work is now “one of the most significant growth drivers” for the company’s Homes sector. Read More
News | Online
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Expedia’s TMC now offers global Wi-Fi for business travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | July 2, 2018
Egencia, the business travel arm of the Expedia Group, has added global WiFi as a benefit for clients through its Egencia Advantage program.   Read More
News | Technology
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Roadmap raises $4.6M to expand corporate travel offerings
By Jill Menze | June 1, 2018
Corporate travel management platform Roadmap has raised $4.6 million in Series A funding. Newion Investments led the round, in addition to the Roadmap founders. Read More
News | Technology
Rocketrip scoops $15M from Google Ventures to expand business travel platform
Rocketrip scoops $15M from Google Ventures to expand business travel platform
By Kevin May | April 25, 2018
Google Ventures has led a $15 million investment in Rocketrip, the tool that gives employees rewards if they "travel smart". Read More
News | Technology