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News / Distribution
Avianca creates subscription service for SME clients
By Rob Gill - BTN Europe | April 25, 2023
The airline's Avianca Access platform is believed to be the first airline subscription service dedicated to the B2B market. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Taking the long view of American Airlines’ NDC strategy
By Jeff Klee - AmTrav | April 12, 2023
Although its recent actions have left many wondering if American Airlines is trying to kill third-party distribution, it is the ultimate of ironies that its NDC strategy might just be what saves it. Read More
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News / Online
Navan acquires India-based TMC as part of global growth
By Mitra Sorrells | April 6, 2023
Founded in 2015, Tripeur's team will now become part of Navan, with its local inventory, technology and support integrated into Navan’s platform.    Read More
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News / Technology
Brex adds managed travel powered by Spotnana
By Mitra Sorrells | March 22, 2023
The travel service is part of Brex Empower and provides travel booking and management, self-service trip changes and round-the-clock support from agents.   Read More
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News / Online
Earnings roundup: Grab, eDreams, Flight Centre
By Linda Fox | February 23, 2023
Grab, eDreams and Flight Centre update on their financial progress in Q4, 2022, Q3, 2022 and H1, 2023, respectively. Read More
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News / Technology
Amex GBT aims for more robust carbon reporting via Chooose
By Linda Fox | January 19, 2023
The agreement will see Amex GBT integrate carbon emissions calculations across its booking and reporting tools to build up consistent data and develop an architecture for carbon compensation. Read More
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News / Technology
Key trends in business travel tech innovation
By PhocusWire | January 12, 2023
Amtrav’s Jeff Klee and Tripkicks’ Jeff Berk discuss where they see opportunities to enhance the business travel experience through new strategies and new technology.   Read More
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Interview / Technology
Video: Mystifly – Phocuswright Conference Launch innovator
By PhocusWire | January 4, 2023
Singapore-based Mystifly offers a suite of solutions to streamline airline distribution, fulfillment and payments.   Read More
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Interview / Startups
Video: Tripstax - Phocuswright Conference Launch innovator
By PhocusWire | December 15, 2022
TripStax is a connected stack of business travel tech modules driven by a data processing system consumes, enriches and manages a TMC's client booking, profile and invoice data. Read More
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News / Technology
Blockskye, Arise and Dtravel on blockchain in action for travel
By Mitra Sorrells | December 14, 2022
Blockchain-based travel systems are no longer a "someday" but are being used today. Executives from three companies using this technology explain the benefits. Read More
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News / Online
Travel managers say online booking tools must support sustainability
By Kathryn Walson | December 12, 2022
The majority of buyers (75%) say they are dissatisfied with their online booking tool’s ability to include carbon budgets and carbon emissions at point of sale. Read More
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News / Distribution
Sabre’s Ekert on economy, airline distribution trends
By Kathryn Walson | December 9, 2022
The 26-year travel industry veteran shared his outlook during an interview at The Phocuswright Conference 2022 in November. Read More
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News / Online
How travel brands are prioritizing mobile app engagement
By Kathryn Walson | December 7, 2022
Companies like Expedia, Booking, Tripadvisor, CWT and more are using their apps to drive loyalty and provide personalization. Read More
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News / Technology
American tells TMCs to be NDC-ready by April or lose some content access
By Donna M. Airoldi - BTN | December 6, 2022
American Airlines on Monday alerted travel agencies that they need to be connected to the carrier's New Distribution Capability technology by April 2023. Read More
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News / Online
Remote work needs attention in security policies
By Michael B. Baker - BTN | November 23, 2022
A vast majority of travelers say their employers prioritize their health, safety and security on business trips, although a much smaller percentage said they feel supported in remote working situations. Read More