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Sounding Off: The travel management landscape had to change
Sounding Off: The travel management landscape had to change
By PhocusWire | May 7, 2021
Two significant deals in business travel this week are an indication of where that sector currently finds itself - taking a few chances and capitalizing on the digitalization of the travel... Read More
Interview | Online
Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
By Jill Menze | May 6, 2021
In its Q1 2021 earnings call, Expedia Group said it's focusing on brand marketing to differentiate its offerings and capitalize on returning travel demand. Read More
News | Online
TripActions buys Reed & Mackay in first-ever acquisition
TripActions buys Reed & Mackay in first-ever acquisition
By Jill Menze | May 5, 2021
The deal follows TripActions’ recent $155 million funding round in January, which signals a sign of confidence from investors in corporate travel startups helping fuel recovery. Read More
News | Online
Expedia sells Egencia to American Express Global Business Travel
Expedia sells Egencia to American Express Global Business Travel
By Kevin May | May 4, 2021
Expedia Group will become a shareholder in Amex GBT, and part of the agreement will see the pair enter a long-term strategic partnership. Read More
News | Online
Here's why to review your travel and spend policy now
Here's why to review your travel and spend policy now
By TripActions | April 26, 2021
Companies must build in more flexibility to accommodate quick pivots, as well as incorporate more nuanced controls to allow for more focused approvals and more streamlined processes. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Will the pandemic change corporate travel technology distribution?
Will the pandemic change corporate travel technology distribution?
By Gavin Smith - Element | April 13, 2021
The major suppliers in our sector have unwittingly created an elite club of users and clients, as they have dramatically reduced their indirect sales partners to the point where they are not taking on... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Coupa acquires Pana business travel platform
Coupa acquires Pana business travel platform
By Kevin May | March 22, 2021
The deal is the second in the travel sector in recent years for U.S.-based Coupa after its deal to buy Yatra in January 2020. Read More
News | Technology
Zero travel is the career opportunity travel managers have been waiting for
Zero travel is the career opportunity travel managers have been waiting for
By Tristan Smith - Egencia | March 15, 2021
Virtual meetings are suddenly the default option. Now travel managers must drive a more strategic conversation about the purpose of travel. Read More
Opinion | Online
What the recent TripActions investment means for the rest of us in business travel
What the recent TripActions investment means for the rest of us in business travel
By Jeff Berk - Tripkicks | March 3, 2021
Even if business travel doesn't return to 2019 figures, investors know it will come back – and it will be different. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Future-Proofing Travel: Decius Valmorbida of Amadeus
Future-Proofing Travel: Decius Valmorbida of Amadeus
By PhocusWire | February 17, 2021
In this series of one-to-one interviews with business leaders, we ask them to detail changes that are coming now and in the future. Our guest for this episode is Decius Valmorbida, president of the... Read More
News | Distribution
Sabre revenues fall by 66% during COVID-hit 2020
Sabre revenues fall by 66% during COVID-hit 2020
By Kevin May | February 16, 2021
The company says its metrics were negatively impacted by the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic but a number of cost-cutting measures put in place during the year partially offset the impact. Read More
News | Distribution
How payments technology will fuel travel rebound
How payments technology will fuel travel rebound
By Yuval Ziv – Nuvei | February 8, 2021
Here are six best practices from a recent white paper that travel operators can - and are – implementing to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
business travel recovery 2025
Business travel expected to make full recovery by 2025
By Kevin May | February 2, 2021
According to GBTA, global business travel spending slumped by over a half to $694 billion during a coronavirus-hit 2020. Read More
News | Distribution
In the new world of business travel, traveler wellbeing must come first
In the new world of business travel, traveler wellbeing must come first
By Scott Sunderman - Collinson | January 29, 2021
For essential travel in the COVID era, employees need robust pre‐travel screenings, 24/7 access to medical and travel advice and detailed contingency plans. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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American Express GBT acquires Ovation Travel Group
By Mitra Sorrells | January 21, 2021
The purchase includes all Ovation Travel Group brands, which will remain in place.  Read More
News | Online
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