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Business travel, part 3: How technology is improving risk management
Business travel, part 3: How technology is improving risk management
By Mitra Sorrells | August 19, 2019
Artificial intelligence and mobile technology are improving both the quality of risk management information that business travelers can receive and the speed at which they receive it. Read More
News | Technology
Travelport BCD Hyatt blockchain hotel settlement
Travelport, BCD, Hyatt test blockchain for hotel commission settlement
By Mitra Sorrells | August 15, 2019
Travelport, in partnership with BCD Travel and Hyatt, is developing a blockchain system for hotel commission settlement. Read More
News | Technology
CEO interview Amex GBT Doug Anderson
In The Big Chair - Doug Anderson of American Express Global Business Travel
By Mitra Sorrells | August 14, 2019
The CEO of the global TMC discusses business travel pain points, the impact of NDC in the corporate channel and new startups entering the market. Read More
Interview | Online
Amex GBT acquires Middle East Kanoo Travel
American Express GBT acquires stake in Middle East TMC
By Mitra Sorrells | August 13, 2019
American Express Global Business Travel has taken a 65% stake in Kanoo Travel, a TMC focused on the Middle East. Read More
News | Online
Business travel part 2 TMC innovation
Business travel, part 2: TMCs focus on innovation to stay competitive
By Mitra Sorrells | August 12, 2019
For part two of our series on business travel we explore how some of the legacy TMCs are pursuing innovation. Read More
News | Online
Business travel part 1 investor perspective
Business Travel, part 1: The (major) investor opportunity
By Mitra Sorrells | August 5, 2019
For the first part in our monthlong series on business travel, we talk to investors in three of the sector's biggest startups - Lola.com, TravelPerk and TripActions. Read More
News | Startups
TripActions new consultant-led services
TripActions takes on legacy TMCs with new consultancy services
By Mitra Sorrells | August 4, 2019
TripActions is expanding its suite of enterprise solutions with the launch of TripActions Consulting. Read More
News | Online
What owning the end-to-end traveler experience means for Airbnb for Work
What owning the end-to-end traveler experience means for Airbnb for Work
By Jill Menze | August 2, 2019
As Airbnb endeavors to own the end-to-end experience for corporate travelers, is transforming into a full-fledged travel management company in the cards? Read More
News | Online
Certify/Chrome River acquires payment card provider Emburse
Certify/Chrome River acquires payment card provider Emburse
By Jill Menze | July 30, 2019
Certify/Chrome River is adding San Francisco-based startup Emburse to its travel expense management portfolio. Read More
News | Technology
TravelPerk FlexiPerk business travel refund
TravelPerk shakes up business travel with new refund option for cancelled bookings
By Mitra Sorrells | July 24, 2019
TravelPerk's new FlexiPerk option gives companies a 90% refund on cancelled bookings. Read More
News | Startups
duffel series a round
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