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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Egencia global WiFi for business
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
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roadmap funding
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
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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
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smarter business travel amadeus
How new technologies can power smarter business travel
By Lydie Charpin - Amadeus | April 4, 2018
When context is everything, offering relevant information at the right time and place to the traveler is fundamental. When consumers are more empowered than ever before, travel technology needs to speak... Read More
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Omega World Travel launches Alexa skill for travel managers
Omega World Travel launches Alexa skill for travel managers
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | March 8, 2018
The use of voice technology facilitated by smart devices like Amazon's Echo is surging in popularity among consumers, and Omega World Travel is among the travel companies now entering the space. Read More
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Advantage report TMCs and technology
Travel management cos must embrace high-tech while maintaining high-touch services
By Mitra Sorrells | February 22, 2018
The role of travel management companies is evolving, driven by the rise of new technology and the changing demands of business travelers.   Read More
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travel-agency-evolution
The tech-led evolution of the travel agency community
By PhocusWire | February 5, 2018
The travel agency channel was once the most high-tech of industries back in the 1970s and 1980s. Read More
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PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Hotel issues to sharpen
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Hotel issues to sharpen
By Dori Stein - Fornova | December 28, 2017
2018 will be another busy year in the distribution space, as hotels and online travel agencies continue to dance and spar. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Rise of the machines (and humans)
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Rise of the machines (and humans)
By Rob Greyber - Egencia | December 27, 2017
What a year. On a global scale, 2017’s headlines were both polarizing and surprising, terrifying and exhilarating. Read More
Opinion | Technology