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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
News | Technology
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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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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
Concur talks about its next steps in travel expense dominance
Concur talks about its next steps in travel expense dominance
By Sean O'Neil | June 8, 2016
When SAP, the German software company, bought Concur Technologies in 2014, it said the key benefit would be the cross-selling of products. The cost was $8.3 billion, equal to 10 times predicted rev Read More
News
CWT crunches flight data to help understand booking behaviour
CWT crunches flight data to help understand booking behaviour
By Linda Fox | April 14, 2016
Carlson Wagonlit Travel has been looking at its flight data to uncover patterns, identify segments and assess the financial impact of behaviour. By looking at more than six million air transactions Read More
News | Technology
Serko builds a travel management powerhouse Down Under
Serko builds a travel management powerhouse Down Under
By Rob Lovitt | January 24, 2016
When it comes to managed travel programs, some companies focus on expanding the range of inventory that employees can book. Others strive to streamline the booking process to create a system that empl Read More
News
How a corporate travel giant views the rapidly changing sector
How a corporate travel giant views the rapidly changing sector
By Linda Fox | December 7, 2015
As the likes of Airbnb, Booking.com and others jostle for a slice of the corporate travel market, existing players watch intently from the sidelines. This is a market that is having to adapt, faced Read More
News | Distribution
Roadmap wants to bring mobile context to road warriors
Roadmap wants to bring mobile context to road warriors
By Linda Fox | April 29, 2015
Roadmap, a new business-to-business itinerary management mobile application, is preparing for release in the US in a matter of months. The company (also called Roadmap) has grown out of Sound of Da Read More
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What are your travel management priorities in 2015?
What are your travel management priorities in 2015?
By Nick Vivion | January 30, 2015
The travel managers over at Carlson Wagonlit Travel compile an annual report analyzing the priorities within the TMC world. Do their priorities reflect yours? The report is an analysis of 1,113 res Read More
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The open booking prophecy will be fulfilled by 2020
The open booking prophecy will be fulfilled by 2020
By Viewpoints | November 25, 2014
Six years doesn’t sounds like much. But in corporate travel, it's a lifetime. NB: This is a viewpoint by Ethan Laub, founder of open booking startup TripScanner. He's an alum of HBS and Wharton, an Read More
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Concur's Fusion event kicks off with TripLink and IBM announcements
Concur's Fusion event kicks off with TripLink and IBM announcements
By Nick Vivion | May 6, 2014
Concur's annual customer event Fusion is going on this week in New Orleans. In addition to the table8 funding news, the company has announced a new partnership and an expanded direct connectivity feat Read More
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Yapta targets corporate travel with fare-savings tool
Yapta targets corporate travel with fare-savings tool
By Dennis Schaal | May 7, 2012
Yapta began a pilot program with "several large travel management companies" to test a new tool designed to capture savings when airfares drop. Read More
News | Online
Expedia looks to Nordic region to boost Egencia corporate travel portfolio
Expedia looks to Nordic region to boost Egencia corporate travel portfolio
By Linda Fox | March 27, 2012
Expedia's corporate travel arm Egencia has acquired VIA Travel which describes itself as the leading travel management company in the Nordic region Read More
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