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2014-07-29 08:37:52

New Partnerships Reflect Growing Collaborative Consumption Among Business Travelers LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concur, the world's leading provider of spend management solutions and services, announced Airbnb and Uber as the latest partners to join its growing platform to improve business travel and streamline expenses. With this partnership, the benefits of collaborative consumption are now available to the business world: Business travelers are given easier ways to book...

2014-07-28 08:27:02

Companies can now encourage traveler purchasing behavior that aligns with budget objectives LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concur, the world's leading provider of spend management solutions and services, today announced new features for Concur TripLink, enabling businesses of all sizes and Travel Management Companies (TMCs) to apply their own gamification strategies to their travel and expense programs. The new gamification elements offer businesses the ability to incent travel...

2014-07-24 08:23:26

Egencia demonstrates 'adaptive search' technology, a unique approach to search that optimizes for traveler efficiency, effectiveness and relevance BELLEVUE, Wash., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia® will unveil a new approach to travel search at the GBTA Convention in Los Angeles on July 28-30, 2014. The new Egencia adaptive search technology leverages insights from travelers to deliver proactive, personalized flight search options. The technology enables a faster, more...

2014-07-23 16:24:32

New follower capabilities make managing multiple travelers simple SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripCase, Sabre's web and mobile travel application, is now making it easier for travel arrangers to stay in touch with travelers through new TripCase Follower capabilities. TripCase is the first travel itinerary app to give travel arrangers anywhere-access to the details of their travelers' trips including the latest itinerary updates....

2014-07-22 16:29:58

Corporations and travel management companies sign up now SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation announced that it is opening enrollment for the beta test of the next phase of TruTrip, Sabre's solution for corporations and travel agencies to capture, aggregate and manage data on bookings made outside of the standard procurement process. TruTrip creates a single travel itinerary and keeps it continuously synchronized with online, offline, and mobile tools,...

2014-07-22 12:34:58

The travel management company provides unique insights at the world's largest business travel show in Los Angeles BELLEVUE, Wash., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia®, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc., plans to unveil new perspectives on future travelers, and the travel management programs that support them, during three sessions at the GBTA Convention on July 28(th). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130916/CG79319LOGO-a "At Egencia we have always believed that the future...

2014-07-22 12:21:41

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines has been named the Best Airline for Europe, Middle East and Africa by the readers of Frequent Business Traveler (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com), an online publication written for and by the world's most experienced and savvy international travelers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101101/LA92109LOGO The Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards recognize the world's best airlines, hotels chains, automobile...

2014-07-03 23:08:40

No more packing, laundry, or check in queues. Asia (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Frequent travelers heading to Singapore can now do without tedious or last minute packing before a trip, and the endless waits at baggage carousels with Packnada, a brand new service that allows for luggage-free traveling. Packnada, which means ‘to pack nothing’, takes ‘traveling light’ to a whole new level and offers travelers the convenience of storing clothes and essentials in Singapore. On their next...

2014-05-19 16:20:27

New Technology and Retail Stations Improved as Hertz Redefines Car Rental Experience Around the Globe for Business and Leisure Travelers PARK RIDGE, N.J., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing reinvention of the car rental experience, The Hertz Corporation recently completed technological and logistical renovations at its Newark International Airport facility as part of a larger global effort. Making the rental experience the fastest, easiest and most valued in the industry, the...

2014-05-13 12:22:31

Airline's Stated Goal Is Worthy -- As Long As Implementation Doesn't Have Unintended Consequences ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)--the voice of the global business travel industry-- commented on the Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 (HR 4156), which would allow advertisements for passenger air travel to state the base airfare and separately disclose any government imposed taxes and fees and the total cost of...


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