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2010-08-05 06:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The NBTA Foundation, the education and research foundation of the National Business Travel Association (NBTA), and Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), the world's leading provider of on-demand Employee Spend Management services, today released the updated findings of an annual study of car rental, hotel and meal taxes in the top 50 U.S. travel destination cities. The study reveals that the discriminatory travel taxes and fees enacted on travel-related...

2010-06-09 10:30:00

PHOENIX, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripware, the business travel software company, continues to be nominated for its innovative travel booking tools. All of Tripware's booking tools employ patent-pending and proprietary technology that focuses on making business travel fast, simple, and personalized. The technology, dubbed TripMatch, has earned Tripware a nomination in this year's National Business Travel Association (NBTA) Business Travel Innovation Awards under the Travel Personalization...

2009-08-24 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- NBTA (National Business Travel Association) Convention, San Diego -- Egencia(TM) today revealed a new package of solutions that addresses global businesses' need for increased program and cost management of corporate travel programs. These solutions focus on two critical components of any successful program: the need to empower travelers with tools and information to increase efficiency and compliance through the booking and travel process; and the need...

2009-08-24 07:08:04

U.S. air travelers are being socked by high taxes at airports around the country, a business group contends. A survey by the National Business Travel Association indicates that local sales taxes and traveler-specific levies on hotels, restaurant meals and car rentals can cost Fortune 500 companies $50 million to $60 million per year, USA Today reported. Fay Beauchine of the NBTA, which says it represents about 4,200 corporate travel managers and suppliers, told the newspaper local governments...

2009-08-05 12:11:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Air Travel Plan, Inc. (UATP) announced today that it is now accepted by the National Business Travel Association (NBTA) as form of payment for all NBTA registration fees. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081118/NETU022LOGO ) "By adding UATP to our payment options we are giving our members and attendees greater flexibility to choose their preferred form of payment," said Kevin Maguire, CCTE, GLP, NBTA president & CEO. "UATP is...

2006-08-17 19:47:52

By Kyle Peterson CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tighter airport security in the wake of a foiled bomb plot in Britain last week sent big-spending business travelers rushing to private jets in hopes of avoiding long delays and luggage restrictions. But experts say the passenger migration from commercial airlines to private services will be short-lived as long as new government-imposed restrictions don't permanently impede the ability of travelers to work in airports and on planes. Business...

2006-08-17 14:55:00

By Kyle Peterson CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tighter airport security in the wake of a foiled bomb plot in Britain last week sent big-spending business travelers rushing to private jets in hopes of avoiding long delays and luggage restrictions. But experts say the passenger migration from commercial airlines to private services will be short-lived as long as new government-imposed restrictions don't permanently impede the ability of travelers to work in airports and on planes. Business travelers, who...