High-Tech, Yet High-Touch
High-Tech, Yet High-Touch

Business Travel News (BTN) · 19 Feb

India is the coming nation in business travel--in more ways than one. The country has registered the fastest-growing corporate travel spend of any ma

Emburse Adds Payment Card To Abacus
Emburse Adds Payment Card To Abacus

Business Travel News (BTN) · 10 Feb

Recently rebranded corporate expense firm Emburse is integrating corporate payment cards directly into its Abacus expense management service, accordi

JetBlue Tech Subsidiary Develops Smart Offer Platform
JetBlue Tech Subsidiary Develops Smart Offer Platform

Business Travel News (BTN) · 30 Jan

JetBlue Airways is pushing to grow non-flight bookings through a new platform created by its JetBlue Travel Products subsidiary.

Russian GDS Sirena Travel to Integrate Routehappy Content
Russian GDS Sirena Travel to Integrate Routehappy Content

Business Travel News (BTN) · 28 Jan

Russian global distribution system supplier Sirena Travel will integrate Routehappy content into its booking platform via a new multiyear agreement w

Oyo to List Properties in Sabre GDS
Oyo to List Properties in Sabre GDS

Business Travel News (BTN) · 24 Jan

A day after travel technology company Sabre announced a partnership with Accor, the global distribution system operator also has partnered with the f

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Sabre, Accor to Create Combined Central Reservation and Property Management Platform
Sabre, Accor to Create Combined Central Reservation and Property Management Platform

Business Travel News (BTN) · 23 Jan

Travel technology company Sabre and hotel company Accor announced on Wednesday plans to create a unified central reservation and property management

Event Procurement Technology Company Eved Adds Immediate Pay Service
Event Procurement Technology Company Eved Adds Immediate Pay Service

Business Travel News (BTN) · 2 Jan

Meeting and event invoice processing technology firm Eved in December added a feature that allows for immediate payment of event deposits.

Business Travelers Find Company Travel Tech Lagging
Business Travelers Find Company Travel Tech Lagging

Business Travel News (BTN) · 26 Nov

Corporate travelers want better travel technology from their employers as well as more options when it comes to booking travel, according to a study

HRS Introduces New Hotel Rate Projection Technology
HRS Introduces New Hotel Rate Projection Technology

Business Travel News (BTN) · 8 Nov

Hotel solutions provider HRS has introduced new hotel rate projection technology powered by augmented artificial intelligence that has been built int

APAC Firms & Midsize Travel Buyers Show Biggest Interest in Virtual Cards
APAC Firms & Midsize Travel Buyers Show Biggest Interest in Virtual Cards

Business Travel News (BTN) · 22 Oct

Companies around the world are willing to explore virtual cards for travel payments.

BCD Opens APIs & Development Tools to Third Parties
BCD Opens APIs & Development Tools to Third Parties

Business Travel News (BTN) · 17 Oct

BCD Travel is giving outside developers the ability to craft their own tech solutions to integrate with the travel management company's systems. BCD'

CWT Replaces Technology Chief
CWT Replaces Technology Chief

Business Travel News (BTN) · 16 Oct

CWT has named John Pelant chief technology officer and EVP, effective Nov. 1.

JAL Signs with Amadeus & Plans to Sunset Axess GDS
JAL Signs with Amadeus & Plans to Sunset Axess GDS

Business Travel News (BTN) · 2 Oct

Japan Airlines and Amadeus have signed an extended distribution and IT agreement in which Amadeus will be the carrier's recommended distribution part

Flight Centre Taps Troovo for Virtual Payments
Flight Centre Taps Troovo for Virtual Payments

Business Travel News (BTN) · 1 Oct

Flight Centre Travel Group will deploy robotics process automation specialist Troovo Technologies' virtual payment platform over the next several mon

United Will Move to Points-Based Upgrade System
United Will Move to Points-Based Upgrade System

Business Travel News (BTN) · 24 Sep

United Airlines is switching its upgrade system for high-level Premier members to a points-based system that it said would offer more flexibility in

Deem Adds Deltek to Expense Alliance
Deem Adds Deltek to Expense Alliance

Business Travel News (BTN) · 12 Sep

After announcing in June that it wouldsunsetits expense platform, Deem is integrating its Work Fource booking tool with the expense management system

Marriott Launches New Meetings & Events Platform
Marriott Launches New Meetings & Events Platform

Business Travel News (BTN) · 12 Sep

Marriott International has launched a meetings and events platform, Marriott Bonvoy Events, built upon the former Marriott meetings site, Meetings Im

Ethiopian Installs Wi-Fi on A350 Fleet
Ethiopian Installs Wi-Fi on A350 Fleet

Business Travel News (BTN) · 9 Sep

Ethiopian Airlines has installed broadband satellite Wi-Fi across its Airbus A350 fleet. The service is available for a fee or by redemption of Sheba

Hotel Companies' Investment in Meetings Sourcing Platform Raises Antitrust Concerns
Hotel Companies' Investment in Meetings Sourcing Platform Raises Antitrust Concerns

Business Travel News (BTN) · 28 Aug

After Accor, Hilton, InterContinental Hotels Group and Marriott International pooled together $50 million to investin meetings technology platform Gr

Qantas Tests NDC Bookings with Agencies Via Travelport
Qantas Tests NDC Bookings with Agencies Via Travelport

Business Travel News (BTN) · 16 Aug

Qantas is testing live New Distribution Capability bookings with agencies ATPI, Globetrotter and Travel Beyond via Travelport Smartpoint.

Southwest Will Provide NDC Content to Zeno
Southwest Will Provide NDC Content to Zeno

Business Travel News (BTN) · 15 Aug

Southwest Airlines will provide New Distribution Capability content to Serko's online booking tool, Zeno, via ATPCO and SITA's NDC Exchange platform.

Southwest Will Put Content on GDSs
Southwest Will Put Content on GDSs

Business Travel News (BTN) · 5 Aug

Southwest Airlines at long last will provide content and full booking capabilities in global distribution systems via agreements with Travelport and

Tripbam Updates Hotel Intelligence Solution
Tripbam Updates Hotel Intelligence Solution

Business Travel News (BTN) · 4 Aug

Hotel reshopping provider Tripbam has enhanced its Hotel Intelligence solution's benchmarking and analytics capabilities. The update allows travel ma

Yapta Streamlines Recommendations on Hotel Analytics Tool
Yapta Streamlines Recommendations on Hotel Analytics Tool

Business Travel News (BTN) · 4 Aug

Yapta has launched a second version of its hotel analytics tool TravelAI Hotel, a year after theinitial version.

Fox World Travel Will Pilot Self-Service Version of Its Business Intelligence Tool
Fox World Travel Will Pilot Self-Service Version of Its Business Intelligence Tool

Business Travel News (BTN) · 4 Aug

Fox World Travel will pilot clients' self-service use of its Cognition business intelligence platform this month. For the past several months, the tr

How Technology Is Changing the Industry, According to Travel Buyers
How Technology Is Changing the Industry, According to Travel Buyers

Business Travel News (BTN) · 4 Aug

Corporate travel managers' responsibilities are shifting from managing people and policies to overseeing business travel management technology, accor