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Corporate travel policy goes up a gear, open booking very much on wishlist

Corporate travel policy goes up a gear, open booking very much on wishlist | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
Great feedback from corporate travel managers on mobile, apps, sharing economy in this American Express GBT report and then a gem buried on page 26.
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Infograph: Why culture is critical in pitching

Infograph: Why culture is critical in pitching | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
In the age of transparency, a strong corporate culture has become the primary driver of long-term business relationships, a global survey of 500 executives shows.
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Uber is killing the taxi industry in corporate America

Uber is killing the taxi industry in corporate America | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
Uber went from making up 12% of all business travel rides to 47% in just the last year
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Soon Marriotts will have Netflix, keyless locks and wireless charging

Soon Marriotts will have Netflix, keyless locks and wireless charging | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
The hotel industry doesn't embrace technology unless it improves the bottom line. Here's where Marriott's putting it's money.

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How the UK differs from the US when engaging with content and booking in travel

How the UK differs from the US when engaging with content and booking in travel | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
The UK is quite different than the US when it comes to engaging with travel content and making bookings, a recent report from Expedia Media Solutions found.
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Sabre closes Abacus deal - CEO Robert Bailey goes as Sabre moves in - Tnooz

Sabre closes Abacus deal - CEO Robert Bailey goes as Sabre moves in - Tnooz | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
The $411 million deal by Sabre to take full ownership of Asia-Pacific global distribution system Abacus was officially sealed today.
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Digital Marketing in the Airline industry

Digital Marketing in the Airline industry | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
how Digital Marketing in the Airline industry is improving customer experience in the airline / aviation sector

Via ALBERTO CORRERA
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Lufthansa and the GDS surcharge – risky or inspired?

Lufthansa and the GDS surcharge – risky or inspired? | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
The big news of the past few weeks is that Lufthansa Group (LHG) has stuck two fingers up at the global distribution systems.
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IATA announces new NDC pilots and deployments - TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific

IATA announces new NDC pilots and deployments - TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
“The number of airlines that have participated in NDC pilots/deployments or announced their intent to do so is 24.”
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Millennials – how and when are they connecting with travel online

Millennials – how and when are they connecting with travel online | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
“Another week, another major study into the search and shopping behaviour of so-called millennials for their travels.”
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Despite promise, travel bookings on mobile devices still lagging

Despite promise, travel bookings on mobile devices still lagging | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
“The push towards mobile bookings has been a long slog, with a recent push of strength showing that 1 in 4 consumers had completed bookings via mobile.”
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Eight reasons why travel websites fail the consumer and lose a booking

Eight reasons why travel websites fail the consumer and lose a booking | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
Interesting research being released by Triptease this week following a survey and usability testing with consumers into their browsing behaviour on hotel websites.
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Seven Corporate Travel Trends for 2016 | Hospit...

Seven Corporate Travel Trends for 2016 | Hospit... | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
Steady growth, rising prices, and a focus on duty of care are all on tap for corporate travel in 2016. | Hospitality Digital Marketing & Beyond | Social Loyal Travel Tourism Revolution!
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Cathay Pacific Lounge, Elephant Selfies, New UNESCO Sites: What Inspired Us ... - Condé Nast Traveler

Cathay Pacific Lounge, Elephant Selfies, New UNESCO Sites: What Inspired Us ... - Condé Nast Traveler | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
The week's travel stories, tips, and trends that we just had to share.
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BA opens up flight data as part of NDC pilot - Buying Business Travel

BA opens up flight data as part of NDC pilot - Buying Business Travel | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
British Airways is opening up some of its flight information to IT developers in a pilot of IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC).
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Google quietly adds instant booking for hotels, copying TripAdvisor - Tnooz

Google quietly adds instant booking for hotels, copying TripAdvisor - Tnooz | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
For the first time, Google users can complete a hotel room booking without ever leaving the search giant's familiar desktop interface, copying TripAdvisor.
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Amadeus acquires airline hosting firm Navitaire for $830M

Amadeus acquires airline hosting firm Navitaire for $830M | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
Amadeus said today it is acquiring Navitaire, a low-cost hosting platform for airlines, from its owner, Accenture, for $830 million.
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Airbnb quietly starts a pilot for listings exclusively for business travellers

Airbnb quietly starts a pilot for listings exclusively for business travellers | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
Airbnb has made no secret of its strategy to widen the pool of travellers connecting with its hosts to secure accommodation. The big slice of ...
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Move along, Twitter – Facebook will be the future of customer service in travel

Move along, Twitter – Facebook will be the future of customer service in travel | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
Sorry, Twitter lovers – It’s time to upend some common assumptions.
NB: This is an analysis by Shubhodeep Pal, vice president for products and operations at Simpliflying.
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Corporate Travel Technology: Constant adaptation as traveller needs change - CAPA - Centre for Aviation

Corporate Travel Technology: Constant adaptation as traveller needs change - CAPA - Centre for Aviation | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
CAPA - Centre for Aviation Corporate Travel Technology: Constant adaptation as traveller needs change CAPA - Centre for Aviation Travel technology will be showcased at the upcoming CAPA Corporate Travel Innovation Summits, supported by the...
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Is It Time to Review How Language is Being Used Within/ By Airline Brands?

Is It Time to Review How Language is Being Used Within/ By Airline Brands? | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
APEX journalist, Jenn Wint, recently wrote an article on the importance of language in how airline build their brands.
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Delta Declares War on Online Travel Agencies and Fliers are Casualties - TheStreet.com

Delta Declares War on Online Travel Agencies and Fliers are Casualties - TheStreet.com | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
“Are airlines seeking to end easy price comparison shopping by hiding fares? A new report says yes.”
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With remarkable timing, Lufthansa talks up its merchandising strategy

With remarkable timing, Lufthansa talks up its merchandising strategy | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
“Last week, as Lufthansa announced a change in commercial direction from its German HQ, half the way around the globe an exec talked of the airline’s first steps in ancillary revenue.”
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Amadeus slots a major piece into its merchandising puzzle

Amadeus slots a major piece into its merchandising puzzle | Travel Sales and Marketing | Scoop.it
“Amadeus slotted a key element of its merchandising jigsaw into place last week with the launch of a Customer Experience Management system.”
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