Yapta began a pilot program with “several large travel management companies” to test a new tool designed to capture savings when airfares drop.
Expedia’s corporate travel arm Egencia has acquired VIA Travel which describes itself as the leading travel management company in the Nordic region
The power of the Apple App Store and, to a lesser extent, the Android Market, has inspired travel companies such as Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Sabre to create apps’ markets of their own to suit their own purposes.
Much of the corporate travel world is talking about the consumerisation of business travel or opening up travel technology used in the leisure world and making it useful to those on business.
Travel management specialist Egencia has acquired Traveldoo, the business travel web and mobile company, with terms of the deal not disclosed.
There’s a dirty little secret about corporate booking tools — road warriors think they are clunky and a majority do their searching on more agile consumer sites before completing their reservations in the prescribed company booking tool.