Articles tagged “arc”

Online Travel

Expedia and Google Disagree on Best Day to Book Flights

I'll show you my airfare data if you show me yours. Finding the best flight deals remains among the dark arts.

Expedia and Google Disagree on Best Day to Book Flights

Travel Agents

Travel Advisor Group Tells Transportation Department Agents Can’t Issue Flight Refunds

Travel advisors serve as agents of the airlines when they process flight bookings. Why should they be responsible for issuing flight refunds when they are mere go-betweens and never see the money?

Travel Advisor Group Tells Transportation Department Agents Can’t Issue Flight Refunds

Travel Technology

Travel Bookings Seesawed More Under Omicron, Tech Data Reveals

Recent U.S. travel data contains signs of optimism for 2022.

Travel Bookings Seesawed More Under Omicron, Tech Data Reveals

Business Travel

Corp Travel Agencies See Coronavirus Silver Lining With Fewer of These Nagging Clawbacks From Airlines

Corporate travel agencies should celebrate small wins whenever they can, and the easing of these administrative burdens is good news.

Corp Travel Agencies See Coronavirus Silver Lining With Fewer of These Nagging Clawbacks From Airlines

Business Travel

New Efforts to Bridge the Flight Booking Gap

The competitive balance has shifted in corporate travel as airlines have improved their booking tools. Some industry veterans are trying to better connect both sides of the equation.

New Efforts to Bridge the Flight Booking Gap

Business Travel

Airline-Owned ARC Buys NuTravel to Connect Airlines With Travel Management Companies

Airlines are starting to realize that better communication with travel management companies can benefit both sides. ARC wants to play a major role in this period of transition.

Airline-Owned ARC Buys NuTravel to Connect Airlines With Travel Management Companies

Airlines

Incoming CEO of Airlines-Backed ARC Sees Direct Bookings as Growth Area

Airlines Reporting Corporation's expansion into providing services around direct bookings is intriguing. We'll be watching how it handles the challenge without vexing the travel agencies that will remain its core customer.

Incoming CEO of Airlines-Backed ARC Sees Direct Bookings as Growth Area

Business Travel

Travel Agencies Have Long Struggled With Southwest. Now This Is Changing

Southwest has been a thorn in the side of many travel management companies. Now they have a shot at a mutually beneficial relationship with the airline.

Travel Agencies Have Long Struggled With Southwest. Now This Is Changing

Airlines

United President Quashes Rumors He Might Jump Back to American Airlines

United's Scott Kirby has pledged to remain as president of the airline despite rumors to the contrary. But that won't quell talk about whether American Airlines' CEO Doug Parker will last through the year.

United President Quashes Rumors He Might Jump Back to American Airlines

Business Travel

Southwest Joins NDC Exchange for More Efficient Airline Booking

Sure enough, more travel companies are starting to inch toward direct booking. Southwest has always been a leader in this area among the big U.S. carriers, and this move will help it do more business with corporate travelers.

Southwest Joins NDC Exchange for More Efficient Airline Booking