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Articles tagged “travelport”

Business Travel

Southwest Business Wants to Do More Than Just Fly Corporate Travelers to Meetings

What a difference a year makes. The airline’s business travel division has, finally, added Sabre, but is also preparing to add a shopping mall-style loyalty program. Will this complete its corporate-friendly transformation?

Southwest Business Wants to Do More Than Just Fly Corporate Travelers to Meetings

Online Travel

Travelport Adjusts Fees and Technology to Navigate the Recovery

The pandemic dealt travel distribution companies a weak hand. Given that it's the third-largest player, Travelport has to play every card right in the recovery. So far, it appears to have done that.

Travelport Adjusts Fees and Technology to Navigate the Recovery

Online Travel

Alienated Airbnb Hosts Shouldn’t Look to Vrbo as the Answer

Expedia's Vrbo isn't a global Airbnb killer, nor does it have to be. Vrbo will pick its spots, but that will be a disappointment to those hosts, frustrated and angry with Airbnb, who are looking for some company to take Airbnb down a peg.

Alienated Airbnb Hosts Shouldn’t Look to Vrbo as the Answer
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Online Travel

New Webinar: Industry Executives Debate the Future of Travel Retailing

Join Travelport alongside industry leaders for a live webinar that’s set to guide and inspire the travel retail sector as it unpacks existing challenges and future opportunities.

New Webinar: Industry Executives Debate the Future of Travel Retailing

Online Travel

Visa-Backed Startup Nium Announces Acquisition to Dig Deeper Into Travel Payments

There are more signs of confidence that travel’s making a comeback, with outsider Nium now wanting a slice of the payments action by buying Ixaris.

Visa-Backed Startup Nium Announces Acquisition to Dig Deeper Into Travel Payments

Airlines

American-JetBlue Deal Draws Scrutiny and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we covered antitrust concerns about the American-JetBlue partnership, the hospitality industry's insurance woes, a labor shortage as travel rebounds, and we reviewed Kayak's first hotel.

American-JetBlue Deal Draws Scrutiny and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Business Travel

The New Art of Booking Travel to Bring Together Remote Workers

The methods for booking a suitable corporate retreat these days still feel very experimental, with so many nuances to consider. But the rewards will be there for the platforms that get it right.

The New Art of Booking Travel to Bring Together Remote Workers

Online Travel

Travelport Streamlines Technology and Marketing Message

Travelport's changed approach to its tech stack will be invisible to the typical traveler. But if the changes deliver on their promise, they will help travel agencies be more efficient. Travelport's new marketing effort is also notably rare for an enterprise technology company in any industry.

Travelport Streamlines Technology and Marketing Message

Business Travel

Remote Work Models That Hotels Should Follow Now

Why this year should be about seeking out new networking partnerships, as well as creating better spaces.

Remote Work Models That Hotels Should Follow Now

Business Travel

Why Did These Cousins Buy Their Company Back From Travelport?

It’s a convoluted story, but one that encapsulates where corporate travel is heading: ecosystems rather than dominant agencies that promise the world.

Why Did These Cousins Buy Their Company Back From Travelport?