Articles tagged “virtual cards”

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Q&A: What Today’s Cost-Conscious Corporate Travel Managers Need to Know

Despite economic headwinds, 2023 is shaping up to be a game-changing year for business travel. Automation, machine learning, and virtual cards are helping business travelers and corporate travel planners add value and flexibility to the travel journey.

Q&A: What Today’s Cost-Conscious Corporate Travel Managers Need to Know

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Mastercard to Invest in Fintech Company Conferma Pay

Mastercard is planning to make a minority investment in Conferma Pay, a fintech company acquired earlier this year by Sabre Corporation. The new partnership with Mastercard will allow Conferma Pay to expand the use of virtual cards for business-to-business travel payments. Sabre acquired Conferma Pay for $72.5 million in August 2022, according to a filing…

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Sabre Buys Payment Tech Firm Conferma Pay in Bet on Virtual Cards for Business Travel

Sabre acquired payments technology vendor Conferma Pay based in the UK, on August 3, the travel tech company confirmed in a statement to Skift. The travel technology company based in Southlake, Texas, didn't reveal deal terms. "Sabre has had a successful partnership with Conferma Pay for many years, and Conferma Pay is the basis upon which…

Business Travel

Spending Platform Coupa’s Steady Ramp-Up to Compete With Concur

Buying up niche startups can only take you so far, because at some point you've got to consolidate. Coupa’s new travel and expense platform neatly sums its acquisition strategy to date, but some features could be a little hit-and-miss.

Spending Platform Coupa’s Steady Ramp-Up to Compete With Concur

Business Travel

Expense Startup Raises $300 Million to Target Remote Workers Doing Less Travel

Ramp is yet another fintech newcomer that plans on disrupting corporate travel and expenses. Is its automated twist enough to help it stand out in a saturated market?

Expense Startup Raises $300 Million to Target Remote Workers Doing Less Travel

Online Travel

Russian Startup Takes Page From Software Industry With Travel-As-a-Service Model

Even if you're not interested in the Russian travel market, OneTwoTrip's early traction with what it calls its "travel-as-a-service" model may have inspirational lessons for companies worldwide.

Russian Startup Takes Page From Software Industry With Travel-As-a-Service Model
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Executive Q&A: How to Cut Costs on Business-to-Business International Payments

Travel companies today are more dependent on moving money around the world than ever before. Minimizing the friction caused by foreign exchange fees, regulatory surcharges, and other international fees requires a secure and streamlined global payment solution.

Executive Q&A: How to Cut Costs on Business-to-Business International Payments

Business Travel

TripActions Launches Virtual Card Product for Corporate Travelers

Virtual cards aren't anything new in corporate travel, despite limited adoption. But stronger integration with travel booking apps like TripActions could help mainstream the technology, which benefits both travelers and administrators.

TripActions Launches Virtual Card Product for Corporate Travelers