Players in corporate travel are finally getting more serious about using New Distribution Capability technology to connect with airlines after spending years resisting the change.
When you basically print money as it is, why risk anything by alienating the global distribution systems that power the backbone of global business travel?
This week TripActions deployed its connection with United Airlines, making it the first of the new breed of upstart travel management companies to do so. Many more established competitors have already deployed similar solutions, but one has to wonder what impact this model will have on the industry going forward.
We've also got the latest on Best Western embracing boutique hotels and Star Alliance building partnerships in Asia.
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