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TravelPerk's Smart Scaling Strategy
TravelPerk's Smart Scaling Strategy

Amid the startups seeking to disrupt the travel booking and management space, TravelPerk has stood out for a several reasons, not the least of which is $65 million in investor financing over the past year and change. TravelPerk's plans for deploying that capital also are drawing notice. It has earmarked the recent... Keep Reading

Korean Air Sees Corporate Business Growth After Year One with Delta
Korean Air Sees Corporate Business Growth After Year One with Delta

It's been about a year since Korean Air implemented its joint venture with Delta, and Korean has reported significant growth in corporate business and contracts as a result of the partnership. Korean Air managing VP of passenger network and sales Bo-Young (Daniel) Song updated BTN on the JV, as well as some of Korean's plans... Keep Reading

BCD Travel Unveils New Global Hotels Division
BCD Travel Unveils New Global Hotels Division

BCD Travel today unveiled a new global hotel division and branded service, Stay by BCD Travel, for managing hotel programs. The division will be led by April Bridgeman, who assumed the newly created role of SVP of hotel solutions two months ago while retaining oversight of the travel management company's consulting arm,... Keep Reading

The U.S. Is Rising as a Major Market for TAP
The U.S. Is Rising as a Major Market for TAP

TAP Air Portugal is growing its U.S. service. After launching service between Chicago and Lisbon in early June, the carrier began service between San Francisco and Lisbon this week and will add service to Washington Dulles next week. Speaking at the launch of the San Francisco flight, chair Miguel Frasquilho said the... Keep Reading

Air Italy COO Calls Open Skies Allegations 'Nonsense'
Air Italy COO Calls Open Skies Allegations 'Nonsense'

Air Italy has continued to build its North American service this year, launching nonstop service between Milan and Toronto in recent weeks. Its growth also has reignited a long-running dispute between a coalition of the largest U.S. carriers, as well as Qatar Airways, which has a 49 percent stake in Air Italy; the U.S.... Keep Reading

Applying Robotics & Rules to the Travel Payment Process
Applying Robotics & Rules to the Travel Payment Process

Robotics process automation provider Troovo's software routes payment decisions based on each client's needs and automatically switches on a virtual card process—or in the future, blockchain payment process—when appropriate based on those client rules. Since Troovo was named Innovator of the Year at BTN's Innovate conference... Keep Reading

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