Tag Archives: TMC

The Future for Travel Management Companies

Managed Travel 2.0 has a huge implication for travel management companies (TMCs). Namely, the business model for TMCs is going to change.Here’s how I see it: Fifth in a series on Managed Travel 2.0 First, let’s start with the core … Continue reading

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Four Barriers to Travel Innovation

I recently claimed in this webinar that the travel industry’s innovative golden years were in the 1990s, and that our industry hasn’t seen much innovation (with a capital I) since. Why the lack of innovation, you ask?  I listed three … Continue reading

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Social Scanning, Fuzzy Shopping and More Travel Innovations

**Update: The four finalists are noted below in bold purple text.** The Phocuswright Travel Innovation Summit showcased 34 firms yesterday. Each has an interesting new angle on some aspect of the travel business. For me, the firms in the social … Continue reading

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“Future Innovations in Airline Distribution” Condensed

Here are the highlights from my recent presentation at CASMA titled  “Future Innovations in Airline Distribution”.   The original deck has about 50 slides, but because it was designed for a live 60-minute speech, it’s hard to get the meaning of many … Continue reading

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The Future of Airline Distribution

*** Update: Here’s a more current post that gives you the 3-minute condensed version of this presentation, including the most popular slides. *** Here’s what I presented today at the CASMA conference:

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