Thursday, March 16, 2017
BTN Webinar:  Measuring Hotel ROI

BTN Webinar: Measuring Hotel ROI

This thirty minute webinar describes how several companies measure the return on investment (ROI) from their corporate hotel program and the challenges faced in communicating the value to upper management.  This webinar also introduces a new method for measuring by using TRIPBAM's lowest qualified rates (LQR) found during the daily search process. 

Monday, February 20, 2017
TRIPBAM and TrustYou Announce  Partnership

TRIPBAM and TrustYou Announce Partnership

TRIPBAM, the hotel rate shopping service innovator, and TrustYou, the world’s largest guest feedback platform, today announced a strategic partnership between the companies. The agreement will allow TRIPBAM to provide summarized review content from TrustYou, via both TrustScore Widgets and Meta-Reviews, to clients and their travelers. 
Thursday, February 16, 2017
TRIPBAM In, TripRebel Out For European Hotel Shopping Tech

TRIPBAM In, TripRebel Out For European Hotel Shopping Tech

Both Tripbam and TripRebel have targeted the corporate market with software that re-shops booked hotels for better deals. The former is expanding into Europe with a London office and expanded language, content and currency capabilities. The latter recently went insolvent.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Hoteliers Are Looking to Loyalty to Drive Down Distribution Costs

Hoteliers Are Looking to Loyalty to Drive Down Distribution Costs

In 2016, major hotel companies revamped their loyalty programs and introduced direct booking discounts linked to loyalty membership.
Monday, January 16, 2017
The Stay After Tomorrow

The Stay After Tomorrow

Welcome to the era of unpredictablity.  As traveler experience and technology shift the lodging landscape, what's next is anything but predictable.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
MEET THE DISRUPTORS: TRIPBAM

MEET THE DISRUPTORS: TRIPBAM

Travel is full of so many new ideas and companies that it’s difficult for travel managers to keep on top of what’s happening in the marketplace. So BTiQ has teamed up with the Business Travel Show for this new series to learn more about some of the innovative companies at this year's exhibition and vying for the Disrupt Award.

Friday, January 6, 2017
Corporate Travel Leaders Hope for Stability and Plan for Growth in 2017

Corporate Travel Leaders Hope for Stability and Plan for Growth in 2017

Many executives in the corporate travel space are planning for expansion and growth in the year ahead. The question on everyone’s mind is whether global and economic events will foster more business travel or keep growth subdued.
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Hotel Price Assurance: Tales of corporate hotel savings

Hotel Price Assurance: Tales of corporate hotel savings

Abercrombie & Fitch and American Cancer Society shave over $60 per night, on average, on a hotel room when it finds savings through Hotel Price Assurance. The service, provided by BCD Travel and powered by TRIPBAM™, allows the global clothing retailer to tap enhanced automation to shop for lower hotel rates at a traveler’s booked hotel after the original booking has been made. 
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Hotels Focus on Net Rates

Hotels Focus on Net Rates

And when it seems room revenue management and rate integrity cannot get any more difficult, new mobile apps like TRIPBAM are introduced to alert customers the instant a room rates change—up or down.

Monday, November 21, 2016
Data From Price Assurance Tools Provide Promise For Buyers

Data From Price Assurance Tools Provide Promise For Buyers

Price assurance has taken root in corporate travel.  TRIPBAM, especially has made serious inroads.  

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
GBTA Webinar - Improving Hotel Procurement

GBTA Webinar - Improving Hotel Procurement

A presentation and discussion highlighting several new ways to improve hotel procurement by utilizing new technology, hotel rate benchmarks, advanced analytics and more.  We'll discuss the challenges with the current processes ...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
GBTA Center Stage Presentation

GBTA Center Stage Presentation

TRIPBAM CEO, Steve Reynolds, presenting at GBTA's Center Stage describing the TRIPBAM service and our success to date.

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Announcing TRIPBAM Analytics

Announcing TRIPBAM Analytics

 

TRIPBAM™, the new hotel shopping service, introduced TRIPBAM Analytics, a new data service built specifically for corporate travel managers. The real-time reporting gives business travel programs comprehensive data which can help improve daily performance as well as provide metrics to drive better hotel supplier agreements. 
Thursday, June 30, 2016
GoldSpring & TRIPBAM Partner Up on Sourcing

GoldSpring & TRIPBAM Partner Up on Sourcing

GoldSpring Consulting and tripBAM will partner on corporate travel client hotel sourcing projects. The companies have, between them, tripBAM's hotel rate-shopping tool, which continuously queries a single hotel or cluster of hotels in a geographic area in order to find the best rate, and GoldSpring's SpringBoard Hotel Manager tool.

Saturday, April 2, 2016
The Brewing Conflict Between Hotels and Travel Managers.

The Brewing Conflict Between Hotels and Travel Managers.

Corporate Travel CEO Series: The Brewing Conflict Between Hotels and Travel Managers.  Interview with TRIPBAM CEO, Steve Reynolds.

Monday, February 29, 2016
Rudy-Maxas-World-with-The-Careys

Rudy-Maxas-World-with-The-Careys

Rudy Maxa interviews TRIPBAM Founder and CEO, Steve Reynolds.  Their discussion covers hotel rate changes and how consumers can take advantage of rate fluctuations to save money on their next hotel stay.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
TMC to add new TRIPBAM services

TMC to add new TRIPBAM services

Business Travel Direct is set to introduce a series of new enhancements from hotel shopping tool Tripbam.  BTD, which was the first TMC to partner with Tripbam in the UK, said using the platform had helped clients to find savings of up to 36 per cent on hotel prices.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
BTN's 2015 25 Most Influential

BTN's 2015 25 Most Influential

Vanishing LRA? TripBAM may not uncover why, but can alert travel managers about when they should have gotten their negotiated rate and didn't. Corporates can go back and get that rate or choose to "optimize" repeat offenders out of their programs.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
BTN and PhocusWright Honor TRIPBAM

BTN and PhocusWright Honor TRIPBAM

TRIPBAM™, the new hotel shopping service, capped an impressive year of growth with recognition from Business Travel News and Phocuswright. Earlier this week, BTN named TRIPBAM founder and CEO Steve Reynolds among the 25 Most Influential Business Travel Executives of 2015, citing “growing use of TRIPBAM’s automated rate shopping service.” In November, TRIPBAM won the Battleground competition at the prestigious Phocuswright Travel Innovation Summit.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
TRIPBAM Wins Phocuswright Battleground Contest

TRIPBAM Wins Phocuswright Battleground Contest

TRIPBAM wins the Phocuswright Battleground event.  View this video of the winning presentation.  TRIPBAM is currently procesing 100K bookings a day, working with 15 of the 20 top TMCs and more than 1,000 companies.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
	 Teplis Adds TRIPBAM to Help Corporate Clients Save on Hotel Bookings

Teplis Adds TRIPBAM to Help Corporate Clients Save on Hotel Bookings

Teplis Travel has announced it is adopting the latest service to assist travel managers in ensuring their travelers always get the lowest hotel rate in the marketplace. The new service, TRIPBAM™, uses patent-pending "cluster" shopping processes to find savings on more than 60 percent of hotel groups searched, with average savings of more than $50 per night.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Gillespie's Guide: Hotel RFP Hell - Is the End at Hand?

Gillespie's Guide: Hotel RFP Hell - Is the End at Hand?

Let’s agree that all our friends and colleagues who are in the midst of yet another grueling hotel RFP season should have our sympathies.   Hang in there, friends, for the future is much brighter.  I saw a glimpse of it at the Beat Live conference in D.C. last week.  But fair warning…you’ll need to grit your teeth and open your minds, as it’s not an easy pill to swallow.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
TRIPBAM Signs Long-Term Contract With BCD

TRIPBAM Signs Long-Term Contract With BCD

“What we're able to do for our customers is give them a service that combines both the TRIPBAM technical functionality as well as our agents’ ability to ensure that we’re actually securing the lower rates that the tool offers and identifies,” Bridgeman said. “That increases the conversion to those lower rates for our clients.”

Thursday, August 27, 2015
TRIPBAM Offers Real-Time Negotiated Rate Enforcement

TRIPBAM Offers Real-Time Negotiated Rate Enforcement

TRIPBAM has deployed an enhancement targeted at corporate hotel programs that ensures travelers are booked at the rate that is contracted for their company.  TRIPBAM’s new service addresses a longstanding, issue for travel managers at programs big and small.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Hotel Shopping Tool Proves Handy For Procurement

Hotel Shopping Tool Proves Handy For Procurement

A typical hotel sourcing season for computer technology company Dell ramps up in May, launches in July and wraps up right around Christmas, after four to six rounds of negotiations. This year, though, Kristina Laurel, global hotel program manager for Dell travel and expense, hopes to shorten that season with the help of tripBAM.
Monday, July 20, 2015
TRIPBAM enables agents to spot commissionable hotel rates

TRIPBAM enables agents to spot commissionable hotel rates

After a platform upgrade, travel agents can now identify commissionable rates using the hotel shopping service TRIPBAM. Prior to the upgrade, the TripBam platform only ferreted out hotel rooms by cost.  “It just took some agencies to tell us how important this was to our corporate clients,” TripBam CEO Steve Reynolds told Travel Weekly.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Best rate shopping tech start-up TRIPBAM lands first UK TMC client

Best rate shopping tech start-up TRIPBAM lands first UK TMC client

This news story details Business Travel Direct's upcoming deployment of TRIPBAM for corporate travel programs in the United Kingdom – TRIPBAM's first travel agency agreement in the U.K.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Q&A: Steve Reynolds, TRIPBAM

Q&A: Steve Reynolds, TRIPBAM

Buying Business Travel magazine profiles TRIPBAM founder and CEO Steve Reynolds, shortly after Steve presented at the April 2015 Institute of Travel Management conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Owners debate pros, cons of two disruptors

Owners debate pros, cons of two disruptors

This article recaps TRIPBAM's appearance on an "industry disruptors" panel at the Hotel Equity and Lenders Perspectives Conference in Boston.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
TRIPBAM Develops New Search System

TRIPBAM Develops New Search System

This story details enhancements TRIPBAM rolled out in the first quarter of 2015, including further refinement of TRIPBAM's patent-pending hotel cluster shopping options.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Agents using TRIPBAM price search

Agents using TRIPBAM price search

The leading travel agency-focused publication in the U.S. writes about TRIPBAM's growing penetration among travel agencies. San Francisco-based SR Travel’s success at saving money for clients with TRIPBAM is featured.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
TRIPBAM now available in the Concur App Center

TRIPBAM now available in the Concur App Center

Concur, the travel industry's leading business travel and expense service provider, announces in this post that TRIPBAM is now available to Concur's thousands of corporate clients.
Friday, September 5, 2014

Business Travel News: TRIPBAM, Whirlpool Win Business Travel Innovation Awards ...

SEP 8, 2014

TRIPBAM Wins Business Travel Supplier Innovation Award

Dallas-based TRIPBAM CEO Steve Reynolds (middle) accepts the Business Travel Supplier Innovation Award from Business Travel News executives at the inaugural BTN Group Innovate Conference in New York on September 4, 2014. Judges at the technology-focused event honored tripBAM for its progress in helping corporations and travel agencies use automation to secure lower hotel rates...
Monday, July 21, 2014
BCD Travel Tests TRIPBAM With Client Hotel Programs

BCD Travel Tests TRIPBAM With Client Hotel Programs

This detailed story discusses hotel savings that BCD Travel – the industry's third-largest global travel management company – is seeing via their initial TRIPBAM pilot. Travel managers from BCD clients Sapient and WellPoint are quoted discussing the savings they are seeing via TRIPBAM in their respective hotel programs.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
New Push to Make Paying Full Price for a Hotel Room Passé

New Push to Make Paying Full Price for a Hotel Room Passé

TRIPBAM's ability to deliver hotel rate savings is highlighted in this high-profile WSJ story on new innovations impacting the hotel industry.