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Sabre Corp., Conferma Pay Partner with Mastercard to Accelerate Virtual Cards

by | Nov 28, 2022
Sabre said the announcement builds on its August 2022 acquisition of Conferma Pay. It added that the collaboration with Mastercard is the next step in advancing Sabre's goal to create an open and independent travel payment ecosystem.
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Report: Dallas Among the Best Places in the U.S. for ‘Wellness Workcations’
Many people have begun to work remotely while they travel—whether they're discovering America or exploring the world. Icelandair calls that a “wellness workcation,” and it's released a list of the best destinations in the U.S. to take one. It placed Dallas at No. 7 on the list—making it the only Texas city to appear in the Top 10.
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Capital One Flies Into Travel With Its First Airport Lounge at DFW Airport—and More Landing Soon Across U.S.
Capital One has been moving into the travel space for years, investing in travel tech firms and booking top mileage rewards partners. Now it's really taking off with its first luxury airport lounge at DFW Airport.

With more lounges coming in Denver and Washington, D.C., here's a deep look at the one at DFW's Terminal D.
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Smart Offers: Sabre Partners With Google on AI-Powered Personalized Travel Tech
by | Nov 4, 2020
It’s not just next-generation technology for the travel market—it’s 'third-generation,' Southlake-based Sabre says. Launching in early 2021, the AI product is being called the industry’s first smart, scalable retail engine designed to customize offerings for travelers.
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TourConnect Launches Tech to Help the Tourism Industry Bounce Back From COVID-19

by | Jun 9, 2020
The Frisco-based company's new back-office tool is designed to help tourism organizations increase efficiency while cutting costs. "Tourism isn't going away," the founder says, but the industry must evolve.
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A New Sabre: Southlake Tech Travel Giant Realigns Business, Implements Remote Work Program, and Cuts Staff
by | Jun 4, 2020
Sabre is preparing itself for a post-coronavirus travel industry. That involves combining airline and agency-focused businesses, adopting a "work from anywhere" policy, and laying off 800 globally.
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Setting Standards: Dallas Seeks Clean ‘Seal of Approval’ to Boost Travel, Tourism After Pandemic
Visit Dallas and the Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District are leading the charge as local organizations work to gain a new "clean and safe" facility accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council.
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Follow the Money: Travel Startup Traxo Raises $1.85M; Ryan, ECi Software Make Acquisitions

by | Jul 11, 2019
You'll also find news from Harvest Returns, 2GR Equity, Brinker International, Accessible Systems, Robin, Rehab Outfitters, Encompass Health, USI Insurance, U.S. Risk, Modern Systems, InterCool, Hicks Lightning Protection, Corepoint Health, and Higginbotham in this roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity involving companies in North Texas.
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Fort Worth Art Startup Lets Patrons Take Texas With Them, Forever
by | Feb 22, 2019
Native Texans, transplants, and fans of the Lone Star State alike can enjoy Fort Worth artist Allison Castillo's designs depicting the natural beauty of Texas. The artist has already begun a statewide expansion and hopes to get on one celebrity's radar.
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DI People: Sabre, Ryan, SpotSee Announce Leadership Moves
by | Feb 19, 2019
Also, you’ll find news from GDC Technics, HPY, and Medical City Fort Worth in this roundup of leadership and personnel activity involving companies in North Texas.
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Project Runway: New Innovation Officer Tackles Travel Roadblocks at Dallas Fort Worth Airport
by | Jan 25, 2019
Biometric scanning, virtual reality, and augmented reality are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to improving the airport experience, says Dallas Fort Worth Airport's Chief Innovation Officer.
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Follow the Money: Swych Sells Majority Stake; PICKUP Nets $5M; Sabre Agrees to $350M Deal for Farelogix

by | Nov 15, 2018
You’ll also find D.R. Horton, Finisar, Mr. Cooper, Mark Cuban, Pacific Union Financial, KAI Texas, Savhera PBC, HIG Holdings, Crestline Capital, Southlake Equity Group, and Texas Pride Impact Funds in this roundup of investment, merger, and acquisition activity by investors and companies with ties to North Texas.
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AT&T Teams With Airstream to Launch ‘Smart’ RV
by | Sep 19, 2018
Connected camping: The iconic Airstream Silver Bullet gets smart, thanks to a new deal with AT&T.
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Follow the Money: Traxo Raises $499K, HM Dunn Nets $35M, Primoris Acquires Willbros
by | Jun 7, 2018
From travel technology to aerospace and infrastructure, here's a look at recent funding, mergers, and acquisitions involving companies and firms with North Texas ties.
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Sabre Labs: Automation, Authenticity, Blockchain Top Travel Industry’s Future
by | Apr 11, 2018
The Sabre Labs report looks at how technology can mediate and enhance these interactions, “and ultimately make the journey better for everyone."
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