Travel Industry Experts, TRX and PhoCusWright, Partner on White
Travel Industry Experts, TRX and PhoCusWright, Partner on White Paper and Webinar Targeting Airline Ancillary Fees; TRX Launches Thought Leadership Webinar Series
ATLANTA, Nov. 30, 2010 - TRX, Inc. (http://www.trx.com) (OTCQB: TRXI), a world-leading provider of travel technology, process automation, consulting and data services, will launch a series of webinars focusing on travel industry issues, commencing with a webinar entitled “Navigating the Turbulence of Airline Ancillary Fees”, a joint white paper between TRX and PhoCusWright, a travel industry research leader, on December 9, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Growing to $8 billion in spend over the past three years, airline ancillary service fees are one of the major issues facing the travel industry today. To provide guidance to travel and expense managers and help formulate a path to resolve the underlying industry issues, TRX commissioned PhoCusWright to examine the value and viability of the approaches for tracking ancillary services. The resulting white paper will be made available on the TRX website on December 8, 2010. During the webinar, PhoCusWright and TRX experts will share the results and key learnings from the 8-week research project including feedback from dozens of travel managers and industry insiders.
The webinar on airline ancillary fees is the first in a series hosted by TRX, highlighting key issues in the travel, procurement, and data management space.
“We elected to pursue this webinar series given consistent customer and market demand for practical and relevant education that can help participants navigate the changes in our industry,” said Shane Hammond, President and CEO, TRX. “We have deep domain expertise and we are excited to share our insights. This series of webinars also gives us a wonderful opportunity to gain insights into the critical business issues our clients face every day.”
The current schedule of thought leadership webinars for December and January include:
“Navigating the Turbulence of Airline Ancillary Fees” Thursday, December 9, 2010, 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time
“The Value of Integrated Travel and Expense Management” Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time
“Innovations in Hotel Sourcing” Thursday, December 16, 2010, 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time
“Transforming Data into Actionable Insights” Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time
For more information or to register for any or all of the above or for future complimentary webinars please visit: http://www.trx.com/mediacenter/webinars.html
TRX is a world-leading travel technology and data services provider, offering more than 20 software-as-a-service utilities for online booking, reservation processing, data intelligence, and process automation. We deliver our technology applications in an on-demand environment to travel agencies, corporations, travel suppliers, government agencies, credit card associations, credit card issuing banks, and third-party administrators. We provide patented savings maximization solutions via our travel analytics consulting practice, extending spend management services to travel buyers all over the world. We complement all of these offerings with a global workforce focused on travel process automation and re-engineering. For more information about TRX or to contact a TRX sales office, phone 404.929.6100 or visit the company’s website at http://www.trx.com.
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