Expedia joins UATP, giving more options for purchase of corporate airfares in the US

    UATP announced (30-Jan-2018) it has joined with Expedia to accept UATP for airline ticket payments purchased in the US, along with Travelocity and Orbitz. With Expedia as a merchant, UATP’s subscribers that don’t have access to a travel management company now have the opportunity to personally book their own airfare with company-approved payment methods. By accepting UATP for payment, Expedia, Orbitz and Travelocity join with Egencia in giving UATP’s Corporate Subscribers more point of sale options when purchasing airfares in the US. Expedia Global Payments VP Falk Richter said that accepting UATP for payment “will give us a competitive advantage to capture a portion of that unmanaged corporate travel market. [more – original PR]