Explainer: The ARC Corporate Travel Department

Is ARC's Corporate Travel Department designation more or less valuable than before the pandemic? The question is rumbling around among some corporate travel managers as they look to reconstruct their programs with new priorities, such as control.

What is a CTD? It establishes commercial and legal relationships with travel suppliers through ARC which are similar to those set up by travel agencies, but it does not sell travel externally.

The CTD is "intended for the purpose of purchasing airline transportation and services for its own employees, owners and officers (i.e., in-house travel . . .

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Jay Campbell

Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them with Business Travel News. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.
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