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Op Ed: Tony O’Connor On The Window Of Opportunity For A Better Travel Supply Chain

Consultant, auditor and GBTA-Australia & New Zealand director Tony O’Connor discusses how TMCs, online booking tools and travel buyers should work together to make corporate…

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Op Ed: Tony O’Connor On Earth-Shifting Moves For Qantas That Could Make The Big Bigger

On Thursday, Qantas will go live with a new distribution strategy that surcharges bookings using channels the Sydney-based carrier disfavors. Like other big airlines, in…

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Op Ed: Tony O’Connor On The Perils Of Personalization

Consultant, auditor and GBTA-Australia & New Zealand deputy director Tony O’Connor raises interesting questions for corporate travel buyers as suppliers build a new basis for…

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Op Ed: Tony O’Connor On The OBT Obstacle Course

There is much to think about when selecting an online booking tool for your corporate travel program. A good choice is one that travelers will…

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Op Ed: Tony O’Connor On Why Fare Markups Are Bad For Airlines And TMCs

Longtime travel management consultant Tony O’Connor is founder and CEO of Airocheck, a firm specializing in auditing travel agency airfare markups. Naturally he has words…

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