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Hotel Cleanliness: Know Before You Book, And Maybe While You’re There

Hotels are taking hygiene very seriously. Instilling confidence is the top strategic challenge, but the practicalities are difficult. One is getting the specifics of new…

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Hotel Cleanliness: Making Sense Of Certifications And Brand Initiatives

Buyers may or may not issue formal RFPs for next year’s hotel rates, but most will look for assurances that properties are safe. There’s an…

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GBTA Appoints Dave Hilfman As Interim CEO

The Global Business Travel Association named Dave Hilfman as interim CEO, replacing the embattled Scott Solombrino. It would be difficult to come up with a…

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United Airlines Reorganizes, Trims Sales Team

United Airlines is reducing the size of its salesforce and restructuring it. According to an internal memo from SVP of worldwide sales Jake Cefolia, the…

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Corporate Travel, Science And Faith: GBTA CEO Scott Solombrino And President Bhart Sarin In Their Own Words

Before he got benched, GBTA CEO Scott Solombrino spent a lot of time recording videoconference conversations about the ongoing health and economic crises. He spoke…

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Dee Runyan Joins Andy Menkes In Reconstituted Consultancy

Industry vet Andy Menkes left BCD Travel and restarted Partnership Travel Consulting. He founded the firm in 2001 and deactivated it in 2018 when he…

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Delta Considers Barring Flyers Who Violate Face Mask Rule

A Delta executive during a Wednesday webinar suggested that if a passenger tries to show their face at the wrong time on a flight, it…

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