Posted in Methods Negotiating Suppliers

American Airlines To Use ATPCO, UATP For Prepaid Program Enhancements

American Airlines is building a new platform for its prepaid AirPass program and enticing potential enrollees with lower minimums. The promotion targets high-end leisure travelers…

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Posted in Risk Suppliers

Most Surveyed BCD Travel Clients Expected Corporate Travel Recovery This Year

When will business travel start to rebound? It’s one of the biggest current questions in travel management circles, and answers mostly are guesswork. A recent…

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Posted in Policy Risk

John Rose Vs. Covid-19

Altour chief risk officer John Rose has spoken on 36 webinars since the novel coronavirus outbreak. A former U.S. Marine, Rose’s mission is to eliminate…

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Posted in Distribution Risk Suppliers

Big TMCs Hire Familiar Lobbyist As Public Policy Encroaches, Uncertainty Persists

American Express Global Business Travel, BCD Travel and other large travel management companies banded together and engaged Monument Advocacy, a Washington lobby group. They want…

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Posted in Methods Policy Risk

New Airport Health Screenings Would Impact Corporate Pre-Trip Prep

The International Air Transport Association plans to hold virtual meetings with governments and other stakeholders as soon as this month to kickstart coordination on health…

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Posted in Methods Reporting Suppliers

Managing Unused Airline Tickets When Cash Is King

[UPDATE, April 6, 2020: Airlines must refund ticket and optional services purchases for flights they canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the U.S….

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Posted in Payment Policy Reporting

Trump Suggests Reversal On Recent Limits To Meal, Entertainment Deductions

President Donald Trump said Sunday he wanted to restore deductibility for corporate meal and entertainment costs, potentially reversing some regulations he signed into law in…

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