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GBTA Executive Director Solombrino Cites Bandwidth, Not Conflict, For Decision To Step Down From National Limousine Association Board

Hired in April as the Global Business Travel Association’s executive director, Scott Solombrino a month later resigned from the National Limousine Association board of directors….

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Package Concept For Hotel Attachment Highlights Egencia’s Intriguing Position Between Suppliers And Buyers

Packages don’t really work in business travel. Ask Upside. What about a variation? Egencia in April incorporated “add-on rates,” first announced for its desktop version…

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Implements Citi Corporate Cards Across 32 Countries To Improve Acceptance, Spending Controls

Treasury & Risk magazine last month recognized Bristol-Myers Squibb for new payment programs that include virtual cards for meetings and a switch to Citi for…

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United Wants To Grow Its Clutch Of Alternative Distribution Options With NDC-Compliant Corporate Bundles For Concur Users

New York – United Airlines is working to begin pilot tests with multiple corporate clients of negotiated, “dynamic” fare bundles facilitated by New Distribution Capability-compliant…

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Incoming GBTA President Bhart Sarin: There Was More To Executive Director Replacement Than Met The Eye

If you’re like some of your peers in corporate travel management, you’re anxious about or even “mortified” by the leading industry association’s executive director and…

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TRM Firms Use Location-Based Messaging For Pro-Privacy ‘Tracking,’ Risk Mitigation

WorldAware expects next week to enable app messaging that pushes alerts to client employees based on where they turn up and allows organizations to see…

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Far Off For Business Travel Channels, Attribute-Based Shopping To Be A Hotel Website Reality This Year

Analysts and hoteliers including IHG are exploring a new way of selling rooms that also means a new way of shopping for them. It sounds…

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