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Reporter’s Notebook: Indebted Airlines, Return To Travel Plans, Value Of TMCs And OBTs, Invisible Spend, Hotel Distribution, Digital Nomads

A “face-to-face” community continues to make do with virtual events for sharing insight. Among the freshest commentary, SAP Concur’s Travel Industry Summit on Thursday delivered…

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CWT’s Ekert: Demand Is Tricky But Investment Priorities Must Include Innovation

Like all travel management companies, CWT has had a grueling year. It’s expecting more of the same until there’s a vaccine or an appreciable return…

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TAMS Seeks Non-Profit Status At Turbulent Time For Industry Associations

It should have been a year in which corporate travel’s non-profits rose to the occasion to help a wrecked profession. Instead, ACTE is dead, and…

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New TMC Founder Eyes A Women-Focused Company Incubator

Who would start a travel management company in the midst of a pandemic? Lisa Simpkins is a former global travel manager for ITT and others,…

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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…

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Op Ed: Danny Eldridge On Travel Management Companies’ Time

Danny Eldridge is CEO of ServeVita, a software integration firm that works closely with the likes of Unit4 and Sabre. In this guest post, he…

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The Future Of Travel Management Companies: Part Four, Pricing Comes To Jesus

People called for a restructuring of travel management company pricing for years before the pandemic; now, some call it urgent. Stopgaps are in place in…

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