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Op Ed: Mark McSpadden On Creating Confidence Amid An Uncertain Future

Mark McSpadden is vice president of global product strategy and digital experience for American Express Global Business Travel. He’s also a road warrior ruminating on…

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American Express Global Business Travel Builds A Public ‘Know Before You Go’ Site

One of the biggest challenges for travel program managers right now is helping business travelers understand what to expect on the road. The information is…

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Third Parties Lend A ‘Touchless’ Hand To Dining While Traveling

If you thought traveling in the era of Covid-19 was hard, try eating while traveling. First of all, which restaurants are open? Businesses are asking…

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The Future Of Travel Management Companies: Part One, Staffing

“Green shoots” are nice but transaction counts for most travel management companies as of last week remained between 3 percent and 15 percent of last…

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Plumbers And Priests? Farmers And Hunters? Profession Ponders ‘Essential’ Business Travel

What’s “essential” business travel? The corporate travel profession has always struggled with this and the answers have changed over time. Some organizations traditionally defined it…

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Deem Signs Former GetThere Clients Apple, Toyota For Online Booking Technology

Deem picked up online booking contracts with Apple and Toyota — big wins for a company that’s had plenty of ups and downs.  Acquired by…

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Co-Founded By Former Concur Salespeople, Business Development Accelerator PartnerTap Gains Traction With Travel Management Companies

This one goes out to the suppliers and intermediaries in the audience.  Business development is always important, but especially now. Say you’re a travel management…

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