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EmpireCLS Teams With Hip Shuttle Tech Firm For Return-To-Office Service, Joins Other Ground Operators In Opening New Business Lines

Chauffeured car operator EmpireCLS for the first time will offer corporate shuttles for commuting. Part of a tie-up with tech firm Hip, the service meets…

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Op Ed: Scott Gillespie On The Surprisingly Strong Case For Meeting In Person

Industry provocateur Scott Gillespie of tClara poses the question, “Why travel for business?” To help answer that, tClara between Aug. 17 and Oct. 12 surveyed…

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Posted in Careers Negotiating Risk Suppliers

Reporter’s Notebook: Reviewing Job Performance During Covid, Coordinating Travel Mgmt. And Security, Reconsidering Corp. Airline Deals, Pursuing Testing Standards

This autumn isn’t panning out the way many of us expected. Business travel hasn’t bounced back, and in-person industry education is non-existent. Fortunately, virtual forums…

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A Dose Of Optimism, As The Pandemic Rages On

By Donald G. McNeil Jr., a science reporter covering epidemics and diseases of the world’s poor. He joined The New York Times in 1976, and…

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For These Three Travel Managers, Value To Their Organizations Took Off In The Pandemic (Audio)

Along with travelers and budget holders, corporate travel managers hold the keys to business travel industry recovery. Among three companies represented on a Sept. 24…

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Trial For Transmitting International Travelers’ Covid Test Results To Start This Week

A pilot program for transmitting certified Covid test results to smooth over international air travel hiccups will kick off this week for Cathay Pacific’s Hong…

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American Express Global Business Travel To Buy 30SecondsToFly

American Express Global Business Travel is nearing an agreement to acquire 30SecondsToFly, a chatbot-maker serving travel management companies. The 30SecondsToFly engineering team would join the…

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