Suppliers

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Dispatch 9

Reaction: Responding to Scott Gillespie’s Op Ed on how today’s corporate travel market demands “long-sighted travel policies” prioritizing value and sustainability over traditional cost-cutting, readers generally agreed with the need for change. Microsoft’s Eric Bailey echoed the goal of reducing emissions and minimizing low-value trips but suggested different methods. He recommended carbon taxes and budget…

BCD Travel Denies Discrimination Allegations, Countersues In Blough Case

BCD Travel on Tuesday responded in federal court to Trudy Blough’s complaint, denying many allegations and providing some supporting details. In an apparent departure from how the company dealt with a similar discrimination suit by another senior female sales leader, which did not reach trial, it also countersued. In the new filing, BCD denied claims…

Ex-Exec Sues BCD Travel For Gender Discrimination, Contract Breach

Former BCD Travel vice president of global sales Trudy Blough sued the company, alleging breach of contract and violations of the Civil Rights Act and Equal Pay Act. Currently a global sales director for American Express Global Business Travel, Blough worked at BCD Travel from 2012 and was promoted to VP in 2018. According to…

With Finance Picture Brightening, CWT Brings Back Koetting

CWT confirmed it hired Mike Koetting, who retired in early 2022 from SAP Concur after more than 11 years there. Meanwhile, Fitch Ratings on Monday said it expected CWT to get back to positive free cash flow next year. Koetting rejoined the travel management company last month as chief transformation officer, reporting to CWT president…

Dispatch 7

On the boards of a set of 14 business travel suppliers tracked by The Company Dime, female representation doubled between 2012 and 2023 to 30 percent. One of them has a woman serving as chair, the same number in that role among the group as in 2017 and 2012. The number of female CEOs in…

Expensify Stakes A Lot On New Expense Management Approach

A top choice for expense software, especially among small and midsized enterprises, Expensify has always wanted to be something more. Its founder and CEO is not afraid to take risks. In the face of strong headwinds 15 years after its inception, Expensify is putting a lot on the line with its latest concept for expensing. …

New Hilton SME Program Highlights Supplier-Intermediary Clash

Corporate travel agencies and tech firms concerned about competition from suppliers won’t find comfort in the latest business travel moves from Hilton Worldwide.  Last month, the company announced it would launch by early next year a program offering discounted rates, company loyalty points and program management tools to small and medium-sized enterprises booking on its…

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