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Another GBTA Board Member Resigns

Altour senior vice president of sales Doug Payne on Tuesday evening became the second member of GBTA’s board of directors to confirm their resignation amid…

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Dee Runyan Joins Andy Menkes In Reconstituted Consultancy

Industry vet Andy Menkes left BCD Travel and restarted Partnership Travel Consulting. He founded the firm in 2001 and deactivated it in 2018 when he…

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American Airlines Condemns Alleged Solombrino Behavior; Boeing’s GBTA Board Member Resigns

Joining other industry participants, American Airlines on Monday voiced its concerns about comments written by GBTA CEO Scott Solombrino. GBTA board member Kathy Briski, meanwhile,…

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GBTA Puts CEO Scott Solombrino On Leave

The Global Business Travel Association board of directors on Saturday morning announced that it placed CEO Scott Solombrino on administrative leave. The organization said it…

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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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Delta Considers Barring Flyers Who Violate Face Mask Rule

A Delta executive during a Wednesday webinar suggested that if a passenger tries to show their face at the wrong time on a flight, it…

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Op Ed: Sam Hilgendorf On Travel Management Company Business Model Resiliency

Among the effects of the Covid-19 crisis is more dialogue about the efficacy of the prevailing transaction fee pricing structure used by travel management companies….

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