Liability risks will force some companies to use strict pre-trip approval and booking channel policies for the foreseeable future, according to CWT president and CEO Kurt Ekert.

"This is not leisure travel, where the consumer is making a decision for their individual pleasure," said Ekert last week during a Teleconference. "If you're asking somebody to travel on behalf of the company, you as the employer are accepting liability for the decisions they're making. And now you have the potential for employer liability around . . .

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