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Special Purpose Acquisition Companies Line Up To Take Advantage Of Travel Industry Reset

Who would buy into the travel industry right now? Some are betting on the public. American Express Global Business Travel chair Greg O’Hara, Teplis Travel…

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Posted in Payment Policy Risk

Reporter’s Notebook: Communication Breakdowns, Policy Leakage, Virtual Pay, Government (In)action

With no one conducting in-person corporate events, the industry calendar is filled with webinars and other virtual programming. No one can listen to it all….

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Posted in Risk Suppliers

Altour Designs Health And Safety Hotline For SMEs

Altour launched a health and safety hotline for companies without in-house or third-party travel risk management expertise. The 24/7 service is available to Altour client…

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Companies May Not Be Liable For Business Travel-Related Covid Cases, But Who Wants To Get Sued To Find Out?

Trade groups want travel companies to get immunity from Covid-related liability. Senate Republicans are pushing for liability limits for businesses, healthcare entities and academic institutions….

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Posted in Productivity Service Suppliers

The Future Of Travel Management Companies: Part Three, Emerging Leaner

Travel management companies are trying to make the most of a time when bookings remain feeble. In addition to staff right-sizing, relocating and retraining, some…

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Posted in Negotiating Risk Suppliers

Hotel Cleanliness: Making Sense Of Certifications And Brand Initiatives

Buyers may or may not issue formal RFPs for next year’s hotel rates, but most will look for assurances that properties are safe. There’s an…

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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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