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ACTE, Too, Finds Its New Leader From Within

Just like its larger rival, the Association of Corporate Travel Executives named an insider to fill a vacant executive director position. Current ACTE president and…

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Incoming GBTA President Bhart Sarin: There Was More To Executive Director Replacement Than Met The Eye

If you’re like some of your peers in corporate travel management, you’re anxious about or even “mortified” by the leading industry association’s executive director and…

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GBTA’s Solombrino To Detractors: Give Me A Chance

With Mike McCormick declining to pursue a new contract as Global Business Travel Association executive director and COO, the group appointed board fixture Scott Solombrino…

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GBTA Impels Local Groups To Become Full-Fledged Chapters, Ditches ‘Affiliate’ Level

Affiliates of the Global Business Travel Association have until Jan. 1 to decide to either become full-fledged GBTA chapters or sever ties. The large groups…

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Experts: It’s High Time For Travel Buyers To Understand NDC

According to announcements from around the industry, next year will be a big one for NDC. As airlines push forward on plans to differentiate content…

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GBTA’s McCormick: Creating Conference Content Should Be ‘Like Church And State’

It was a remarkable rebuke. During the Global Business Travel Association convention in August, one of the association’s board members chastised a seminar speaker mid-session…

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Travel Management On The ‘Precipice’ Of Better Using Data For Improved Traveler Experience

A research paper released last week called for corporations to put more focus on measuring trip friction, success rates, and recruitment, retention and attrition. While survey…

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