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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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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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With Support Wilting, Solombrino Apologizes And GBTA Board Hires Trusted Legal Partner To Investigate New Allegations

Readers, please note our Disclosure about conflicts of interest at the bottom of this article. The GBTA board of directors asked law firm Polsinelli to…

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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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GBTA CEO Solombrino Insults Colorado’s Governor, Tells Staff They’ll Be Fired If They Publicly Discuss Apparently Foiled November Convention Plan

Readers, please note our Disclosure about conflicts of interest at the bottom of this article. Amid dwindling chances of holding this year’s Global Business Travel…

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As Companies Get Creative With Pre-Trip Communications, Discovery Moves Guidance To The Front End With Shep

Businesses shouldn’t send travelers out in today’s world without proper guidance. Ideally, communications feature in the planning and booking process. They could be part and…

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