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Service Providers See Growing Interest In Travel Manager Outsourcing

Travel manager outsourcing is getting more attention among some service providers. Representatives from travel management companies and independent consultants gave a few reasons for more…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating

GBTA Aviation Committee Looks Beyond RFPs

San Diego – In 2016, the Global Business Travel Association’s aviation committee produced a new airline RFP template. It introduced a standardized format for quantifying…

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Posted in Methods Policy

Corporate Travel Managers Take Noncompliance Into Their Own Touchy Feely Hands

San Diego – One of the hot topics at this month’s Global Business Travel Association convention was nothing new: booking channel noncompliance. Less elegantly called…

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GBTA Convention Highlights Push For ‘Omni-Channel’ Airline Distribution

San Diego – Participants at last week’s Global Business Travel Association convention showed a stronger spirit of collaboration on alternative airline distribution than in years…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

A Few Minutes With CWT CEO Kurt Ekert

San Diego – During the Global Business Travel Association convention here this week, Jay Campbell interviewed Carlson Wagonlit Travel chief executive officer Kurt Ekert about…

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American Express Global Business Travel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel Join Amadeus NDC Program

American Express Global Business Travel and Carlson Wagonlit Travel partnered with Amadeus for its NDC-X program. The two global travel management companies will work with the…

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Sabre Signs AA, American Express GBT, CWT And Flight Centre To Build Out NDC Workflows

American Airlines, American Express Global Business Travel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Flight Centre Travel Group joined with Sabre to develop, integrate and test New Distribution Capability-enabled offers…

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