Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Sabre Thinks About Applying For Government Lending

Sabre is considering applying for federal relief, which would require it to agree to partial government ownership and constraints on payments to shareholders and certain…

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Posted in Policy Reporting Risk

Coronavirus Exposes Weaknesses In Business Traveler Tracking

It’s unfortunate when an event requires an emergency review of tracking systems so employers can help business travelers out of harm’s way. Worse yet is…

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Posted in Careers

‘Hope And Help’ Here

Travel industry professionals not dealing with immediate health issues for themselves or their loved ones are nonetheless leading an uncomfortable existence. Many are natural networkers…

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Posted in Careers Culture

Op Ed: Frank Morogiello On Connectedness And Leadership

Strong leadership skills are never more important than during a crisis, and that includes staying connected with the people who make up an organization. First…

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CWT Parent’s Debt Rating Falls Amid Uncertainty, Demand Crunch

Moody’s Investors Service last week issued a detailed update of its March 12 downgrade on the debt rating for Carlson Travel Inc., owner of CWT….

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Posted in Careers Risk

GBTA Throws Its Lot In With ASTA, Ground Transport Groups To Seek Relief

The Global Business Travel Association lent its support to the American Society of Travel Advisors as industry groups press Washington for financial aid. Some individual…

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Christopherson Business Travel Cuts Half Of Staff As Travel Industry Staggers

[UPDATE, March 19, 2020: Christopherson Business Travel provided additional details on the cost cuts. The company let go half of 270 employees. “Our plan is…

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