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Reporter’s Notebook: Feds On Health Passports, Buyers On TMC Services, Hotel Sourcing Strategies, Going Green In Lodging

Today’s industry dialogue is all about how and when business travel comes back. A big part of the how is making travelers feel confident and…

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Posted in Careers Productivity Risk

The State Of Globalization In 2021

Steven A. Altman is the director of the DHL Initiative on Globalization at NYU Stern’s Center for the Future of Management, where Phillip Bastian is…

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Posted in Productivity Risk

Think Covid’s Messed Up Your Travel Plans? Try Getting Into China.

Originally published on March 21, this article by Sui-Lee Wee and Keith Bradsher of The New York Times is shared here with permission as part…

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Posted in Risk

Experts Warn About Hotel Security Job Cuts, Offer Risk Advice

The pandemic has the lodging industry focused on combating Covid-19, but pre-existing safety and security threats never went away. Corporate travel and risk managers need…

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Posted in Distribution Productivity Suppliers

Ticket Asset Management Represents Billions In Risk And Value

The pandemic forced BCD Travel to manage nearly half a billion dollars worth of unused, nonrefundable tickets during the year ending last month. During the…

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Posted in Careers Productivity

Seventeen Reasons To Let The Economic Optimism Begin

Neil Irwin is a senior economics correspondent for The New York Times, where he writes for The Upshot, a site for analysis of politics, economics…

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Posted in Distribution Policy Productivity

The Pandemic Slowed Growth In Online Booking Adoption

The share of business travel bookings made online by travelers relative to phone or email with an agent fell for many entities in 2020. It…

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