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Companies May Not Be Liable For Business Travel-Related Covid Cases, But Who Wants To Get Sued To Find Out?

Trade groups want travel companies to get immunity from Covid-related liability. Senate Republicans are pushing for liability limits for businesses, healthcare entities and academic institutions….

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Posted in Risk Suppliers

Corporate Travel Sentiments Deteriorate

Airlines, hotels and other travel suppliers this summer began piecing back their operations, but if recent surveys are indicators, they shouldn’t expect much corporate travel…

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Posted in Negotiating Risk Suppliers

Hotel Cleanliness: Making Sense Of Certifications And Brand Initiatives

Buyers may or may not issue formal RFPs for next year’s hotel rates, but most will look for assurances that properties are safe. There’s an…

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CWT Restructures Debt, Arranges For $250M In New Liquidity

CWT last week announced its intention to secure $250 million of new liquidity, including a $125 million injection by primary shareholder Carlson Inc. The restructuring…

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Posted in Productivity Risk Suppliers

Op Ed: Mark McSpadden On Creating Confidence Amid An Uncertain Future

Mark McSpadden is vice president of global product strategy and digital experience for American Express Global Business Travel. He’s also a road warrior ruminating on…

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Posted in Careers

ACTE Shuts Down

After announcing a temporary suspension of physical operations, the Association of Corporate Travel Executives on Wednesday revealed that it would be no more. “It is…

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Sources: Frosch Buys CorpTrav In A Sign Of The Times

No surprise here: Travel management companies are consolidating. The No. 14 company on Travel Weekly’s 2020 list of top leisure and corporate agencies, Houston-based Frosch…

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