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Caitlin Gomez Parlays GBTA Ladders, Winit Experience Into A New Group For Women In Business: The Lasso

New York — A business travel executive’s new women’s group will hold its first monthly meeting here Thursday. The organization will offer participating women a…

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Posted in Negotiating Service Suppliers

Complexity In Ground Transport Gives Rise To Outsourced Management

Longtime ground transportation tech integrator Groundspan recently created a side business out of helping clients source suppliers and keep them honest. It’s no wonder there…

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Posted in Productivity Service Suppliers

To Make A Virtual Agent, IBM Says, Put The Conversation Before The Device

IBM isn’t interested in building a booking engine, but its researchers are working to help business travelers with the post-booking trip experience. The tech giant…

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Another GBTA Chapter Is Under Investigation

The Global Business Travel Association is investigating possible accounting irregularities at its Denver-based chapter. “GBTA currently is working to understand and address concerns associated with…

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GBTA’s Ohio Chapter Seeks Investigation Of Former Treasurer For ‘Account Activity That Raised Questions’

The Ohio Valley chapter of the Global Business Travel Association this year asked a county prosecutor to investigate what GBTA called questionable bookkeeping by former…

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As Associations Explore Virtual Payment Standards, Providers Push Solutions

Corporate travel players continue to smooth out the seams in virtual payment use, especially at hotel check-in where confusion remains commonplace. Sabre is testing the…

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Managers Use Many Methods For Business Traveler Engagement

Chicago — When $630 million accounting and consulting firm Baker Tilly about six years ago attempted a “soft” travel program rollout, it didn’t really work….

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