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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Travel Again Gathers 19 Groups To Unify Business Travel’s Voice

The Travel Again initiative is gaining steam as travel industry associations endorse its framework for recovery. Meeting Professionals International in February and the National Limousine…

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More Travel Management Company Consolidation Is Coming And If Past Is Precedent, Most Clients Will Be Fine (Audio)

Travel management company owners who sell their companies in the near future will be fortunate to get half of what they could have earned pre-Covid,…

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Army Goes To BCD Travel, Pending CWTSato Appeal

[UPDATE, April 27, 2021: The U.S. Government Accountability Office on April 15 denied a CWT protest of the decision.] The massive continental U.S. portion of…

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ARC Notes Positive Booking Trends But Preps For Closures At Up To One In Four Travel Management Company Locations (Audio)

Tickets issued by corporate travel agencies last week were down 85.7 percent year over year. It was a slight improvement on the week before, continuing…

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Reporter’s Notebook: Communication Breakdowns, Policy Leakage, Virtual Pay, Government (In)action

With no one conducting in-person corporate events, the industry calendar is filled with webinars and other virtual programming. No one can listen to it all….

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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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