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Reporter’s Notebook: Reviewing Job Performance During Covid, Coordinating Travel Mgmt. And Security, Reconsidering Corp. Airline Deals, Pursuing Testing Standards

This autumn isn’t panning out the way many of us expected. Business travel hasn’t bounced back, and in-person industry education is non-existent. Fortunately, virtual forums…

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Trial For Transmitting International Travelers’ Covid Test Results To Start This Week

A pilot program for transmitting certified Covid test results to smooth over international air travel hiccups will kick off this week for Cathay Pacific’s Hong…

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Posted in Careers Distribution Methods

TAMS Seeks Non-Profit Status At Turbulent Time For Industry Associations

It should have been a year in which corporate travel’s non-profits rose to the occasion to help a wrecked profession. Instead, ACTE is dead, and…

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Posted in Sustainability

Corporates Care About Managing Environmental Impact And There’s No Time Like The Present

Three in four European corporate travel decision makers polled early this year agreed that changes were needed to address sustainability in business travel, but only…

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Posted in Distribution Risk Suppliers

American Express GBT CEO Abbott: Fee Basis For Client Contracts Under Review

A common topic in corporate travel circles these last couple months is the resiliency of the predominant fee model for travel management company services. The…

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Stealthy Firm Plans Real-Time Driver Safety Audits, But Will There Be A Need?

How closely should companies watch who is driving their people around? Execs needing to reduce risk use chauffeured services that outline data privacy, insurance and…

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University Plans Rare Corporate Travel Management Curriculum

[UPDATE, March 7, 2018: We published new information about this topic here.] Metropolitan State University of Denver next year will offer corporate travel management education,…

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