Posted in Productivity Service Suppliers

The Future Of Travel Management Companies: Part Three, Emerging Leaner

Travel management companies are trying to make the most of a time when bookings remain feeble. In addition to staff right-sizing, relocating and retraining, some…

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Posted in Distribution Risk Suppliers

Hotel Cleanliness: Know Before You Book, And Maybe While You’re There

Hotels are taking hygiene very seriously. Instilling confidence is the top strategic challenge, but the practicalities are difficult. One is getting the specifics of new…

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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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Posted in Careers

GBTA Seeks ‘Reset’ Through Third-Party Review Of Governance

The Global Business Travel Association’s board has authorized a “thorough and independent third-party review and audit of GBTA to recommend improvements for the association’s governance…

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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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GBTA Appoints Dave Hilfman As Interim CEO

The Global Business Travel Association named Dave Hilfman as interim CEO, replacing the embattled Scott Solombrino. It would be difficult to come up with a…

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Could Board Vacancies Lead To A More Global GBTA?

Amid calls for more members of GBTA’s board to step down, it’s interesting to contemplate what happens to open seats. It’s possible that the choice…

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