Posted in Negotiating Risk Suppliers Sustainability

Reporter’s Notebook: Feds On Health Passports, Buyers On TMC Services, Hotel Sourcing Strategies, Going Green In Lodging

Today’s industry dialogue is all about how and when business travel comes back. A big part of the how is making travelers feel confident and…

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Posted in Productivity Risk

Think Covid’s Messed Up Your Travel Plans? Try Getting Into China.

Originally published on March 21, this article by Sui-Lee Wee and Keith Bradsher of The New York Times is shared here with permission as part…

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Posted in Suppliers

Updating Assessments Of CWT’s Debt, Fitch Ratings Says Business Travel Will ‘Somewhat Normalize’ By 2024

As it published an evaluation of CWT’s creditworthiness, Fitch Ratings on Thursday said the travel management company had “limited financial flexibility” and “a level of…

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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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Posted in Distribution Policy Productivity

The Pandemic Slowed Growth In Online Booking Adoption

The share of business travel bookings made online by travelers relative to phone or email with an agent fell for many entities in 2020. It…

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Vaccine Passports, Covid’s Next Political Flashpoint

Max Fisher is a New York-based international reporter and columnist who has reported from five continents on conflict, diplomacy, social change and other topics. Matina…

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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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