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Airlines Say It’s Safe To Fly, Travelers Are Skeptical — Who’s Right?

By Kelly Yamanouchi of the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments….

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Posted in Careers Negotiating Risk Suppliers

Reporter’s Notebook: Corporate Travel Managers Discuss Changed Responsibilities, Altered Supplier Relationships And Added Value

Already a profession with a varied set of responsibilities, corporate travel management evolved with the pandemic’s onset. Creating or maintaining relationships with other internal departments…

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Posted in Negotiating Policy Suppliers

Ditching Change Fees Has Big Implications For Corporate Travel Management

The elimination of change fees by Alaska, American, Delta and United is good news for business travelers and corporate travel programs. It also generates new…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Flight Centre Buys WhereTo, A Booking Tool Used By Walmart

Flight Centre Travel Group acquired WhereTo, a travel booking software provider used by businesses including Walmart. The parties didn’t disclose terms of the deal, which…

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With Support Wilting, Solombrino Apologizes And GBTA Board Hires Trusted Legal Partner To Investigate New Allegations

Readers, please note our Disclosure about conflicts of interest at the bottom of this article. The GBTA board of directors asked law firm Polsinelli to…

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World Travel Inc. Builds Real-Time Load Factors Into New Disruption Management Platform

Airlines say they are limiting the number of passengers on flights in an effort to maintain social distancing. Anecdotally, though, plenty of flights are full….

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Despite Flaws, Physical Health Screenings Are Now A Business Travel Reality

Many companies are checking temperatures before employees enter facilities. The federal government and some states recommended the procedure to help businesses reopen. Thermal scanning also…

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