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Special Purpose Acquisition Companies Line Up To Take Advantage Of Travel Industry Reset

Who would buy into the travel industry right now? Some are betting on the public. American Express Global Business Travel chair Greg O’Hara, Teplis Travel…

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Another GBTA Board Member Resigns

Altour senior vice president of sales Doug Payne on Tuesday evening became the second member of GBTA’s board of directors to confirm their resignation amid…

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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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The Future Of Travel Management Companies: Part One, Staffing

“Green shoots” are nice but transaction counts for most travel management companies as of last week remained between 3 percent and 15 percent of last…

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Credit Rating Agencies Highlight Uncertainty, Forecast Travel Revenues Next Year To Trail 2019 Mark

Analysts at Fitch Ratings expect business travel volumes to return to pre-pandemic levels around 2023 or 2024 following a “moderate recovery in travel demand beginning…

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Big TMCs Hire Familiar Lobbyist As Public Policy Encroaches, Uncertainty Persists

American Express Global Business Travel, BCD Travel and other large travel management companies banded together and engaged Monument Advocacy, a Washington lobby group. They want…

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Beyond Contingency: Deep Corporate Travel Cuts Hit Business Outcomes

Travel suppliers are reeling from the coronavirus outbreak. Many executives feel the reaction is overblown, but there’s not much they can do. Industry professionals are…

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