Travelport’s Webb: Prior Management Was ‘Picking Around The Edges Without Solving The Bigger Issue’ Of Consolidating Tech

After Travelport declined to comment for a Jan. 22 article about rationalizing its core systems, the company's board approved funding for that purpose. Travelport then made its CEO available to industry media. Asked last week what he meant by some comments in the published interviews, Greg Webb threw his predecessors under the bus.

According to a Feb. 10 PhocusWire article, Webb said he did not plan to continue running Apollo, Galileo and Worldspan "separately." Instead, the company would move to a "next-gen . . .

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Jay Campbell

Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them with Business Travel News. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.
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