Posted November 14, 2016
Bill Brindle

INTERVIEW: HRG Chief Information Officer Bill Brindle

"The current model is going to change." So says HRG chief information officer Bill Brindle, who should know. He addressed British Airways’ New Distribution Capability conference in London last month, and has supported its client, Volkswagen, which has established a direct connection to Lufthansa (as has Siemens). Brindle spoke with The Beat contributing editor Amon Cohen about why emerging alternative distribution channels present huge opportunities but need to become as robust as more established technologies. Read More »
Posted March 22, 2016

HRG's Brindle Talks Distribution's Evolution, Connecting With Lufthansa

With an acknowledgment that "distribution evolves," Hogg Robinson Group chief information officer Bill Brindle discussed how the TMC is treading slowly with accessing the Lufthansa Group's direct connect. This month, the airline company announced that the travel management company was among a few third-party sellers agreeing to do so. Read More »
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Posted April 5, 2011

Any GDS Can Be Just Another Connection

In response to Monday's announcement about Expedia and American Airlines coming to terms on a Direct Connect solution to be powered by a GDS aggregation technology, at least one commentator seems certain that GDS is not Travelport. But just because AA and Travelport are battling in court, and Travelport continues enticing Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted June 16, 2009 - New York City

INTERVIEW: HRG Tech Head Bill Brindle

Jay Campbell this month checked in with Hogg Robinson Group business technology and distribution director Bill Brindle for an update Read More »
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