Posted April 11, 2017

Direct Travel's Largest Deal Yet Shows Global Ambitions

Announcing a merger agreement Monday, U.S.-based travel management company Direct Travel and Canada's Vision Travel took "the first step towards a shared strategy to build a global company." Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted December 18, 2014
Gregg Saretsky

Interview: WestJet President And CEO Gregg Saretsky

WestJet during the past few years has undergone a number of changes, including introducing its Encore regional service, becoming a UATP issuer and, most recently, adding a first-checked-bag fee for its lowest fares. Read More »
Posted March 26, 2013

HRG Wins End-To-End Canadian Government Account

Hogg Robinson Group last week won a seven-year, CAD$211 million (US$206 million) contract with the government of Canada for travel, booking, payment and expense management services. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted January 7, 2013

Another Canadian TMC Enlists Travelport For Air Canada Access

Toronto-based TTI Travel has agreed to convert to Travelport's Apollo from Sabre for its global distribution system needs, partly because of Travelport's Agencia program with Air Canada. It's at least the second Canadian travel management company to do so of late. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell with reporting by Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Campbell
Posted March 3, 2011

INTERVIEW: ARTA's Bruce Bishins

The Beat's Jay Boehmer speaks with Association of Retail Travel Agents managing director and ARTA Canada president and CEO Bruce Bishins about his association's stance on airline direct-connect strategies. Read More »
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