Posted May 26, 2016
Jane Batio

INTERVIEW: CorpTrav President Jane Batio

After 32 years at CorpTrav Management Group, president Jane Batio will retire in early June. Though she will continue to advise the Chicago-area travel management company part time, Batio plans to "just enjoy life," spend more time with family and travel. She discussed CorpTrav's business and reflected on her career in a recent interview with The Beat editor-in-chief Jay Boehmer. Read More »
Posted September 16, 2014

The Beat Live: Don't Be Left Out (Of The Know)

Where will you get the year's most frank discussion on corporate travel technology and experience some of the industry's best networking? That's easy. A BIG easy. Read More »
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Posted September 10, 2014

Being Blunt: New Faces At The Beat Live's Buyers' Table

The Beat Live's annual airing of travel buyers' unabashed views of technology, suppliers and other topics has been a favorite session among attendees since its debut. Now in its fourth year, the always-lively Buyers' Table session features four new faces to The Beat Live community. Read More »
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Posted August 19, 2014
Michael Whitesage

INTERVIEW: Prism Founder Michael Whitesage

Two years after selling his firm to Sabre, Prism Group founder Michael Whitesage this month departed the company. Just don't call it a retirement. He recently caught up with The Beat's Jay Boehmer to talk about his latest pursuits and the company he's leaving behind. Read More »
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Posted August 11, 2014

Dan Ruch, Rocketrip

Business travel managers are focusing on the wrong triggers. Let's stop hovering a stick over our employees. When provided the right motivation in the form of a tangible benefit, employees will willing and enthusiastically exhibit compliant behavior. Read More »
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Posted August 11, 2014

The Beat Live Keynote Vote 2014

Click the links below (presented alphabetically) to see what each candidate in this year's Keynote Vote intends to discuss. All readers of The Beat should have received an email directing th... Read More »
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Posted April 30, 2014

Incoming BCD Travel CEO Snyder Focused On Growth, Tech Initiatives

BCD Travel's John Snyder on May 1 will become the company's CEO. Now serving as global president and COO, Snyder this week told The Beat about the travel management company's priorities, including new technologies, global expansion and talent management. Read More »
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Posted April 10, 2014
Elaine Osgood

INTERVIEW: Atlas Travel President And CEO Elaine Osgood

Atlas Travel this week announced it had opened a new London office to better serve U.K. and European clients as well as travelers from U.S. clients. It's the first major international foray on its own for Atlas, a BCD Travel affiliate since 1998. Read More »
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Posted April 2, 2014
Linda Kent

Interview: Pegasus Solutions Vice President Of Distribution Strategy Linda Kent

Pegasus Solutions in February hired hotel distribution veteran Linda Kent to lead its distribution strategies. Prior to joining Pegasus, Kent spent five years leading Wyndham Hotel Group's electronic distribution strategies, following a similar role with Starwood Hotels and Resorts for eight years and previous gigs with Sabre, Worldspan and Woodside Travel Management Systems. Kent spoke recently with The Beat's Michael B. Baker about her new position and the role of global distribution systems in a rapidly changing hotel distribution sphere. Read More »
Posted February 20, 2014
Mike Kubasik

INTERVIEW: Travel And Transport CIO Mike Kubasik

Travel and Transport chief information officer Mike Kubasik speaks about mobile app development, Travel and Transport's renewed look at big data and other travel technology topics. Read More »
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