Posted October 27, 2016
Dara Khosrowshahi

INTERVIEW: Expedia Inc. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

In a keynote address on innovation at The Beat Live last week, Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi discussed how the pace of innovation is accelerating, how experimentation and collaboration nurture innovation and how "perfect is the enemy of innovation." Along with that, he shared a philosophy on the virtue of making "small bets" in various areas versus making "big bets" in one or two. Following his address, Khosrowshahi took the stage to field questions on innovation, the corporate travel market and Expedia's bets—big and small—in travel. Read More »
Posted October 19, 2016

The Beat Readers' Choice Awards: Delta Tops Airlines, CWT Leads TMCs

Readers of The Beat chose Delta Air Lines as the Most Admired Airline as well as Supplier of the Year, two honors the carrier has been awarded for five consecutive years. Read More »
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Posted October 19, 2016

Deem Buys Hotel Sentiment Engine Olset

Deem has acquired hotel travel technology provider Olset, Deem president and COO John Rizzo announced today during The Beat Live conference in Chicago. Read More »
Posted by: Julie Sickel | More by Julie Sickel
Posted September 19, 2016

Time Is Running Out To Register For The Beat Live

The Beat Live is one month away. Register now to join other industry influencers at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile from Oct. 18 to 20. Read More »
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Posted September 9, 2016

Don't Forget To Register For The Beat Live

Don't forget to register for The Beat Live, Oct. 18 to 20 at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile. Read More »
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Posted August 31, 2016

TClara's Gillespie Wins The Beat Live Keynote Vote

The readers of The Beat chose tClara managing partner Scott Gillespie to deliver a keynote address at The Beat Live, taking place at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile from Oct. 18 to 20. Read More »
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Posted August 24, 2016

The Beat Live Agenda Now Posted

We are proud to present the agenda for The Beat Live, taking place at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile from Oct. 18 to 20. Read More »
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Posted August 10, 2016

Let The Voting Begin: Keynote Submissions Are In For The Beat Live

Your feedback will determine one keynote speaker, identify the recipients of our annual Readers' Choice awards and formulate questions for the industry influencers taking the stage at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile from Oct. 18 to 20. Read More »
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Posted October 15, 2015

TMCs, Technologists Grapple With Mobile Future

Arlington, Va. – Four C-level executives in corporate travel bestrode the stage at The Beat Live conference here last month to discuss corporate mobile solutions—and promptly contested what should be included on a travel app today, what should go on it tomorrow and where clients should source mobile applications. Read More »
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Posted October 8, 2015
John Snyder

INTERVIEW: BCD Travel CEO John Snyder

Arlington, Va. – Since becoming president and CEO of BCD Travel last year, 20-plus-year company vet John Snyder has overseen the mega travel management company's strategic, commercial, financial and operational direction. Last week, he sat down with David Meyer, editorial director of The BTN Group, which publishes The Beat, at The Beat Live conference here to address consolidation, client pricing, the competitive set, Lufthansa and technology investment strategy. A condensed and edited transcript of that on-stage interview follows. Read More »
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