Posted February 11, 2016

As U.S. And EU Negotiate New Data Protection Pact, Compliance Questions Linger

German travel managers’ association VDR is advising members to ensure that personal data sent to the United States by travel service providers is covered by European Union standard contractual clauses or binding corporate rules. The advice comes as EU and U.S. negotiators continue to thrash out a new agreement on data protection. Last week, the two sides announced they are creating a framework dubbed Privacy Shield to replace the less stringent Safe Harbor protections the European Court of Justice invalidated in October. Read More »
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Posted December 11, 2015

As Travelport Ups Stake, Locomote Eyes Global Expansion

Travelport is priming Australia-based corporate travel management platform Locomote to expand into the United States and other regions. The global distribution system operator recently raised its stake to majority ownership, placed its CFO as chair of Locomote's board and granted one of its own as Locomote's incoming CEO. Read More »
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Posted February 5, 2015

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Posted January 30, 2010
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Posted January 19, 2010
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Posted July 23, 2009

Meeting Destinations: Perception Versus Reality

A  July 22nd Wall Street Journal article revealed that some U.S. government agencies are putting cities like Orlando, Las Vegas and Reno on informal blacklists as meetings destinations. Apparently, these are too vacation- and spa-like, and some government planners instead are being directed to more 'buttoned-down' cities that meet three criteria -- those that are in a travel hub, are low in cost and are in a non-resort location, according to the story. Read More »

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Posted February 26, 2009
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Posted February 6, 2009
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