Posted June 15, 2018
Rock Blanco

INTERVIEW: World Travel Inc. Chief Innovation Officer Rock Blanco

Corporate travel industry vet Rock Blanco this month joined World Travel Inc. as chief innovation officer. He caught up to discuss his new role. Read More »
Posted January 12, 2018

BEAT SHEET: Corporate Travel Outlook; Sabre's Court Costs; DOT Rule Backlash; Radius Activity

The Beat Sheet is an occasional collection of notes, quotes, musings, tips, reader comments and other tidbits from The Beat's writers. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted August 16, 2016

World Travel Becomes First Travel Company To Join Privacy Shield Data Protection Framework

Travel management company World Travel has become the first business in the travel sector to appear on the U.S. government's list of companies that have joined the European Union-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. U.S. companies adhering to Privacy Shield self-certify they are transferring personal data of European Union citizens to the United States in compliance with EU law. The European Commission approved the framework on July 12. It succeeds Safe Harbor, which the European Court of Justice ruled invalid in 2015. Read More »
Posted by: Amon Cohen | More by Amon Cohen
Posted February 5, 2015

World Travel, Inc. Leadership Shifts, But Strategy Stays Steady

World Travel, Inc. this week appointed president Liz Mandarino as its new CEO, succeeding 32-year vet, founding exec and now chairman Jim Wells. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted November 15, 2013

TravelSolutions By Campbell Among TMCs Opening Up On Concur Integration

TravelSolutions by Campbell is among the first travel management companies to achieve certification for Concur's TripLink application programming interface. According to Mike Koetting, Concur senior vice president for TMC services, that API is "the mechanism that the TMC uses to get the open booking data from Concur, and once that agency has that data, they can develop their own version of an agent desktop, which they would use to display that information." Campbell has done just that by building CampbellConnect, a proprietary XML-based system. Read More »
Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
Posted June 20, 2013

Frosch, World Travel Post Highest TMC Organic Growth Rates Among BTN Research Participants

Most travel management companies participating in the ARC-verified program of sharing transaction and sales data with Business Travel News showed further growth in 2012, though rates slowed from recent years. Putting aside those who grew by acquisition, tops on this list was Frosch International Trael with 11 percent more ARC air transactions than in 2011. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
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