Posted February 9, 2017

More TMCs Certify Under EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

More than half a dozen travel management companies have certified under the European Union-U.S. Privacy Shield framework since the program went live last summer. Read More »
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Posted February 1, 2017

CWT CEO Ekert Talks Strategy, Tech Investment, Hotel Solutions And Cuts

Last April, Carlson Wagonlit Travel appointed Travelport vet Kurt Ekert as CEO. After nine months on the job, he has retooled the organization, including a revamped executive team, and embarked on a refreshed strategy. Read More »
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Posted October 26, 2015

COMMENT: CWT's Nicholas Vournakis On Disruption And Collaboration

The Beat's readers selected Carlson Wagonlit Travel ‎senior vice president of global marketing Nicholas Vournakis' pitch over 11 others, voting for him to deliver his keynote address on disruption and collaboration at The Beat Live conference in Arlington, Va. A condensed and edited transcript of his remarks, delivered late last month, follows. Read More »
Posted August 19, 2014
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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 July 3, 2014

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Posted June 19, 2014

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Posted June 16, 2014

Opening Pandora's Box: Assessing TMC Data Security

Some corporations increasingly are concerned about how travel management companies and other service providers protect their data. They worry about complying with data privacy regulations for employees (especially in Europe) and publicity around data hacks at numerous companies. Some travel professionals interviewed by The Beat noted that some European companies, particularly in Germany and Switzerland, object to their data being housed in the United States. Read More »
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Posted July 30, 2013

Prime Numbers Replacing Travel GPA, Exploring Tech For Contract Negotiations

Prime Numbers Technology expects by September to sunset its original product, Travel GPA, in favor of Prime Analytics, a new data analytics and business intelligence product in development since ... Read More »
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Posted June 26, 2013

Data Intelligence, Personalization Top Airline IT Priorities

Data is king, and airlines en masse are bowing down as subjects. That's a key takeaway from a survey released last week by SITA and Airline Business that examined IT investments among carriers large and small. Read More »
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Posted January 28, 2013

Deloitte Survey On Loyalty Hard To Believe

Some surveys are downright hard to believe. Deloitte recently conducted a survey asking people if they were loyal to a specific airline or hotel. The results are so surprising to me they are not belie... Read More »
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