Posted September 29, 2011 - Las Vegas
Mike Premo

INTERVIEW: ARC President And CEO Mike Premo

The Beat founder Jay Campbell and members of The Beat Live audience here last week interviewed ARC president and CEO Mike Premo. An excerpt of Premo's comments on a number of topics follows.

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Posted September 8, 2011
Erik Mueller

INTERVIEW: Tech Exec Erik Mueller Of Grasp Technologies

President of Grasp Erik Mueller last month spoke with The Beat's Jay Campbell about his firm--originally Graphic Reporting And Statistics Program--as well as technology trends, standards and alternative connections. Read More »
Posted August 29, 2011
Tom Klein

INTERVIEW: Sabre Holdings President Tom Klein

The fate of the full-content agreement between American Airlines and Sabre Travel Network remains uncertain as yet another court delay a week ago drove the parties to extend to their existing deal to Oct. 1. Many think the companies will just figure out a segment-fee price they're comfortable with and call it a day, but this negotiation also seems likely to shape how and whether AA--and possibly other airlines in the future--provide optional services content through the global distribution syste Read More »
Posted August 16, 2011

INTERVIEW: BA's Simon Talling-Smith

BA executive vice president for the Americas Simon Talling-Smith talks with The Beat's Jay Boehmer Read More »
Posted August 8, 2011

INTERVIEW: Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal

Cvent founder and CEO Reggie Aggarwal discusses new funding and growth opportunities. Read More »
Posted July 19, 2011
Joe Sprague

INTERVIEW: Alaska Airlines VP Joe Sprague

With a refresh of its public website completed in April, Alaska Airlines now is eying enhancements to its corporate booking portal. Among recent changes to alaskaair .com that soon could find a home on EasyBiz, the carrier is offering cart functionality that vice president of marketing Joe Sprague said allows shoppers to add travel-related goods and services from other suppliers in the booking path. Sales of rental cars and hotel rooms through Alaska's website tap into a private label version of Read More »
Posted July 6, 2011

INTERVIEW: TMC Exec Tammy Krings

The Beat's Jay Campbell spoke with TS24 CEO Tammy Krings Read More »
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Posted July 5, 2011 - New York City

INTERVIEW: Delta CEO Richard Anderson

In an interview here last week with The Beat's Jay Boehmer, Delta CEO Richard Anderson kept any new distribution strategies close to the vest. Read More »
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Posted June 30, 2011 - Zeist, Netherlands
Joop Drechsel

INTERVIEW: BCD Holdings Owner Van Vlissingen And CEO Drechsel

Business Travel Media Group editorial director Jay Campbell met with BCD Holdings chairman John Fentener Van Vlissingen and CEO Joop Drechsel last week at the company's headquarters here to talk about the business environment since the Great Recession. Read More »
Posted June 3, 2011

INTERVIEW: Travel Agency Exec Jorge Diaz

If Ft. Lauderdale-based Costamar Travel launches the American Airlines Direct Connect this summer, as Costamar COO Jorge Diaz expects, the leisure agency will have a powerful new tool for selling ancillaries and tapping into new revenues, or so he hopes. The firm also will have deployed a modified agent workflow and spent tens of thousands of development dollars to accommodate bookings, all without a clear commitment for financial assistance from the airline to offset GDS incentives. Such is Dia Read More »
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