Posted December 10, 2004 - New York City
Hubert Joly

INTERVIEW: Jack & Joly Of CWT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel president and CEO Hubert Joly (pictured) and CWT North America COO Jack O'Neill this week met with The Beat reporter Jay Campbell as part of a tour introducing Joly to the media and clients. An excerpt of their discussion follows. Read More »
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Posted November 23, 2004 - New York City
Danny Hood

INTERVIEW: WorldTravel BTI President Danny Hood

Seeing irreconcilable differences between global distribution system providers and large network airlines, WorldTravel BTI is preparing to step into the brawl over GDS economics and attempt to bring airlines, GDSs and corporate customers to its table on new terms. With roughly 55 percent of its bookings on Sabre, 23 percent with Galileo, 17 percent in Worldspan and another 3 or 4 percent through Amadeus, the mega agency is uniquely positioned to try to break through an issue that right now is no Read More »
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Posted October 19, 2004 - New York City
Charles Petruccelli

INTERVIEW: Amex Business Travel President Charles Petruccelli

The Beat last week obtained a memo circulated by American Express that described a global restructuring including the integration of its online and offline services within the Business Travel division. Addressing the changes, American Express Business Travel president Charles Petruccelli late yesterday afternoon spoke with reporter Jay Campbell. An excerpt of the interview follows. Read More »
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Posted September 30, 2004 - New York City
David Falter

INTERVIEW: Travelport President Dave Falter

Welcome to The Beat's first executive interview, conducted this afternoon by reporter Jay Campbell with Travelport president Dave Falter. Travelport is the corporate-facing unit of Cendant, offering products that include a corporate self-booking tool, the Galileo global distribution system and fulfillment. Cendant yesterday announced it came to an agreement to buy Orbitz for $1.25 billion, estimating a $340 to $380 million boost in 2005 revenues as a result. Read More »
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