Posted May 19, 2014
Romeo Cuter

INTERVIEW: CTM North America's Romeo Cuter

Romeo Cuter, new CEO of the North American operations of Australia's Corporate Travel Management, recently talked with The Beat's David Jonas about integrating U.S. acquisitions, a goal "to be a major force in the U.S." with $500 million per year in annual sales volume and trends around the industry. Read More »
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Posted April 23, 2014
Peter Klebanow

INTERVIEW: Ultramar President and CEO Peter Klebanow

Ultramar president and CEO Peter Klebanow is planning to retire from the company at the end of this year. He spoke this week with The Beat's David Jonas about his career, lessons learned and the future of corporate travel management companies. Excerpts follow. Read More »
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Posted April 10, 2014
Elaine Osgood

INTERVIEW: Atlas Travel President And CEO Elaine Osgood

Atlas Travel this week announced it had opened a new London office to better serve U.K. and European clients as well as travelers from U.S. clients. It's the first major international foray on its own for Atlas, a BCD Travel affiliate since 1998. Read More »
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Posted April 2, 2014
Linda Kent

Interview: Pegasus Solutions Vice President Of Distribution Strategy Linda Kent

Pegasus Solutions in February hired hotel distribution veteran Linda Kent to lead its distribution strategies. Prior to joining Pegasus, Kent spent five years leading Wyndham Hotel Group's electronic distribution strategies, following a similar role with Starwood Hotels and Resorts for eight years and previous gigs with Sabre, Worldspan and Woodside Travel Management Systems. Kent spoke recently with The Beat's Michael B. Baker about her new position and the role of global distribution systems in a rapidly changing hotel distribution sphere. Read More »
Posted March 24, 2014
Bill Glenn

INTERVIEW: American Express Global Business Travel's Bill Glenn

The Beat's David Jonas speaks with American Express Global Business Travel president and CEO Bill Glenn about the company's planned business travel joint venture, on track to be finalized next quarter. Read More »
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Posted February 25, 2014
April Bridgeman

INTERVIEW: BCD Travel's April Bridgeman

BCD Travel senior vice president April Bridgeman, who also serves as managing director of the TMC's Advito consultancy, discusses the new TripSource mobile app. Read More »
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Posted February 20, 2014
Mike Kubasik

INTERVIEW: Travel And Transport CIO Mike Kubasik

Travel and Transport chief information officer Mike Kubasik speaks about mobile app development, Travel and Transport's renewed look at big data and other travel technology topics. Read More »
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Posted December 10, 2013
Bill Brindle

INTERVIEW: HRG's Bill Brindle On IATA NDC

HRG group distribution and technology director Bill Brindle talks with The Beat's Jay Boehmer about the TMC's consideration of IATA's New Distribution Capability. Read More »
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Posted December 4, 2013
Christophe Peymirat

INTERVIEW: Egencia SVP Christophe Peymirat

Expedia's Egencia recently announced a move into Turkey and a partnership in the Baltics. The Beat's David Jonas recently spoke with Christophe Peymirat, Egencia senior vice president for EMEA and Asia/Pacific, about the travel management company's global development. Read More »
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Posted October 28, 2013 - Miami
Eric Léopold

INTERVIEW: IATA's Eric Léopold On The Hot Seat

International Air Transport Association director of passenger services Eric Léopold takes a turn in The Hot Seat at The Beat Live, answering questions about the New Distribution Capability from The Beat's editors, readers and audience participants. Read More »
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