Posted February 3, 2006 - New York City

LETTERS

Regarding Kevin Mitchell's recent guest column on multinational travel management:

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Posted January 31, 2006 - New York City

COMMENT: G2 Works Switch

In August 2004, G2 SwitchWorks unveiled itself on the day after Northwest Airlines announced its doomed global distribution system fee. G2 positioned itself as a GDS alternative and was seen as one reason why the likes of Northwest could play harder ball with Sabre.

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Posted January 20, 2006 - New York City

LETTERS

Regarding yesterday's Continental interview:

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Posted January 18, 2006 - New York City

GUEST: BTC's Mitchell On Global TMCs

Business Travel Coalition chairman Kevin Mitchell comments on travel management "globalization" in this guest column.

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Posted January 10, 2006 - New York City

GUEST: McFarlane On Cendant

Veteran travel industry executive and consultant Bill McFarlane argues in this guest column that the recent shakeup at Cendant Corp. is symptomatic of a wider industry issue.

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Posted December 15, 2005 - New York City

COMMENT: Blame The Street, Too

In its dismissal of Sam Katz, former head of its Travel Distribution Services unit, Cendant Corp. this week displayed a level of executive accountability that we can only wish were present in national politics. Cendant chairman and CEO Henry Silverman still took flak, and rightly so, over the division's failures--most notably the botched due diligence on the acquisition of a barely online travel company called Ebookers.

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Posted November 29, 2005 - New York City

GUEST: BookingBuilder On GDS Passives

Veteran travel agency automation creator Seth Perelman contributes to The Beat today in this guest column related to a recent decision by Sabre Travel Network--and potentially other global distribution system providers--to stop agencies from using passive segments to support bookings made through new-entrant GDSs.

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Posted October 26, 2005 - New York City

COMMENT: Guess The GDS!

Yes folks, it's back. Everyone's favorite game of satire and speculation: It's ... Guess The GDS! Read More »
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Posted September 6, 2005 - New York City

GUEST: Cornerstone On TMC Value

Cornerstone Information Systems marketing vice president Alan Minton adds his voice to the dialog with an interesting guest column he titled 'Stop Being Bought, Start Selling.' Read More »
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Posted September 1, 2005 - New York City

MEDIA WATCH: Adelman Travel Calls Local TV Report 'Nonsense'

They say any press is good press, but Craig Adelman must be hard-pressed to believe that today. Read More »
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