As the European Commission explores revising global distribution system regulations, industry commenters from airlines to GDS operators agree that changes to the more-than-a-decade-old CRS Code of Conduct are needed. Consensus by and large stops there.
American Airlines on Tuesday introduced a couple of New Distribution Capability-piped offers, including an economy bundle and a "Corporate Experience" package for small and midsize companies that participate in its business loyalty program.
Aash Shravah advocates for better aircraft disclosures, as once-grounded 737 Max aircraft return to service.
Corporate Travel Management reported gross travel sales for the six months to Dec. 31, 2020, fell 88 percent year over year, while earnings plummeted into negative territory and revenue dropped to about a quarter of where it was for the prior-year period.
Airline bookings processed through Sabre's global distribution system during the fourth quarter were deeply down year over year but "saw a sequential improvement" from the third quarter and in each of the final three months of 2020, Sabre president and CEO Sean Menke said Tuesday during the company's financial results call.
Ovation Travel Group has "paid in full all outstanding principal and interest" of the $20 million loan it took from the U.S. Treasury Department last year, according to a Treasury Department report this month.
A year ago, Christopherson Business Travel was coming off of its third decade of consistent annual profitability and was set to grow its annual travel sales volume to a targeted $1 billion.
If you were building a travel management company from scratch, what would it look like? For Lisa Simpkins, founder and CEO of DealCaptains, the question is not hypothetical.