CWT chief architect Valerio Fuschini submitted this guest column on corporate travel and Business Process Management.
Qantas has reached agreements with travel agencies representing 90 percent of the airline's global agency revenue on a new commercial model that takes effect Aug. 1, Qantas executive manager of sales and distribution Igor Kwiatkowski this week told The Beat.
The Beat subscribers chose Festive Road managing partner Paul Tilstone to deliver a keynote address at The Beat Live, taking place in New York from Sept. 17 to Sept. 19.
Former Sabre executive Greg Webb on Aug. 1 will succeed Gordon Wilson as CEO of Travelport, the company announced Tuesday.
American Express Global Business Travel last week announced plans to acquire German midmarket travel management company DER Business Travel for an undisclosed sum. Amex GBT CEO Doug Anderson in an interview Wednesday said GBT could expand its wholly owned agency footprint into "three or four more markets around the world."
A former Sabre exec pleaded guilty to wire fraud after allegedly fabricating invoices and embezzling $5.9 million from the company over a four-year period.
Value. It's the watchword in airline distribution these days. The topic came up this week at a Sabre client event in Las Vegas, where Sabre Travel Network chief commercial officer Roshan Mendis interviewed Delta managing director of distribution strategy Jeff Lobl.
Sabre plans to expand the range of low-cost carrier content it serves up to agency and corporate users of its global distribution system.