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CWT's Debt-Busting Recapitalization To See Carlson Shed Majority Stake

Saddled with $1.5 billion in debt and navigating a corporate travel recovery burdened by a stubborn pandemic, CWT CEO Michelle McKinney Frymire has made the company's capital structure a top priority since taking the helm in May.
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Lufthansa Inks Travelport To NDC Deal With 'Public' And 'Bilateral' Options

Lufthansa Group and Travelport on Tuesday announced a new distribution agreement, which, like Lufthansa's 2020 deal with Sabre, makes available through the global distribution system operator two New Distribution Capability-hooked commercial models for agencies.
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Airlines: Post-Labor Day Business Travel Surge Will Have To Wait

Executives from major U.S. airlines on Thursday addressed how a hoped-for burst in post-Labor Day business travel demand that seemed within reach this summer instead likely is delayed for several months.
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Prospect Of Quarantine Dampens Willingness To Travel

Prospect Of Quarantine Dampens Willingness To Travel
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The Beat Live Keynote Pitches Are In. Time To Vote For Your Favorite

The Beat is proud to present pitches from an array of industry voices competing to deliver a keynote address at our 14th annual The Beat Live event, returning live and in-person on Dec. 7 in New York City. Now it's time for you to pick your favorite.
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Court Grants More Time For Pivotal AA, Sabre Hearing

A Texas state court last week agreed to push back by about a month the pivotal hearing on American Airlines' temporary injunction request to block Sabre from using its New Airline Storefront display and paying "value-based" incentives to agencies for Delta Air Lines bookings.
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Buyers Eye Delays In Resuming Non-Essential Travel

Buyers Eye Delays In Resuming Non-Essential Travel
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Direct Travel Acquires McCord, A Favored TMC Among Canada's Political Elite

Direct Travel on Thursday announced it has acquired Canada's McCord Travel Management, a high-touch, invite-only boutique travel management company well-known among Ottawa's political elite.
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Last Call To Submit Your Keynote Pitch For The Beat Live 2021

This Friday, Sept. 3, is the last chance to submit your pitch for the keynote address that you would deliver at The Beat Live, returning live and in person on Dec. 7 in New York City.
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JetBlue Forges U.K. TMC Ties As London Launches

JetBlue Airways this year has granted ticketing authority to more than 1,000 U.K.-based travel agents as it looks to drive sales and create brand awareness for its first transatlantic service, launched this month between New York and London.
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