Deem has won buy-in from around two dozen travel management companies for its newly launched market development fund program. As part of what the Enterprise Holdings-owned corporate travel tech provider is calling the Deem Collective, it will front TMCs marketing money and customize marketing assets to drive adoption of Deem's agency-backed tech, particularly the Deem Rise product for small and midsize businesses.
Travel Leaders Group in recent weeks announced the consolidation of its travel management company businesses, Travel Leaders Corporate and Altour, under the Altour brand and advanced plans to internally align Protravel and Tzell. This comes as the parent changes its name from Travel Leaders Group to Internova Travel Group. Internova CEO J.D. O'Hara spoke with The Beat.
Edward Hasbrouck, a consultant to The Identity Project, a program of the First Amendment Project, submitted the following letter in response to an article this week.
As the world tunes in to the risk of contagion and air travel's role in its spread, the U.S. government this year has moved to collect via airlines additional passenger contact details for Covid-19 contact tracing and other public health purposes.
British Airways in recent weeks has expanded the long-haul routes on which it sells additional price points exclusively through direct channels and New Distribution Capability-based connections, according to BA notices to agents.
As air travel skids along the bottom of a deep demand depression, all eyes are peeled for signs of recovery. When will passenger levels return to pre-Covid-19 levels? What shape will recovery take? Are there green shoots? Where are they sprouting?
A few corporate booking systems, including Corporate Travel Management's Lightning, Serko's Zeno and TripActions, are presenting at their points of sale ATPCO Routehappy's data feed on airline-specific cleanliness and health and safety protocols.
Altour will move away from the Radius Travel network of travel agencies, founder and CEO Alexandre Chemla said in an interview, as Altour and Travel Leaders Corporate plan to consolidate their respective travel management company businesses under the Altour flag.