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World Travel Employee Owners Settle ESOP Suit

Former employees of World Travel, Inc., this week submitted terms of an agreed-upon class-action settlement with one of the agency's former owners and the trustee overseeing its employee stock ownership plan.
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Upper Tier Hotels Lead U.S. RevPAR Growth Projections

Upper Tier Hotels Lead RevPAR Growth
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AA: Business Plan Less Reliant On Contracted Corporate Travel, Direct Share Growing

American Airlines is seeing diminished demand and underperformance from large corporate accounts that hold contracts with the carrier. The airline during a quarterly financial results call Thursday counted the ways in which it is building a business plan that is less reliant on the segment.
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ASTA, GBTA, TMCs, Travel Tech Urge Corporate Exemptions In DOT Fee Rule

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Monday closed the comment period on its proposed airline fee disclosure regulation. Areas for which DOT sought input included whether corporate travel agencies should be covered in the sweep of airline fee disclosure and display requirements. Trade groups representing travel buyers, travel management companies, travel agencies and distributors this week urged corporate exemptions.
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Finnair Continues To Chip Away At EDIFACT

Finnair in May will remove intra-Finland domestic content from EDIFACT-connected channels, the airline announced this week, as it continues to phase out the legacy protocol on which global distribution traditionally operated.
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Planners Expect Online-Only Meetings Share To Wane

Planners Expect Online Only Meetings Share To Wane
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GUEST: Fox World Travel's Hilgendorf On The Promise And Pitfalls Of ChatGPT

Fox World Travel chief information officer Sam Hilgendorf has been playing around with the buzzed-about artificial-intelligence chatbot ChatGPT. He even asked it to write some of his guest column in which he assesses the promise, and potential pitfalls, of the technology for the business travel industry.
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Intermediaries Seek Changes To DOT Draft Rules On Ancillaries

As the U.S. Department of Transportation advances new rules on airline ancillary fee disclosures, travel agency and distribution groups this month and last aired concerns over data access, display directives and proposed compliance deadlines.
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GUEST: Cory Garner's Contenders, Pretenders And Dirty Little Secret

T2RL CEO Cory Garner delivered the keynote address at The Beat Live last month, naming the companies he views as contenders and pretenders based on their strategies related to airline distribution.
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IATA: November International Air Traffic Up Year Over Year, Down From 2019

November International Air Traffic
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