About Us

The Beat is the must-read source for senior-level corporate travel professionals, providing breaking news, insightful views, compelling interviews and deep-dive research on corporate travel distribution and technology. The Beat serves an audience of more 10,000 through its paid-subscription newsletter and website. The Beat also produces The Beat Live, an annual conference that brings together more than 125 senior travel executives.

The BTN Group, which also publishes Business Travel News and Travel Procurement magazines and four free e-newsletters, is part of Northstar Travel Group.

Jay Boehmer is the Editor-in-Chief of The Beat, where he leads editorial coverage in the areas of corporate travel distribution, travel management and technology. He started his career in 2002 at Business Travel News. Since then, he has covered a succession of beats, from expense reporting and corporate payment to hotels, travel management, ground transportation and airlines. Before taking editorial leadership of The Beat, he was executive editor of The BTN Group.