INTERVIEW: HRG's Radcliffe On Consolidation Among GDSs, Big TMCs

HRG chief executive David Radcliffe today suggested that one or both of the global distribution system providers that are reportedly planning public offerings --Amadeus and Travelport--could seek to acquire a large travel management company or two in order to boost negotiating leverage with suppliers. His statements follow a rumor shared by several senior distribution executives speaking with The Beat that American Express and the owners of Carlson Wagonlit Travel had recently held discussions a

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