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.
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.
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.
Flight Centre Travel Group doesn't expect corporate travel to return to 2019 levels anytime soon, and it's planning accordingly. Forecasting a smaller overall pie for years to come, the Australia-based multi-brand travel agency operator remains determined to cut a bigger slice through corporate market share gains.
Upside Business Travel announced it is ceasing operations.
Delta Air Lines and Travelport have reached a new multi-year distribution agreement that includes a "value-based commercial model," according to Delta.
An annual tradition at The Beat Live is our call for speaker submissions open to anyone who wishes to deliver a keynote address on a topic relevant to the corporate travel industry. The deadline to submit pitches is Friday, Sept. 3.
Corporate Travel Management remains about a year away from operating fully as a single travel management company with Travel and Transport as it works through back-end system integration and client conversions. Even so, CTM managing director Jamie Pherous on Wednesday during the company's annual earnings call said "our dance card is pretty full" with other potential acquisition opportunities.