BCD Travel on July 1 appointed Mike Janssen president of the Americas region, replacing Danny Hood who will move back to a consultative role.
Danny Hood is coming back.
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A year after BCD Travel named former CEO Mike Buckman president of its Asia-Pacific region, Buckman last week moved to a separate senior advisory role
WorldTravel BTI next year will consolidate to three from four U.S. regions and has named former West division president Mary Ellen George executive vice president of sales and marketing, taking on some of president Danny Hood's responsibilities. After running sales and marketing for 12 years, Hood will work on a reduced schedule beginning in January.
The owners of Business Travel International early this week will issue a joint statement to clients reaffirming their mutual commitment to the organization, following contrary speculation last week after BTI half-owner Hogg Robinson acquired Sea Gate Travel in New York.
Expedia Corporate Travel purchased $63 million travel management company World Travel Management for an undisclosed sum, Business Travel News reported today. The publication cited London-based World Travel Management's managing director, Mike Bor, as confirming the sale. An announcement is due in the coming days, BTN reported.