The number of full-time employees at global distribution system operator Travelport fell nearly 8 percent to 3,700 at year-end 2018 from 4,000 at the end of 2017, according to disclosures in the company's two most recent annual reports.
Former Travel and Transport president and CEO Bill Tech died April 1 at the age of 70. Travel and Transport submitted the following remembrance.
Each year, the International Air Transport Association and Airlines for America produce a lengthy manual of standards on air ticket reservations and airline interlining. When the major airline trade bodies on June 1 release the 42nd edition, it will outline a new option for gender—X—in addition to the established M and F designators, for male and female.
Can we please dump the "us" versus "them" discourse relative to the youngest members of the corporate workforce? The dialogue I've been hearing from both inside and outside the industry is fraught with hangups and foolishness, and polls aiming to uncover how Millennials are so different from Boomers and Xers seem only to prove that younger people are different from older people. Shocker!
New Zealand-based corporate T&E technology provider Serko landed Carlson Wagonlit Travel as its first reseller of the Zeno travel booking and tech system in the U.S., the companies announced this month.
A few years ago, startups going explicitly after the corporate travel market were few and far between. Now, the number of new entrants and tech providers entering is growing, and so is the sum of venture capital behind them.