U.K.-based outsourced services company Capita revealed yesterday that it had "received an unsolicited offer for its travel businesses from Corporate Travel Management Limited."
Companies that have 250 or more employees based in the U.K. are required to disclose gender pay gap data. The Beat examined figures and additional disclosures from several airlines, hoteliers, travel management companies and technology companies.
The U.S.-based airline settlement clearinghouse ARC took an undisclosed investment in blockchain developer Blockskye, the companies announced Thursday. Already, the two have been working with United Airlines and one of the carrier's corporate clients on blockchain-based reporting and settlement capabilities, which are moving into production.
Australia-based travel management company Corporate Travel Management and Flight Centre Travel Group's corporate-focused brands this week reported solid growth in corporate travel transactions across their multinational operations and laid out further growth ambitions for the U.S. corporate market.
Last year, BCD Travel CEO John Snyder described his travel management company's growth strategy as "aggressive." Achieving this ambition apparently means expanding into niche verticals like U.S. government travel, a sector in which BCD already had some exposure but is redoubling its efforts.
Former Travel and Transport president and CEO Bill Tech died April 1 at the age of 70. Travel and Transport submitted the following remembrance.
The future of standard contractual clauses, a mechanism heavily used by travel service providers and other companies to lawfully transfer European Union citizens’ data to the U.S. and other countries, has been thrown into question after a ruling by the Irish High Court. The court decided Oct. 3 to ask the European Court of Justice to review whether these clauses are valid, considering the U.S. government's less stringent treatment of personal data.