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GUEST: Lumo CEO Asks These Four Questions To Spot 'Bad AI'

At The Beat Live this month, Lumo CEO Bala Chandran delivered a brief address on the applicability and ethics of artificial intelligence in the travel industry and beyond. Lumo taps machine learning techniques to predict flight delays, but Chandran warned that there is a lot of "bad AI" out there.
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GUEST: CWT Chief Architect Asks, 'To BPM Or Not To BPM?'

CWT chief architect Valerio Fuschini submitted this guest column on corporate travel and Business Process Management.
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LETTER: IATA Goes Off Course At DOT Consumer Panel, Travel Tech Writes

The Travel Technology Association submitted a letter in response to remarks by International Air Transport Association VP Doug Lavin covered in an April 17 article.
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GUEST: Travel And Transport Remembers Former CEO Bill Tech

Former Travel and Transport president and CEO Bill Tech died April 1 at the age of 70. Travel and Transport submitted the following remembrance.
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GUEST: Travelport CEO On Airline Control And Commercial Models In An NDC World

Travelport president and CEO Gordon Wilson kicked off The Beat Live event this month and addressed airline control and commercial models in the context of the International Air Transport Association's New Distribution Capability standard-making endeavor.
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LETTER: Amadeus Writes In On Lufthansa Comments

Amadeus submitted the following letter to add context to its original statement published in an article this week.
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GUEST: ASTA's Meader: Virtual Card Quandary Continues To Plague Hotel Industry

The American Society of Travel Advisors SVP of industry affairs and education Mark Meader writes in on the ongoing challenges of virtual card processes in the hotel industry.
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GUEST: Lies, Damn Lies And Statistics: Why U.K. Gender Pay Gap Reporting Is All Three

Festive Road managing partner Caroline Strachan submitted the following thoughts on gender pay reporting in the U.K. The Beat this month covered how several travel management companies, travel tech firms, airline operators and hoteliers performed on the U.K. government's measure.
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What Advice Would You Give A Corporate Travel Startup? 11 Travel Pros Weigh In

New blood, new tech and new names are now a fixture of the managed travel landscape, following an era when far fewer travel tech startups explicitly pursued a corporate audience. The Beat reached out to industry veterans with one question: What would you tell a startup coming into corporate travel technology?
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