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LETTER: Hasbrouck On CDC Data-Collection Rules

Edward Hasbrouck, a consultant to The Identity Project, a program of the First Amendment Project, submitted the following letter in response to an article this week.
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GUEST: Fox Travel CIO Offers An NDC Perspective, Without All The Baggage

A relative newcomer to the corporate travel industry, Fox World Travel CIO Sam Hilgendorf submitted this column on the New Distribution Capability initiative and its implications for airline distribution, the travel supply chain and corporate travel.
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GUEST: To Inhibit Or Enable Travelers? That Is The Question, Writes AmTrav's Fichtelberg

Everyone loves options. But over the past decade buyers have had very little variety in choosing a travel management company. The traditional TMC for decades has been offering the same online booking tool integrations, the same transaction fee pricing and the same savings-oriented analytics. The traveler is the last consideration in this model. But change is finally in the air, writes AmTrav president Craig Fichtelberg.
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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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