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Jon Taffer to Deliver Keynote at GBTA Convention 2019

Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)·60d
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today announced author, restaurateur and host of Spike TV's Bar Rescue Jon Taffer as a featured keynoter at GBTA Convention 2019, held August 3-7 in Chicago. Taffer will deliver a ke

WINiT Summit 2019 – Chicago To Feature Business Disruptor and Author Joanna Martinez on the Main Stage

Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)·74d
WINiT by GBTA, a network driving positive change for the career mobility of women in the travel-related industries, today announced speaker, author and change-agent Joanna Martinez will be a featured speaker at WINiT Summit 2019 - Chicago on August 3rd at McCormick Place. Martin

GBTA Announces Ashley Judd as Keynote Speaker at GBTA Convention 2019

Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)·75d
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today announced actress, activist and social justice humanitarian Ashley Judd as a keynote speaker at the 51st edition of GBTA Convention, held August 3-7, 2019 in Chicago. Judd will

Strength in Global Economy Means Higher Travel Pricing in 2018

Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)·over a year ago
According to the 2018 Global Travel Forecast, travel prices are expected to rise sharply in the coming year, reaching nearly 4 percent increases in some sectors. Released today, the fourth annual forecast, by the GBTA Foundation in partnership with Carlson Wagonlit Travel, and w

Sam 2.0: Travel-Intelligent “Chatbot” Delivers New Live Chat, Expertise & Services to Travelers

FCM·over a year ago
 Last July at GBTA clients of FCM met Sam, a travel-intelligent "chatbot" with the expertise of a skilled consultant that delivers invaluable assistance to business travelers' fingertips in the form of an app. One year later, Sam has matured; now Sam 2.0 is available in an andro

Christopherson Business Travel And Domo Harness The Power Of Business Data To Transform The Travel Management Industry

Christopherson Business Travel·over a year ago
Christopherson Business Travel and Domo, announced three new travel management solutions built to deliver groundbreaking analytics and insights on an organization's travel budgets and spend. With the dynamic pace of change in the travel management industry, travel managers are i

Adelman Travel joins BCD Travel Affiliates to serve the global travel needs of its client portfolio

BCD Travel·over a year ago
As part of BCD Travel's ongoing expansion program, Adelman Travel has joined the BCD Travel Affiliates, a network of 30 corporate travel agencies with more than 450 locations. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., the $650 million travel management company specializes in corporate t

Billy McDonough Named FCM Travel Solutions President for the Americas

FCM·over a year ago
Billy McDonough has been named FCM Travel Solutions President for the Americas, effective immediately. This new role comes after measured and noteworthy success during his tenure as the FCM USA Brand Leader. McDonough has seen the brand through many new partnerships and technolo

Bizly Announces AI-Powered Messaging for Small Meetings – Liberating Meeting Planners and the Hospitality Industry from the RFP Process

Bizly·over a year ago
Bizly, a next generation platform for booking and managing small meetings, today unveiled a new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Message Center designed to quickly and easily customize the requirements of any type of event and remove the need for a traditional RFP process. T

Dav El | BostonCoach Announces Alliance with Employee Travel Specials

Dav El│ BostonCoach Chauffeured Transportation Network·over a year ago
Dav El | BostonCoach, the largest privately owned chauffeured transportation company in the world, is pleased to announce its collaboration with travel network, Employee Travel Specials. As one of the nation's largest providers of hotel discounts for employee leisure travel, Emp

Dav El│ BostonCoach Chauffeured Transportation Network to Add Brand New 2018 Lincoln Navigator to Existing Fleet

Dav El│ BostonCoach Chauffeured Transportation Network·over a year ago
Dav El│ BostonCoach Chauffeured Transportation Network, the largest privately-owned chauffeured transportation company world-wide, is pleased to announce that it will add be adding The Lincoln Motor Company's 2018 Lincoln Navigator to its fleet in early 2018.The new SUV will be

Say Hello to AMIGo: Atlas Travel’s Mobile Travel App

Atlas Travel & Technology Group·over a year ago
Atlas Travel, an award-winning, full-service travel management company in Marlborough, MA, is proud to announce the newest value to clients and travelers, AMIGo. AMIGo, Atlas' Mobile Information on the Go, is powered by mTrip, an award-winning mobile travel industry leader, and

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Leading up to Convention we will be sharing behind the scenes info, speaker announcements and more. Onsite you can expect live coverage on twitter for Center Stage, Convention Arena and select education sessions.