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[$$] U.S. Corporate Travel Supports Flight Centre's Record Results 27 Aug 2013 | 07:04 pm

Australian travel conglomerate Flight Centre reported "record" results for its fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, including record earnings before interest and tax in Australia, the United Kingdom, the...

[$$] INTERVIEW: Omega World Travel CEO Gloria Bohan 27 Aug 2013 | 12:52 am

Omega World Travel CEO Gloria Bohan discusses ETS2 progress, the open booking concept and travel technologies.

Tom Ruesink, Ruesink Consulting Group 26 Aug 2013 | 10:14 pm

"Open Booking: Inevitable, Optimal or Abysmal?" I won't give away the ending, but we'll take an honest and thoughtful look at how this movement could positively and negatively affect leverage, behavio...

Ron DiLeo, AirPlus International 26 Aug 2013 | 10:14 pm

Big Data. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. More data is created every year than in all of history before it. Ninety percent of the world's data has been created in the last two years. Most...

Phil Hammer, ProcureApp 26 Aug 2013 | 10:14 pm

Open Book and Flex travel has moved beyond the hype, buzz, debate, innuendos and debunks. Companies such as NEC, Google, Salesforce, Cognizant and the silent majority have moved towards execution.

Amanda Hanlin, HRG Meetings, Groups and Events 26 Aug 2013 | 10:13 pm

As a growing number of organisations realise the opportunity of saving money by gaining control of their meetings, groups and events needs, the desire to achieve consistency on a global basis becomes ...

Mat Orrego, Cornerstone Information Systems 26 Aug 2013 | 10:13 pm

If you read the trade presses, the business travel sector is outdated, inefficient and ripe for change. Whether the topic is "open bookings" or creating a "one size fits all" standard for data, there ...

The Beat Live Keynote Vote 2013 26 Aug 2013 | 10:07 pm

Click the links below to see what each candidate in this year's Keynote Vote intends to discuss. All readers of The Beat should have received an emailed ballot via a SurveyMonkey poll. If you did not,

[$$] Despite No Deal On AA Direct Connect, Sabre Anticipates Content Parity 23 Aug 2013 | 12:39 am

As the only major global distribution system operator thus far opting not to use American Airlines' direct-connect application programming interface, Sabre potentially yields a content advantage to Am...

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