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NetJets Responds to Demand for Customized Flight Department Management
NetJets Responds to Demand for Customized Flight Department Management

With more than 750 aircraft across its operating companies, private aviation management company NetJets already is a giant in its industry, accounting for more than 15 percent of private aviation traffic, said EVP of sales and marketing Patrick Gallagher. In fact, that ranks it high among aviation companies in general based... Keep Reading

Cvent CEO Looks at 2019 & Beyond
Cvent CEO Looks at 2019 & Beyond

Cvent has spent the past two years integrating and upgrading technology after acquiring Lanyon in 2016. The company is in growth mode: expanding its client base, its geographical coverage and, as always, its technology stack. Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal talks current growth mode, technology investment and the drive toward... Keep Reading

Long-Term Stay Provider BridgeStreet Adds 60,000 Units
Long-Term Stay Provider BridgeStreet Adds 60,000 Units

Business travel extended-stay specialist BridgeStreet Global Hospitality is growing its inventory with more than 60,000 of what the company is calling "urban dwellings," catering to business travelers with extended-stay needs in high-demand business locations. The alternative lodging distribution and booking provider refined... Keep Reading

Qatar Airways Leverages Qsuite Expansion for Corporate Travel Business
Qatar Airways Leverages Qsuite Expansion for Corporate Travel Business

Qatar Airways has reported significant year-to-date year-over-year growth in contracted corporate business, and the carrier credits a good portion of that growth to expanded availability of the Qsuite business class product. It has been essential in growing business, Americas SVP Eric Odone said. Odone, who joined the carrier... Keep Reading

Certify's Transformation Since Its Big Capital Infusion Last Summer
Certify's Transformation Since Its Big Capital Infusion Last Summer

When Certify announced the opening of its London office recently, CEO Bob Neveu characterized the move as an "escalation and an evolution," a way to enhance its existing business serving U.K.-based companies while also providing a springboard to launch future expansion in the region. The same description aptly could be... Keep Reading

AirPlus Eyes Virtual Card Growth a Year After U.S. Rollout
AirPlus Eyes Virtual Card Growth a Year After U.S. Rollout

October 2017 marked the dawn of a new era for AirPlus' U.S. operations. The company, along with launching its AirPlus A.I.D.A. Virtual Payment solution in the U.S., reshuffled its leadership for the market, naming Diane Laschet head of Americas and appointing Rebecca Kilby as president and CEO for the U.S.... Keep Reading

Hertz Invests in a Turnaround
Hertz Invests in a Turnaround

After a few financially challenging years, Hertz Global Holdings, which this year is celebrating its 100th anniversary, has begun to turn its fortune around, as revenue and results beat analyst expectations in the company's most recent earnings call. Chief marketing officer and EVP Jodi Allen, who joined the company last year... Keep Reading

The Value of Transparency
The Value of Transparency

HRS signed more than three times as much business in the first seven months of 2018 as it did in the entirety of 2017. The hotel solutions provider—which sits at the crossroads between hotels, distribution, travel management companies and corporate buyers—may have seemed like an extra piece of the travel management puzzle... Keep Reading

TAP Air Portugal Plans Continued Growth to North America
TAP Air Portugal Plans Continued Growth to North America

Over the past few years, TAP Air Portugal has doubled its traffic to North America, driven in part by new U.S. gateway airports and codesharing with JetBlue. The carrier aims for similar growth over the next three to five years, with a large fleet order underway and more U.S. gateway cities forthcoming. Carlos Paneiro, VP of... Keep Reading

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