Direct Travel acquired Peak Travel Group, a San Jose, Calif.-based travel management company with $185 million in annual sales volume
Direct Travel acquired Peak Travel Group, a San Jose, Calif.-based travel management company with $185 million in annual sales volume. It represents Direct Travel's sixth acquisition in 2014, including last week's purchase of Chicago-based Best Travel & Tours .
ITM Slams Marriott Wi-Fi Plan As Anti-Business Travel
The United Kingdom and Ireland's Institute of Travel and Meetings has condemned Marriott International as "anti-corporate" after the hotel giant late last month announced that it would provide free Wi-Fi to members of its Marriott Rewards loyalty program only if they book directly through Marriott ...
Sourcing Managers Sound Off
Travel category sourcing managers share with their colleagues in travel management many of the same challenges, concerns and aspirations. Some are much more specific to the procurement discipline. On the condition of anonymity, many sourcing managers discussed their work as part of a recent Travel ...
Best In Class: Conversations With BTN's 2013 Award Winners
BTN's 2013 Travel Manager of the Year Karoline Mayr and 2013 Best Practitioners—Tim Hay, Cindy Heston, Steven Schoen and Mark Stansbury—in August engaged in a roundtable discussion with BTN editors in San Diego. Edited excerpts of that discussion follow.
Mobile Travel Services: A Look At Offerings By Sector
Business Travel News' recent research issue on the roles of mobile technology within corporate travel programs also included a look at the mobile tools and services offered to corporate travelers and managed programs by traditional airline, lodging, payment, car rental and meetings technology ...