The travel industry is an ever-changing landscape, constantly adapting to new trends and demand. Fortunately for us at World Travel, demand for business travel increased steadily in 2017, and there are no signs of it slowing down.
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In the midst of technological development and navigating globalization, the travel industry is still largely about experience. Traveler productivity can be affected by the quality of their travel arrangements.
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The people have spoken. Your number one topic in our survey was: how to save money on hotel costs.
So we caught up with Laura Farrell, one of our expert Hotel Consultants in our Consulting Services department. Laura just came back from speaking with clients and prospects at the World Travel, Inc. 2016 Fall Symposium and Travel Trade Show, and she was bursting with advice for travel managers looking to cut costs on the Hotel front.
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Since 2011, Gordon Wilson has been at the helm of Travelport, ushering it into an era of increased content, enhanced usability, IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, and even a redefined identity (Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform; “GDS” is passé, haven’t you heard?). It comes as no surprise, then, that he possesses a remarkably holistic view of the travel industry and the integral role of the global distribution system. Travelport is more than a storefront for aggregated content; it’s an innovator of improved technology, an intermediary in industry partnerships, and a proponent of travel and tourism benefits.