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Danny Hood talks travel history with Al Gilbert

Al Gilbert Interviews Danny Hood Travel veteran, visionary, and entrepreneur Danny Hood looks back over his career building travel technology and travel management companies based upon coaching great team members like Ron Wagner, Ben Parodi, William Niejadlik, and...

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A Really Perfect Storm for 2021

While the corporate travel industry may still be facing a multi-year return to normalcy, I think we are seeing a lot of evidence that points to a faster recovery than predicted and one that positions business travel to prosper beyond our expectations.  Recent news of...

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A Modern Solution to an Old Problem

Is It Rocket Science? 20 years ago, the corporate travel industry found itself in a difficult position and was forced to ask an incredibly challenging question: How can we aggregate and utilize disparate booking sources for air, car, and hotel reservations? The...

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Cracking the Code

In my last blog, A Recipe for Recovery, I pointed out that history proves that greatness emerges even when things seem darkest.  While it’s difficult to consider how this translates to corporate travel as we continue to witness our industry crumble, the “what’s next”...

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A Recipe for Recovery

Corporate travel is complex. I try to make sense of it by thinking about each component both separately and in terms of the role it plays as part of the whole.  In a lot of ways, the corporate travel industry can be viewed as its own unique, but imperfect supply chain...

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Willful Suspension of Disbelief

Last year, Russ Klein, the CEO of the American Marketing Association (AMA) wrote an interesting article specifically extending the concept known as “willful suspension of disbelief” from works of art and science fiction to business innovation. Loosely defined as our...

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5 Changes to Follow in Corporate Travel Programs

Whether or not you believe the COVID-19 pandemic will forever change our corporate travel programs, there are some key aspects that are changing now that will have a significant impact on how Travel Managers and corporate travel business owners manage their programs.

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A Crystal Ball and a Glass of Wine

For industry observers and participants, neither crystal balls nor bottles of wine are in short supply these days.  Projecting how and when corporate travel will start back up and what the new norm may look like has many of us turning to both. Read on to hear more.

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