ACTE session - Unravel the mystery of business travel technology distribution costs and how it affects the price you pay

A session at GIBTM 2012

  • Benjo van Laarhoven
  • Ron diLeo
  • Thierry Dongier

Monday 26th March, 2012

4:00pm to 5:00pm (LMT)

With a plethora of booking sources available to travel managers, bookers and direct to travellers it’s a minefield to know which booking avenues to use. Discuss how to optimise supplier distribution channels in the Middle East; when and how web technology can improve traveller experience and how to take costs out of your corporate travel budget.

Learning Outcome: This session aims to provide transparency around business models and commission flows. Learn how global distribution systems, internet booking, travel content and new technologies work for corporations and their suppliers (airlines, hotels, travel agencies etc). Embrace the unstoppable growth of internet travel management to achieve increased service levels and deliver cost improvements to management.

Who should attend: Local, regional and global Travel Managers, travel bookers, buyers and suppliers of corporate travel services.

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Benjo van Laarhoven

President, The Travel Consulting Group, Dubai

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Ron diLeo

Executive Director, ACTE

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Thierry Dongier

Regional Sales Director – Key Accounts, MENA, Amadeus

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Bicky Carlra

Global President at TraVision Inc. & Founder 7Deals.Travel, UAE

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Time 4:00pm5:00pm LMT

Date Mon 26th March 2012

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