Despite numerous warnings about the cascading realities of air traffic controller furloughs mandated by sequester legislation, the U.S. Congress essentially ignored the Federal Aviation Administration and other officials. Four days and nearly 9,000+ aircraft delays after those furloughs began, Congress quickly passed and President Obama signed new legislation to give the FAA the financial flexibility to properly staff air traffic control towers at the nation’s airports.
Roughly 300 corporate buyers, technology experts, expense partners and TMC representatives attended for 48 hours of education and networking. The theme for this year’s event was you + GetThere–how we can team with you to deliver the best products and service to drive your travel program perpetually forward.
Each year at the GetThere Global Summits, we acknowledge our most outstanding corporate and TMC customers of the prior year with GetThere Visionary and Luminary awards. Congratulations to the following award winners, presented at the 2013 GetThere North American Summit.
When you’re traveling to a city for the first time, odds are you’ve either sought advice or been given recommendations by a coworker. These tips typically carry more weight because they come from someone you know, someone from your organization.
GetThere has brought that trusted advice online with Traveler Reviews.
Video conference technology has existed for decades, but despite massive corporate investments, video conferencing rooms around the world are sitting empty. If the collaboration and cost benefits of virtual conferencing are undeniable, then why are rooms empty? The simple answer is user anxiety.