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Gant Travel Creates Portal to Support Travelers, Arrangers, and Managers

BLOOMINGTON, IN, March 14, 2018 – Gant Travel Management, a leading travel management company in support of the Concur user, announces its Gant Gateway℠ portal to meet the unique needs of travelers, travel arrangers, and travel managers. “Corporate travelers are savvier than ever before, and they want immediate access to self-service tools available on their…
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Gant Travel News 9/5/2014

Travel Risk Management: Here’s an interesting piece for travel managers interested in the impact of Open Booking on Travel Risk Management. Big idea: Your travel policy is a reflection of the leadership of your organization –it must balance “traveler friction” vs. “the needs of the business.” Here’s a short article that hammers home this concept.…
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Gant Travel News 1/10/2014

Why you need travel agent.  Online booking has its appeal, but there’s no replacement for a great travel agent. Here’s why. What to expect in 2014. From industry-wide hot topics to specific expectations for the in-flight experience, 2014 is sure to be another interesting year in travel news. Hopefully the news will include improvement in airline performance…
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Gant Travel News 12/20/2013

Open booking and mobile technology were two of the hottest topics in 2013 business travel news and are sure to remain in the spotlight in 2014. What else can business travelers expect in the coming year? Southwest to increase service from New York LaGuardia.  After acquiring rights for six new roundtrip flights, Southwest will expand its…
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Gant Travel News 12/13/2013

The open-booking debate has moved beyond pros and cons. TMCs are now focused on finding the best ways to embrace and profit from open booking. Travel Market Report recently interviewed Patrick Linnihan, President of Gant Travel Management, to learn more about Gant’s approach. Because travel isn’t aggravating enough already…In-flight connectivity is overwhelmingly viewed as a positive,…
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Gant Travel News 7/26/2013

The TSA is expanding its PreCheck program. For a fee of $85, travelers can enroll in the PreCheck program, providing access to expedited security screening for five years. The expectation is that 400,000 travelers will join the program. How do you feel about ancillary fees? Paying more for extra leg room, priority boarding, airline lounge access–concepts initially not…
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Gant Travel News 7/19/2013

When it comes to airlines, know your rights.  Right now, you can file that under “easier said than done.” There’s no consistent, industry-wide definition of what would constitute a Passenger Bill of Rights. The result is that even frequent travelers are often unaware of their rights in situations such as cancelled flights and being involuntarily bumped from a flight.…
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Gant Travel News 7/12/2013

Your chances for surviving a plane crash have never been better. It goes without saying that even one fatality is too many. However, travelers can take some comfort in the fact that the odds of surviving a crash have increased dramatically. Several factors come into play, including significant advances in the manufacture of airplanes and a better understanding…
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Gant Travel News 3/22/2013

Airlines and air traffic controllers speak up about control tower closures.  The airline industry is taking a stand against what they perceive as travelers being used as political pawns in the sequester, though some politicians are actively fighting the tower closures. The air traffic controllers are warning that furloughs could result in a reduced number of…
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Gant Travel News 3/9/13

What the sequester means for the travel industry.  The answer might be “who knows?”, but here’s a rundown of the current possibilities being bandied about. Read the memo sent by NASAO (the National Association of State Aviation Officials) after their meeting with the FSA on February 26. The idea of closing control towers is unsettling, to…
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