Sabre’s GetThere Starts Consultancy

News of a new travel consultancy made the rounds today.   Travel consultants come and go, about as often as travel managers lose their jobs.  What makes this announcement noteworthy is that the consultancy is launched by GetThere, and is headed by Duane Futch and GeThere’s EMEA Director  Jason Geall.

GetThere is a leading provider of self-booking tools, and is owned by Sabre, a major player in the travel technology industry.  Futch was Wal-Mart’s head of travel management, where he won the prestigious  Travel Manager of the Year award from Business Travel News.  Between Sabre’s money, GetThere’s customer base and Futch’s street credibility, this consultancy has some good ingredients.

What’s not yet clear is Continue reading