GSA's $1.4B E-Travel Contract Award Upheld By GAO

Law360, New York (September 25, 2012, 8:07 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday denied a protest of the U.S. General Services Administration's $1.4 billion e-travel contract award, rejecting an incumbent contractor's claims that the agency improperly created a monopoly on federal travel services by choosing just one contract winner.

CWTSatoTravel, the government travel division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, filed its protest in June, saying that the GSA broke federal rules requiring multiple winners in indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contracts, under which agencies can divide work into individual task orders that can be shared between...
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