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Business Travel

Vacation Rentals on Business Trips? Who Gets the Best Airline Seat?

Business travel still has a long way to go in terms of sustainability and accommodating employee needs. Mastercard’s latest survey shows how no company is the same.

Vacation Rentals on Business Trips? Who Gets the Best Airline Seat?

Tourism

Inside Chicago’s New Neighborhood Travel Show

“The 77” video campaign is one way Choose Chicago is encouraging inclusive community tourism. And it’s a tasty one.

Inside Chicago’s New Neighborhood Travel Show

Business Travel

Mastercard’s New App Embraces Virtual Card Trend in Corporate Travel

Mastercard knows it’s not the only player in the world of mobile virtual cards. With its new app, Mastercard wants to stand out as an MVP in streamlining corporate travel while serving a wave of companies adopting this innovation.

Mastercard’s New App Embraces Virtual Card Trend in Corporate Travel

Airlines

American Airlines Revamps Passenger Experience Amid Premium Travel Boom

From rethinking menus to opting for more comfortable and sustainable bedding, American is hoping to win over more premium travelers with more premium products.

American Airlines Revamps Passenger Experience Amid Premium Travel Boom

Online Travel

Priceline, Trivago See Price Gains in These French Cities Ahead of Paris Olympics

Buckle in for a bustling summer of bookings across France. You could (partially) blame that on the soccer frenzy.

Priceline, Trivago See Price Gains in These French Cities Ahead of Paris Olympics

Tourism

Citi, Chase Will Cover Steeper Global Entry Fees for Premium Cardholders

Citi and Chase plan to chase the rising Global Entry fees, allowing cardholders to still access Global Entry.

Citi, Chase Will Cover Steeper Global Entry Fees for Premium Cardholders

Airlines

Tokyo Soars Back Into Busiest Airport Ranking Amid Japanese Travel Boom

In 2023, air travel got pretty close to pre-pandemic levels. This thrust Tokyo Haneda and Seoul’s Incheon Airport back into the spotlight.

Tokyo Soars Back Into Busiest Airport Ranking Amid Japanese Travel Boom

Online Travel

Hostelworld CEO Sees Profit Rebound, Adoption of Traveler Chat Tool

Hostelworld CEO Gary Morrison is ringing in the evolution of the hostel dweller. More solo travelers look for friends with chat tools, and bunking up can bring carbon emissions down.

Hostelworld CEO Sees Profit Rebound, Adoption of Traveler Chat Tool

Hotels

No Carbon Credits, No Problem: This Hotel Hopes to Be ‘Carbon Positive’ Without Them

Populus’ in-house environmental strategies will help it stay carbon neutral. The team’s off-site plans will take things a step further, but they don’t include the carbon credit shortcut.

No Carbon Credits, No Problem: This Hotel Hopes to Be ‘Carbon Positive’ Without Them

Startups

This Y Combinator Startup Wants To Be Africa’s ‘Backbone of Travel’

Some investors are hesitant to fund startups in places experiencing currency volatility, but Triply overcame that challenge while consolidating payment tools for smaller travel businesses.

This Y Combinator Startup Wants To Be Africa’s ‘Backbone of Travel’