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Trip.com’s Business Travel Revenue Down 46 Percent

China’s ongoing lockdowns are weighing heavily on Trip.com’s business trip bookings. For its second quarter results, corporate travel revenue was $31 million, which is a 46 percent decrease on the same period in 2021. It was also 5 percent lower than the previous quarter. The company cited “continued disruptions resulting from the Covid-19 resurgence in…

Business Travel

Ennismore to Expand Its Hoxton Co-Work Concept to 12 More Hotel Brands

Lifestyle hotel fans will get to mix business with pleasure in a lot more locations in the future, as Ennismore's "Working From_" brand is earmarked for the rest of its global portfolio. It's very on brand with partner Accor too.

Ennismore to Expand Its Hoxton Co-Work Concept to 12 More Hotel Brands

Business Travel

The Uneven, Unreliable Return of Business Travel

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the return of business travel, tipping in hotels, and OYO’s probably IPO in 2023.

The Uneven, Unreliable Return of Business Travel

Business Travel

In Search of Corporate Travel’s Elusive Recovery

Most industry forecasts point to an eventual recovery — even to the 2019 high of $1.4 trillion in annual spending — as business trips start to bounce back. But many underlying trends are emerging in a fragile global economy. How we travel, and for what purpose, is far from certain as we enter a new era of accountability.

In Search of Corporate Travel’s Elusive Recovery

Business Travel

Singapore Regains Title as Conference Hotspot for Dealmakers and Investors

Business travel is booming, and rival financial hub Hong Kong can only look on in frustration as the international banking community flies in for some long overdue networking.

Singapore Regains Title as Conference Hotspot for Dealmakers and Investors

Business Travel

Remote Work May Win New Advocates Over Rising Energy Costs for Offices

Coronavirus threw traditional work and travel patterns into disarray last winter, forcing people to stay at home. But this time around concerns over sky-high energy bills could push people into co-working spaces to keep costs down.

Remote Work May Win New Advocates Over Rising Energy Costs for Offices

Business Travel

Mexico City Faces U.S. Remote Worker Surge Amidst Large Wealth Gap

Unless Mexico City authorities take concrete steps to rein in the short-term rental market, stories about local residents being priced out of their neighborhoods will continue to be all too common.

Mexico City Faces U.S. Remote Worker Surge Amidst Large Wealth Gap

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Sonder Adds Former CWT CEO Michelle Frymire to Its Board

In a further sign of its push into business travel, Sonder has added Michelle Frymire, the former CEO of corporate travel agency CWT, to its board of directors. The next-generation hospitality company this month also announced it has a chain code, SS, in the Sabre and Amadeus global distribution systems, and earlier this year expanded…

Airlines

Lufthansa and Amadeus Reset Their Distribution Relationship in Revamped Pact

The two European heavyweights claim they now see eye to eye on the future of airfare retailing. Just don’t expect pay-as-you-fly to take off just yet.

Lufthansa and Amadeus Reset Their Distribution Relationship in Revamped Pact

Business Travel

Black Entrepreneurs Receive Support for Ideas Focused on Travel

The inaugural Build In Tulsa Techstars Accelerator has group travel, payments and even networking in its sights as it builds on the Black Wall Street legacy.

Black Entrepreneurs Receive Support for Ideas Focused on Travel