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Business Travel

Selina Looks to Bring 4 Million Freelancers Into Its Remote Working Fold

This new partnership with well-known freelancing platform Fiverr is yet another sign of the ongoing blending of travel and work.

Selina Looks to Bring 4 Million Freelancers Into Its Remote Working Fold

Business Travel

Amex GBT Stays Patient on China to Recoup Missing Revenue

There's still some way to go for the world's biggest corporate travel agency. Recovery is in its sights, and clinching JP Morgan is a major win, but as we've seen so far in 2022, a lot can happen over the next six months, with high hopes on China.

Amex GBT Stays Patient on China to Recoup Missing Revenue

Business Travel

Taiwan Tensions Could Drive Up Travel Costs Significantly, CWT Warns

Geopolitical uncertainties are singled out in the latest Global Business Travel Forecast, which underscores the volatility the corporate travel industry is experiencing, and perhaps the pointlessness of trying to predict prices in the first place.

Taiwan Tensions Could Drive Up Travel Costs Significantly, CWT Warns

Business Travel

Behind Brazil’s Plan to Launch South America’s First Digital Nomad Village

As a perfect example of how countries can embrace a "locals first" approach to tourism, the government is supporting a new NomadX-backed project in the north-west of the country, after a similar scheme in Europe injected $30 million into the local economy.

Behind Brazil’s Plan to Launch South America’s First Digital Nomad Village

Business Travel

Sabre Blames Airline Delays for Losses

After a strong first quarter, the technology company has been snagged by the operational issues that plagued airlines and airports in June. It was all going so well, too.

Sabre Blames Airline Delays for Losses

Business Travel

Accor Predicts 20 Percent of Business Meetings Are Gone Forever

A European business leader group has spoken out during the hotel group’s latest Masters of Travel gathering. Their views cement several trends that have been picking up pace since the pandemic began.

Accor Predicts 20 Percent of Business Meetings Are Gone Forever

Airlines

Southwest Removes Flight Credit Expiration Dates to Boost Business Travel Recovery

A surprise move from the airline, and costly too, with a "one-time hit" of up to $300 million already set to impact its third quarter results. But it's a clever strategy to win more corporate business, as companies won't fret so much about rushing to use up their vouchers in the future.

Southwest Removes Flight Credit Expiration Dates to Boost Business Travel Recovery

Business Travel

3 Ways to Effectively Market to Remote Workers

Many tourists are hitting the beach with their laptops for a summer of work and play. Travel brands need to make their marketing dollars count and figure out ways to reach them.

3 Ways to Effectively Market to Remote Workers

Business Travel

Startup Spotnana to Use $75 Million in New Funding to Continue Unraveling Business Travel’s Complexities

The company, which is backed by Concur co-founder Steve Singh, is still on its mission to quietly dismantle the underlying technology and commercial kickbacks that the corporate travel industry was built on. That costs a lot of money.

Startup Spotnana to Use $75 Million in New Funding to Continue Unraveling Business Travel’s Complexities

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Warns of an Uneven Corporate Travel Recovery

Most businesses reopened their offices during the past few months, or held their first company retreats in years, leading to a surge in travel. But where do you go from there? Airline execs should be worried because things could be about to tail off.

Alaska Airlines Warns of an Uneven Corporate Travel Recovery