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Nevada Wants Business Travelers for Longer Blended Stays Outside of Las Vegas

A new state-wide program predicts six community projects across rural Nevada will tap into the emerging blended travel market, and that convention delegates will welcome a break from the Strip's bright lights.

Nevada Wants Business Travelers for Longer Blended Stays Outside of Las Vegas

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Airline Ticket Prices Are Fairer Indicator of Passenger Carbon Emissions Than Seat Size — Study

Premium, business or first-class seat are regarded as more harmful to the environment, because the passenger is taking up more space on the aircraft. Most countries tax them more, too. But according to a new study, allocating passenger aircraft emissions using airfares rather than travel class gives a more accurate idea of individual contributions, prompting…

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Amex GBT Restructures to Focus on Smaller Companies

American Express Global Business Travel is restructuring to focus on small and medium-sized companies, with layoffs expected in the first half of the year. Job losses are expected to be less than 2 percent. Amex GBT announced the overhaul internally on Tuesday, and expects to incur restructuring and related charges of $20 million to $25…

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Lyft’s New Emission Tracking Tool For Rideshare Business Travel

Lyft is introducing a new sustainability dashboard for companies in the Lyft Business Portal. Lyft Business is the app's travel management solution that streamlines ground transportation for organizations. Business customers starting Wednesday can access rideshare greenhouse gas emissions data for their company on the platform. That information reflects the usage of Lyft Business solutions on…

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Booking.com Partner Serko Gets Lift From Business Travel Recovery

Serko is reaping the rewards from a deal signed with the online agency just weeks before the pandemic hit, and now with “unmanaged travel” returning, the outlook has improved considerably.

Booking.com Partner Serko Gets Lift From Business Travel Recovery

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What I Learned in Davos About Managing Travel’s New Complexity

Having spent the last six years of my career focused on the "journey," which is how all of us experience travel, solutions to the litany of requirements ahead are manageable. But today, our building blocks for managing tomorrow’s burgeoning global travel are only at a starting point.

What I Learned in Davos About Managing Travel’s New Complexity

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The Problem With Keeping Your ‘Hush Trips’ From Employers

Remote workers are taking more trips with their laptops, but preferring not to reveal where they've headed to their bosses. It sounds like fun, but in the long term it may not be that great for them, or their employers.

The Problem With Keeping Your ‘Hush Trips’ From Employers

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Hertz, Uber Bringing 25,000 Electric Cars to European Cities

After renting out some 50,000 electric cars to Uber drivers across North America, Hertz is now taking its partnership with the ride hailing giant to Europe, where it will make 25,000 Tesla and Polestar vehicles available. The European expansion begins in London this month, before it adds other European capitals including Paris and Amsterdam. The…

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Zoom Doesn’t Cut It as Corporate Travelers Seek More Conference Networking

A new report from Deloitte singles out the power of networking as the main reason for a resurgence in travel, but the truth is the pendulum is swinging wildly because companies are rediscovering the merits of travel for a range of purposes — or at least they are until expenses get reined back in.

Zoom Doesn’t Cut It as Corporate Travelers Seek More Conference Networking

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Ashton Kutcher’s Venture Firm Leads $15 Million Investment in Climate Tech Startup

Actor (and travel tech investor) Ashton Kutcher is at it again, as his Sound Ventures venture capital firm has co-led a $15 million investment in climate tech company Chooose. It’s the latest in a long chapter of travel investing for Kutcher, revealed on Friday, with previous deals including Affirm, Airbnb, Hipmunk and Citymaps, which was…