Articles tagged “american express”

Business Travel

American Express Preps for Downturn Despite Boost From Travel Spending

Concerns about economic headwinds are real for American Express, but it is still forecasting a great full-year — thanks to surging leisure and business travel.

American Express Preps for Downturn Despite Boost From Travel Spending

Online Travel

Capital One Travel Takes On Rival Banks With 10x Rewards for Luxury Hotels

Capital One Travel's 10x rewards for bookings in its soon-to-be-launched luxury hotel collection is a statement as banks dig deeper into travel: We are going to be a player.

Capital One Travel Takes On Rival Banks With 10x Rewards for Luxury Hotels

Travel Agents

American Express Travel’s Rebound and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, millennials spark American Express Travel's growth, hotels turn to mocktails to attract increasingly health-conscious guests, and a new low-cost airline launches in Sri Lanka.

American Express Travel’s Rebound and Other Top Stories This Week

Business Travel

Sonesta Bets on Smaller Biz Group Meetings With New Loyalty Scheme

The fast-growing hotelier has launched a loyalty program called "Business Pass" with a focus on micro-events. The sticking point is only about a fifth of Sonesta's portfolio is onboard.

Sonesta Bets on Smaller Biz Group Meetings With New Loyalty Scheme

Travel Agents

American Express Travel Sees an Advanced Bookings Surge

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at a leading travel agency’s optimism, one destination’s digital nomad edge, and a London airport backing down.

American Express Travel Sees an Advanced Bookings Surge

Travel Agents

American Express Travel Is Right on Point for Certain Millennial Travelers

The American Express Travel website and mobile experience won't win user experience awards. But it may have something better for cardmembers — private fares, other negotiated deals, perks and points redemption.

American Express Travel Is Right on Point for Certain Millennial Travelers

Tourism

American Express Gets a Boost From Increased Travel Spending

American Express raising its annual revenue forecast, in large part due to increased travel spending, is a major sign a possible recession won't dent travel's recovery.

American Express Gets a Boost From Increased Travel Spending

Business Travel

Mastering the Psychology Behind How Guests Want to Pay Hotel Bills

Most pieces of hotel research tend to look at how guests feel about staff service levels, or fluffier stuff like dining and decor, but a new psychological study commissioned by Amadeus reveals the extent to which a brand can be damaged by a poor payment experience.

Mastering the Psychology Behind How Guests Want to Pay Hotel Bills

News Blog

American Express Global Business Travel To Debut on Tuesday — Interesting Factoids

It's a holiday weekend in the U.S. so what better time to break up the monotony of barbecues and beach, and burrow into a Securities and Exchange Commission filing about the pending SPAC debut Tuesday of American Express Global Business Travel. Among the takeaways: The merger of Apollo Strategic Growth Capital and Amex GBT will…

Travel Booking

American Express Benefits From Travel Rebound Boosting Card Spending

Travel and entertainment spending on American Express cards rose 121 percent in the first quarter — even with variant flare-ups. One more benefactor of the serious pent-up demand to travel.

American Express Benefits From Travel Rebound Boosting Card Spending