Articles tagged “amex gbt”

Business Travel

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

Mergers and Acquisitions

How Did All Those Travel SPACs End Up Doing?

You win some, you lose some. As quickly as SPACs soared on the hype, they lost much of their luster just as quickly on Wall Street. Travel SPACs were definitely no exception. Take a look at the numbers.

How Did All Those Travel SPACs End Up Doing?

News Blog

Amex GBT Partners With Dnata to Meet Middle East’s Growing Corporate Travel Demand

American Express Global Business Travel has partnered with Emirates Group-owned dnata to offer its global clients more local expertise in the Middle East region. The agency has signed a “preferred travel partner agreement” with Dubai-based dnata Travel Management. It will provide full end-to-end travel and meetings management services to Amex GBT’s customers, the company said.…

Business Travel

Building a Sustainable Airline Fuel Infrastructure

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at infrastructure for sustainable fuel, Booking.com's short-term rentals, and Norwegian Cruise Line's recovery.

Building a Sustainable Airline Fuel Infrastructure

Airlines

Airlines Tweak Schedules Toward Leisure Routes as One-Day Business Trips Falter

Was the one-day business trip ever the smartest decision on so many levels?

Airlines Tweak Schedules Toward Leisure Routes as One-Day Business Trips Falter

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

News Blog

Expedia Group Names Julie Whalen as Chief Financial Officer, First Woman There in This Leading Role

Expedia Group appointed board member Julie Whalen as the company's new chief financial officer, replacing Eric Hart, effective September 26. Whalen, the first female leader at this level at the company, will lead Expedia Group's global finance organization, and will have a high-profile position, helping to explain the company's performance during earnings call and conferences.…

Business Travel

Flight Centre Makes a Dig at Bigger Rivals as it Takes Their Clients

With so much consolidation taking place, the group reckons its FCM Travel arm is now the only global alternative to the legacy travel management companies. They may disagree.

Flight Centre Makes a Dig at Bigger Rivals as it Takes Their Clients

Airlines

More Mobility May Be Coming to Wheelchair Users on Planes

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at wheelchair users on planes, Amex GBT’s China optimism, and new family-friendly hotel rooms.

More Mobility May Be Coming to Wheelchair Users on Planes

Business Travel

Venture Capital Legend Tim Draper Looks to Franchise Hostels

Startup Draper House, which is part of the billionaire investor's funding network, is the perfect embodiment of entrepreneurial tourism, a fast-growing sub sector that blends startup culture and venture capital with hospitality. Co-branding opportunities could help it expand rapidly.

Venture Capital Legend Tim Draper Looks to Franchise Hostels