Articles tagged “amex”

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

Daily Podcast: Mastercard’s Travel Optimism

Good morning from Skift. It's Monday, January 31, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Mastercard’s Travel Optimism

Tourism

Wellness Vacations Are the Next Big Splurge for Global Travelers

Yoga retreats will always have a place, but it's this expanded consumer definition of wellness activities that presents big opportunities ahead for the travel industry.

Wellness Vacations Are the Next Big Splurge for Global Travelers

Rental Cars

Hertz Bidding War Winner Is Certares and Knighthead in an Auction

Now that the investor winners and losers are clear, Hertz is tasked with the even harder job of retooling the business to adapt to a diminished business travel environement — at least in the short term.

Hertz Bidding War Winner Is Certares and Knighthead in an Auction

Business Travel

Amex GBT CEO Sees Newly Distributed Workforces as Opportunity

American Express GBT's top boss Paul Abbott knows that having a distributed workforce can boost business travel spending. The travel management giant itself went 90 percent remote in the U.S. several years ago, and it saw its business travel expenses rise.

Amex GBT CEO Sees Newly Distributed Workforces as Opportunity

Coronavirus

AmEx Expects to See a Rush of People to Travel This Summer

Pent-up demand will rescue consumer travel, but here's another prediction that corporate travel will lag as companies limit spending.

AmEx Expects to See a Rush of People to Travel This Summer

Online Travel

This Newly Public $500 Million Company Is Set Up to Go Shopping for Travel Acquisitions

Greg O'Hara and Noam Gottesman will be shopping for a winner, but unlike early stage investors, they can hunt for a travel company with an extensive track record. In the midst of a global pandemic, this is not a done deal, but you can bet a deal will get done.

This Newly Public $500 Million Company Is Set Up to Go Shopping for Travel Acquisitions

Meetings

Planners Pressured by Uncertain Future as Meeting Sector Booms

Boom times for the meeting and events sector are disrupting the status quo, putting pressure on planners to do more with less. We are entering a period of unprecedented change for the industry.

Planners Pressured by Uncertain Future as Meeting Sector Booms

Business Travel

American Express Global Business Travel Agrees to Buy Hogg Robinson Group

Hogg Robinson Group has gone through a significant amount of restructuring in recent years. The board obviously thinks now is the right time to cash in.

American Express Global Business Travel Agrees to Buy Hogg Robinson Group

Online Travel

AmEx and J.P. Morgan Will Keep Sharing Marriott’s Credit Card Program

AmEx breathes a sigh of relief with this deal to hold onto the Starwood credit card business, which Marriott will merge into a combined program in 2018. But we're skeptical the new cards will buck the trend in travel loyalty co-brand cards generally becoming less rewarding for consumers than general-purpose credit cards.

AmEx and J.P. Morgan Will Keep Sharing Marriott’s Credit Card Program