Articles tagged “bleisure”

Singapore Launches WeChat Mini Program Catering to Chinese Bleisure Travelers

Singapore Launches WeChat Mini Program Catering to Chinese Bleisure Travelers

Richard Whiddington, Jing Travel

Singapore is ahead of the curve when it comes to its Chinese inbound strategy. It's the first country destination to roll out a WeChat Mini Program specifically targeted to Chinese business travelers attending meetings and events.

10 months ago

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New Report: 10 Business Travel Trends for 2020

New Report: 10 Business Travel Trends for 2020

TripActions + Skift

What’s in store for the business travel sector in 2020? Our newest trend report, created in partnership with corporate travel management leader TripActions, offers a prediction on the 10 trends that will have the biggest impact on business travel in the year ahead.

11 months ago

Remote Year Founder Talks About Taking Corp Travel to a Whole New Level

Remote Year Founder Talks About Taking Corp Travel to a Whole New Level

Skift, Isaac Carey

Remote Year flips the average business trip on its head, making it more about the destination rather than the nature of the work itself. As flexibility becomes more important for business travelers, the company sees increasing interest from employees and managers alike.

1 year ago

Business Travel Is Tough on Employees’ Home Lives: Bleisure Can Help

Business Travel Is Tough on Employees’ Home Lives: Bleisure Can Help

Isaac Carey, Skift

New research has important info for employers who want to make sure their travelers stick around and don’t come to resent frequent work trips.

1 year ago

Luxury Travel Agencies Claim Bragging Rights in VIP Business Travel

Luxury Travel Agencies Claim Bragging Rights in VIP Business Travel

Maria Lenhart, Skift

Some luxury-focused leisure travel agencies are finding success in handling their clients' business travel needs. The bleisure trend, as well as the desire for CEOs to keep their lavish travel a secret from employees, is creating opportunities for these agencies.

1 year ago

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Travel Managers Turn to Creative Solutions to Meet Ever-Increasing Duty of Care Obligations

Travel Managers Turn to Creative Solutions to Meet Ever-Increasing Duty of Care Obligations

Medjet + Skift

As business travel booms, companies are focused on their obligations to provide cost-effective health and safety support for their organizational travelers. Accidents, illnesses, and safety concerns can happen, and creative turnkey solutions are helping firms of all sizes cover an ever-increasing number of trips for work, pleasure, and those that combine the two.

1 year ago

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New Research: Business and Leisure Travel are Becoming Increasingly Blurred

New Research: Business and Leisure Travel are Becoming Increasingly Blurred

Expedia Group Media Solutions + Skift

It’s not particularly shocking to learn that travelers combine their business and leisure travels, but it may be somewhat surprising to hear that this is still a rapidly growing phenomenon. Brands should take notice.

2 years ago

Florida Addresses Its Business Travel Slump by Adding Leisure to the Mix

Florida Addresses Its Business Travel Slump by Adding Leisure to the Mix

Dan Peltier, Skift

Florida probably has a better chance than most states to convince business travelers to turn into tourists for a couple days, but it will also take more employers to give the thumbs up to this trend.

2 years ago

Combining Business and Leisure Travel Is the New Normal

Combining Business and Leisure Travel Is the New Normal

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

People don't leave their preferences and desires behind when they travel for business. New research shows that tech workers, in particular, love to turn their business trips into a mini-vacation.

2 years ago

Tech Workers Combine Business and Leisure Travel Most Often

Tech Workers Combine Business and Leisure Travel Most Often

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The more information we get on the habits of travelers who combine business and leisure, the more obvious it becomes that the notion of the siloed, well-behaving business traveler is completely outdated.

2 years ago

Time-Starved Business Travelers Are Missing the Bleisure Trend

Time-Starved Business Travelers Are Missing the Bleisure Trend

Hannah Sampson, Skift

While bleisure travel isn't growing in a huge way, this study shows nearly half of millennial business travelers add leisure to business trips. Those young travelers could cut back as they get older — or employers might need to better adjust to a rise in bleisure down the road.

3 years ago

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Free Research: Profile of the American Bleisure Traveler

Free Research: Profile of the American Bleisure Traveler

Expedia Media Solutions + Skift

These days, it’s not uncommon for business travelers to add additional leisure travel days to a business trip — so how can brands understand this segment and capitalize on this trend?

4 years ago