Articles tagged “business travel”

Business Travelers Are Stressed About Safety and Work-Life Balance

Business Travelers Are Stressed About Safety and Work-Life Balance

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

At the same time that many companies are implementing more traveler-friendly policies in order to make life better for their business travelers, fear and anxiety caused by politics and safety issues may be undercutting those gains.

2 mins ago

The Innovators of Extended Stay — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

The Innovators of Extended Stay — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

As extended stay properties and homesharing companies seek to expand their markets, will more business travelers opt for the comfort of home-like amenities?

5 days ago

Pilot Shortage Is a Factor In United Moving Away From Regional Jets

Pilot Shortage Is a Factor In United Moving Away From Regional Jets

Justin Bachman , Bloomberg

United is reversing strategy and downplaying regional jets in favor of mainline service on important business routes domestically. The about-face from former CEO Jeff Smisek's strategy under current execs Munoz and Kirby will have rivals likely redrawing their own plans.

6 days ago

New Business Hotel in London To Test Whether Lifestyle Category Can Scale

New Business Hotel in London To Test Whether Lifestyle Category Can Scale

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

The Ned Hotel in London wants to be known as an urban resort and not a traditional business hotel. The founders hope to define the business hotel -- we mean, the urban resort -- of the future.

1 week ago

Corporate Travel Still Doesn’t Get Homesharing Despite Business Traveler Use

Corporate Travel Still Doesn’t Get Homesharing Despite Business Traveler Use

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Business travelers and their employers want safety, quality, and consistency; if homesharing companies can provide those things, we expect more acceptance from travel policies.

1 week ago

The Change Millennials Already Embrace — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

The Change Millennials Already Embrace — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Younger business travelers are comfortable with new services and change in general. Traditional players in the industry should take note.

3 weeks ago

Domestic U.S. Business Travel Hits a Downturn

Domestic U.S. Business Travel Hits a Downturn

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

International travel to the U.S. remained strong in February, probably because travelers still went on trips they had planned months in advance. Domestic business travel, however, has begun to decrease.

3 weeks ago

Skift’s Most Interesting Corporate Travel Startups 2017

Skift’s Most Interesting Corporate Travel Startups 2017

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Innovation used to be hard to come by in corporate travel. Today, these startups are doing the hard work of moving the industry forward -- and major players are paying attention.

1 month ago

U.S. Business Travelers See Terrorism as Most Important Concern

U.S. Business Travelers See Terrorism as Most Important Concern

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Most business travelers are still extremely concerned about the threat posed by terrorism. They also think that their employers are doing a good job taking care of their safety when traveling for business.

1 month ago

Businesses Are Getting an Unwelcoming Vibe From the Travel Ban

Businesses Are Getting an Unwelcoming Vibe From the Travel Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

International business travel to the U.S. has been a weak point recently due to the strong dollar. We may be about to find out how much worse it can get.

2 months ago

Taking the User-Friendly Approach — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Taking the User-Friendly Approach — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Corporate travel can be complicated, so the words "simple" and "user-friendly" are welcome concepts — especially for busy business travelers.

2 months ago

Employers Are Still Wary About Business Travel Under Trump’s New Ban

Employers Are Still Wary About Business Travel Under Trump’s New Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

While the latest executive order banning travel from certain countries created less chaos, business travel executives are clearly still concerned about the potential impact. We'll see in the coming months if that translates to a drop in business travel.

2 months ago