Articles tagged “business travel”

No Time for Bleisure — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

No Time for Bleisure — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Business travelers have a lot of guidelines to follow when they're on the road. Smart employers — and travel companies — listen to feedback and try to deliver what road warriors are asking for.

1 week ago

Brazil’s Business Travelers Haven’t Returned to Frequent Flying Yet

Brazil’s Business Travelers Haven’t Returned to Frequent Flying Yet

Esha Dey and Fabiola Moura, Bloomberg

Business travel spending dropped in Brazil in 2016, and continued uncertainty in the market is making a recovery difficult. Will companies get used to keeping employees off the road?

1 week ago

A Scenario-Based Guide to Hotels for Business Travel in Hong Kong

A Scenario-Based Guide to Hotels for Business Travel in Hong Kong

Colin Nagy, Skift

A quick, no-nonsense guide to where to stay for business trips in one of the world's most spectacular cities: Hong Kong.

1 week ago

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A Mobile-First Mentality Is Key to Engaging Today’s Business Traveler

A Mobile-First Mentality Is Key to Engaging Today’s Business Traveler

Sabre + Skift

Companies need to take a mobile-first approach that offers on-the-go flexibility to connect with today’s business travelers, encourage in-program bookings, and help make travel and expense activities as seamless as possible.

2 weeks ago

Business Travel Startup Upside Raising $100 Million in New Funding

Business Travel Startup Upside Raising $100 Million in New Funding

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Priceline founder Jay Walker aims with Upside to offer an alternative for smaller companies buying travel. If the reports of the latest funding round are true, investors must believe Walker is going to work some of his entrepreneurial magic again. On the other hand, they've been wrong before.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks ago

U.S. Business Travel Is Still Expected to Grow in 2017 — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

U.S. Business Travel Is Still Expected to Grow in 2017 — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Perhaps the fears of a business travel downturn in the U.S. have been overblown.

2 weeks ago

Business Travel Growth Is Expected to Rise in U.S. Despite Recent Dip

Business Travel Growth Is Expected to Rise in U.S. Despite Recent Dip

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

International travel to the U.S. will continue to grow this year, according to U.S. Travel. But given the unpredictability of the U.S. government at this time, the outlook could get worse in a hurry.

2 weeks ago

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Free Insights Deck: Demystifying Airbnb For Corporate Travel Managers

Free Insights Deck: Demystifying Airbnb For Corporate Travel Managers

Airbnb + Skift

It’s no question that many modern business travelers are seeking alternative accommodations to customize their travel experience. In this overarching examination of the overall state of the corporate travel market, we’re breaking down what Airbnb for Work can add to a managed travel plan for travelers and travel managers alike.

3 weeks ago

Women Want Safe Business Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Women Want Safe Business Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Companies need to be aware of the concerns and needs of female travelers and empower them to do their jobs safely on the road.

3 weeks ago

The Cost of Uncertainty — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

The Cost of Uncertainty — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Travel industry advocates have been asking the new U.S. administration to send a welcoming message to the world's travelers for months now. They're still waiting, and worrying about the impact of policies that seem more likely to discourage visitors.

4 weeks ago

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Building Millennial Business Traveler Loyalty Through Better Mobile Experiences

Building Millennial Business Traveler Loyalty Through Better Mobile Experiences

DEEM + Skift

Like so many other industries, corporate travel is being shaped by mobile-first millennials—which means companies must adapt to meet their unique habits, or be left behind.

1 month ago