Articles tagged “business travel”

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.

5 days 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 week 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 weeks 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 weeks 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.

3 weeks ago

U.S. Business Travel Recovery Is Threatened by the Trump Travel Ban

U.S. Business Travel Recovery Is Threatened by the Trump Travel Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Business travel had a brief moment of optimism, but the rosy forecast could be in trouble if companies slip back into old uncertainty-driven patterns and keep employees off the road.

1 month ago

A Shakeup in Corporate Housing: Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

A Shakeup in Corporate Housing: Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

When a company updates its product to become easier for all parties to use — especially in corporate travel — we pay attention. The rest of the industry would be wise to do the same.

1 month ago

Corporate Travel Holds Its Breath Waiting for Trump’s Next Travel Ban

Corporate Travel Holds Its Breath Waiting for Trump’s Next Travel Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The first travel ban resulted in stranded travelers, widespread protests, and court battles. What will round two bring, and will corporate travel executives be better prepared this time?

1 month ago

Muslim-American Travelers Are Quietly Having Global Entry Privileges Revoked

Muslim-American Travelers Are Quietly Having Global Entry Privileges Revoked

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

While the public outcry may have died down while Americans await the Trump administration's next move, the recent travel ban may still be affecting U.S. citizens who are Muslim.

1 month ago

Key Business Travel Group Urges Trump to Rethink His Travel Ban

Key Business Travel Group Urges Trump to Rethink His Travel Ban

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Thursday night's court decision means travel can continue as it was before the executive order. But as GBTA's executive director pointed out, potential travelers know the situation is temporary and might be reluctant to make long-term plans.

1 month ago

What a Travel Ban Means for Business Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

What a Travel Ban Means for Business Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

If the past few weeks have shown us anything, it's that uncertainty did not end with the U.S. presidential election. Now, with a controversial travel ban tied up in court, companies are considering a reduction in business travel.

2 months ago

Payments Giants See Headwinds Affecting Travel in 2017

Payments Giants See Headwinds Affecting Travel in 2017

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel spending is stable globally. Nobody is really sure what 2017 will hold for leisure or business travel, however, given global instability and the high value of the U.S. dollar.

2 months ago