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Articles tagged “business travel”

U.S. Travel Growth Is Slowing Due to International and Business Weakness

U.S. Travel Growth Is Slowing Due to International and Business Weakness

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It looks like the trend of slow growth for travel in the United States — or no growth, in some sectors — will continue into early 2017.

4 days ago

Travel Managers Need to Work on Communication — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Travel Managers Need to Work on Communication — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Employers want their business travelers to comply with policy. Step one: Communicate that policy effectively.

1 week ago

Concur Expands Into China’s Corporate Travel Market

Concur Expands Into China’s Corporate Travel Market

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The corporate travel management arms race in China is heating up since the country's business travel market continues to surge. China, however, is an extremely complicated market with its own unique idiosyncrasies and pitfalls.

1 week ago

There’s a Communication Gap Between Business Travelers and Employers

There’s a Communication Gap Between Business Travelers and Employers

Hannah Sampson, Skift

If companies really want travelers to comply with policy, they should start with making sure their communication is effective.

2 weeks ago

Why Short-Term Rentals Will Change the Business Travel Landscape

Why Short-Term Rentals Will Change the Business Travel Landscape

Wouter Geerts, Euromonitor

Travelers are increasingly demanding control for their leisure trips, so why not for their business trips too? It will not be long before this becomes the norm.

3 weeks ago

Brexit Hasn’t Ruined European Business Travel Yet

Brexit Hasn’t Ruined European Business Travel Yet

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The initial surprise over the Brexit vote has waned, but lingering uncertainty over the long-term effects remain. That could still impact business travel in the coming years.

3 weeks ago

Corporate Travel Insiders Hope Trump Will Focus on Business Improvements, Tone Down Rhetoric

Corporate Travel Insiders Hope Trump Will Focus on Business Improvements, Tone Down Rhetoric

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It will take months and maybe years for the full impact of a new U.S. president to be felt in the corporate travel industry. Right now all we have are campaign promises and threats, and lots of questions about the future.

1 month ago

5 Travel Executives React to Muted 2017 Business Travel Outlook

5 Travel Executives React to Muted 2017 Business Travel Outlook

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

A lack of business travel demand generally means lower prices and less spend for businesses. It also means business travel could be waning, a bad sign for the overall economy.

1 month ago

China’s Business Travel Spending Growth is Slowing But Still Significant

China’s Business Travel Spending Growth is Slowing But Still Significant

Hannah Sampson, Skift

China is already the world's largest business travel market and getting even larger, though most of that travel takes place within the country. We're interested to see how the global industry adapts when more of those business trips are international.

1 month ago

Business Travelers Are Searching for a Better Work-Life Balance

Business Travelers Are Searching for a Better Work-Life Balance

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Everyone wants a better balance between their personal and work lives. Younger travelers are leading the charge when it comes to helping push forward more progressive change in corporate travel policy.

1 month ago

The New Face of Business Travel  — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

The New Face of Business Travel — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Millennials are a driving force in society, and business travel is no exception. We expect the corporate travel world to recognize the changes younger road warriors want to see and put them into practice — eventually.

1 month ago

Millennials Are Now the Most Frequent Business Travelers

Millennials Are Now the Most Frequent Business Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel brands need to start paying attention to how younger travelers book travel, especially in business travel. Companies will have a new set of challenges to face, especially if airline or hotel loyalty programs and other perks are less important than local experiences or brand identity.

1 month ago