Articles tagged “business travel”

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.

2 days 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.

3 days ago

Trump Slump Could Take a $1.3 Billion Toll on U.S. Travel Spending

Trump Slump Could Take a $1.3 Billion Toll on U.S. Travel Spending

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It's hard to know exactly how much the U.S. will lose out on international visitors and travel spending because of policies under the Trump administration, but the fact that an industry group is making this kind of statement shows that there's widespread concern.

1 week ago

The Power of Automation — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

The Power of Automation — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Automation is already a big part of how travel management companies operate, and is set to disrupt other elements of business travel in the future.

2 weeks ago

Automation Is Poised to Further Disrupt Business Travel

Automation Is Poised to Further Disrupt Business Travel

Caroline Bremner, Euromonitor International

The forces disrupting business travel today are varied, but industry leaders should keep one thing in mind: The needs of travelers must stay a top priority.

2 weeks ago

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Are Single Platform Travel and Expense Tools Always Best for Business Travelers?

Are Single Platform Travel and Expense Tools Always Best for Business Travelers?

DEEM + Skift

Using a customized approach to corporate travel booking and expense management can often be more advantageous than sticking with a traditional single vendor solution, simply because that’s how it’s always been done.

2 weeks ago

What Buzzwords Tell Us About Corporate Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

What Buzzwords Tell Us About Corporate Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Trends and buzz phrases come and go, but we're here to cover the underlying forces that are changing the way corporate travel operates.

3 weeks ago

Airbnb Debuts Business Travel Search Tool

Airbnb Debuts Business Travel Search Tool

Olivia Zaleski , Bloomberg

Why hasn't Airbnb rolled this out sooner?

4 weeks ago

Emerging Markets Will Drive Business Travel Growth Over Next Decade

Emerging Markets Will Drive Business Travel Growth Over Next Decade

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

While emerging economies in Asia and Africa will see the greatest business travel increase over the next decade, according to WTTC forecasts, the U.S. and China will remain the largest global business travel markets.

1 month ago

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.

1 month 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?

1 month 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.

1 month ago