Articles tagged “business travel”

Airlines

Daily Podcast: One-Way Airline Tickets Are Surging

Good morning from Skift. It's Frida, June 24 in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: One-Way Airline Tickets Are Surging

Business Travel

Venture Capital Legend Tim Draper Looks to Franchise Hostels

Startup Draper House, which is part of the billionaire investor's funding network, is the perfect embodiment of entrepreneurial tourism, a fast-growing sub sector that blends startup culture and venture capital with hospitality. Co-branding opportunities could help it expand rapidly.

Venture Capital Legend Tim Draper Looks to Franchise Hostels

Business Travel

Inflation Prompts Corporate Travel Buyers to Hold Off Negotiating Hotel Rates for 2023

Companies are holding their nerve, because hotels have the upper hand right now when it comes to dictating rates. It’s a gamble leaving negotiations until so late, but you have to question how long prices can keep climbing.

Inflation Prompts Corporate Travel Buyers to Hold Off Negotiating Hotel Rates for 2023

Business Travel

Home Swapping Platforms Return With Strategies Targeting Remote Work

Growing numbers of remote workers and soaring travel and accommodation costs represent favorable conditions for house exchange platforms to thrive in, but are people ready to trust strangers during a time when confidence is low?

Home Swapping Platforms Return With Strategies Targeting Remote Work

Business Travel

Corp Travel Giant CWT’s Secret to Managing the Labor Shortage

Travel management firms face challenges helping their customers deal with widespread travel disruption this year, the inevitable knock-on effect from the wider industry's own struggles with labor shortages. CWT needs to staff up as quickly as possible.

Corp Travel Giant CWT’s Secret to Managing the Labor Shortage

Business Travel

Global Hotel Group Signs up NH Hotels in Loyalty Pushback on Big Brands

Global Hotel Alliance notches up 21 million members after signing up Spain’s NH Group. It might now have an eclectic mix of global independent brands, but will need to watch its rivals' next steps closely: if they're not merging, they're leveraging their considerably greater size and scale to secure new loyalty partnerships outside traditional hospitality channels.

Global Hotel Group Signs up NH Hotels in Loyalty Pushback on Big Brands

Business Travel

When Travel Agencies Fail on the Leisure Part of ‘Bleisure’ Trips

With so-called workcations on the rise, Amadeus is ready to support travel management platforms that reflect the way employees are blending their professional and personal lives, something agencies just aren't grasping.

When Travel Agencies Fail on the Leisure Part of ‘Bleisure’ Trips

Business Travel

Trip.com Sees Biggest Business Travel Growth in China’s Second Cities

As for future business travel hotspots in China, plenty of gems come up in a new report published this week by Trip.Biz, the corporate travel division of Trip.com. It offers agencies real insight into the minds of business travelers, as well as opportunities to grow in a country that's ready to rebound after strict lockdowns.

Trip.com Sees Biggest Business Travel Growth in China’s Second Cities

Business Travel

Accor Puts Co-Working Spaces Into Its Africa Hotels

The commercial success of a new franchise deal between Accor's co-working brand Wojo and Kasada Capital Management hinges on whether digital nomads can be tempted to stray from Europe.

Accor Puts Co-Working Spaces Into Its Africa Hotels

Business Travel

Hertz Tests WeWork Alliance to Pick Up More Remote Workers

Expect to see plenty more travel-infused partnerships over the coming months, because everyone wants a bite of a recovery that could smash records this year.

Hertz Tests WeWork Alliance to Pick Up More Remote Workers