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Articles tagged “business travel”

Business Travel

Google Is Cutting Back on Corporate Travel for Workers – Report

We last heard expressions like essential and business-critical travel only during the lows of the pandemic, when companies ceased travel to protect their employees. It's not the sort of language the travel industry wants to hear right now.

Google Is Cutting Back on Corporate Travel for Workers – Report

Airlines

IAG’s Avios Points Push and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, IAG is seeking more customers for its Avios currency, U.S. companies are substantially cutting business travel budgets and Hilton is again pushing sustainability to its corporate clients.

IAG’s Avios Points Push and Other Top Stories This Week

Business Travel

Lodging Startup Landing Raises $125 Million to Redefine Corporate Housing

So-called next-gen lodging platforms are doubling down on corporate needs, anything from remote work and relocations to extended projects, and even perks for personal use.

Lodging Startup Landing Raises $125 Million to Redefine Corporate Housing

Business Travel

Flight Centre Makes a Dig at Bigger Rivals as it Takes Their Clients

With so much consolidation taking place, the group reckons its FCM Travel arm is now the only global alternative to the legacy travel management companies. They may disagree.

Flight Centre Makes a Dig at Bigger Rivals as it Takes Their Clients

Business Travel

Travel Managers Urged to Get a Handle on Remote Workers

Hybrid work is here to stay, but most companies aren’t taking control of the management of co-work or flexible office spaces in the same way they manage travel. And that’s going to become a costly mistake.

Travel Managers Urged to Get a Handle on Remote Workers

Business Travel

Egencia President Stresses Independence Under New Owner Amex GBT

Plenty of pandemic-era agency acquisitions are wrapping up, and it's notable that some brand names are disappearing. Egencia's boss is adamant that won't be the case with this deal.

Egencia President Stresses Independence Under New Owner Amex GBT

Hotels

Marriott Opens Expansive New Headquarters Despite Rise of Hybrid Working

Travel companies may agree that business travel will return to pre-pandemic levels, but they don't all agree on when. Many eyes will watch Marriott's move to bring workers back to the office.

Marriott Opens Expansive New Headquarters Despite Rise of Hybrid Working

Business Travel

Concur Rebuilds Booking Tool From Scratch for Younger Business Travelers

The ubiquitous company booking tool is getting its first overhaul in 15 years, to let the next generation of business travelers book more of what they want. That’s the good news. The bad news is it’s going to take a while.

Concur Rebuilds Booking Tool From Scratch for Younger Business Travelers

News Blog

TripActions Secures One of Its Biggest Clients Yet With Unilever Win

There's a reshuffle taking place, as corporate travel agencies battle it out against each other for business coming out of the pandemic. Now TripActions claims it has secured one of its biggest enterprise customers to date, poaching the consumer goods giant from a major rival. The startup said it has been selected by London-headquartered Unilever,…

News Blog

Corp Travel Agency CTM Finally Returns to Yearly Profit

Australia’s Corporate Travel Management has managed to convert the recovery in global business trips into a small profit, after more than two years of tough trading conditions. It was boosted in particular by winning large accounts off rival agencies, according to CEO Jamie Pherous, and three pandemic-era acquisitions, the most recent being 1000 Mile Travel…