Articles tagged “business traveler”

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American Airlines Expands its Shuttle Service to Help Business Travelers Go on ‘Autopilot’

American Airlines Expands its Shuttle Service to Help Business Travelers Go on ‘Autopilot’

American Airlines + Skift

American Airlines’ new commuter shuttle connecting New York LaGuardia and Chicago O’Hare airports aims to give business travelers an experience that's more efficient than ever.

5 months ago

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Why Airlines Should Embrace the Potential of Passenger Drones

Why Airlines Should Embrace the Potential of Passenger Drones

CarTrawler + Skift

Passenger drones are edging their way to becoming viable options for travelers transferring to and from airports. Airlines should explore how they can take advantage of this technology through potential upgrades and loyalty points before being left behind.

7 months ago

Marriott Shows Strength in Loyalty But Skift Research Underscores Hospitality’s Challenges

Marriott Shows Strength in Loyalty But Skift Research Underscores Hospitality’s Challenges

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

Consumer sentiment towards the majority of hotel loyalty programs has been improving over the past five years and the breadth of programs is also growing, but the path to real customer loyalty isn't that simple.

7 months ago

New Skift Research Report: What Works Best in Hospitality Loyalty Programs

New Skift Research Report: What Works Best in Hospitality Loyalty Programs

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

Despite numerous enhancements and considerable growth in hotel loyalty programs, opinions on the effectiveness and value of these programs vary widely among consumers and hotel owners. Our latest report evaluates these differing perspectives and offers hotel companies ways to navigate the challenging road to real customer loyalty.

7 months ago

New Skift Research Report: 2018 Global Travel Market Outlook

New Skift Research Report: 2018 Global Travel Market Outlook

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

With many global markets showing healthy signs of growth and consumer and business confidence high, we expect the travel industry to benefit from a solid year of macroeconomic growth in 2018.

12 months ago

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Deconstructing Airbnb’s Full Value For Corporate Travel Managers

Deconstructing Airbnb’s Full Value For Corporate Travel Managers

Airbnb + Skift

The next generation of business travelers is clearly interested in home-sharing accommodations, based on the value they provide both in terms of cost and traveler satisfaction.

1 year ago

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How a Corporate Travel Manager Thinks About Business Travel Today

How a Corporate Travel Manager Thinks About Business Travel Today

Egencia + Skift

The responsibilities of today’s corporate travel managers have become increasingly complex as new technology developments, global uncertainty, higher travel costs, and a growing focus on traveler satisfaction influence how employees travel.

1 year ago

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What Operational Excellence Really Means for Business Travel

What Operational Excellence Really Means for Business Travel

Delta Air Lines + Skift

Airlines need to deliver operational excellence to build long-term relationships with corporate travel managers and their travelers, but it’s often easier said than done. Delta has not only made real efforts to achieve operational excellence, but also provides its customers with full insight into how its performance compares with its competitors.

1 year ago

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Building Traveler Satisfaction: Voices from the Front Lines of Corporate Travel

Building Traveler Satisfaction: Voices from the Front Lines of Corporate Travel

Egencia + Skift

Most travel managers agree that traveler satisfaction is more of a focus now than it was even just a few years ago, as it’s becoming increasingly clear that it drives compliance, productivity, and overall employee engagement.

1 year ago

Delta’s Operations Disrupted By Mid-Atlantic Thunderstorms — Skift Business Traveler

Delta’s Operations Disrupted By Mid-Atlantic Thunderstorms — Skift Business Traveler

Grant Martin, Skift

Those traveling on Delta last week may have felt the aftershocks of a storm that moved through Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport and turned operations on their head.

2 years ago

Business Meetings Turn to Spas and Wellness Resorts for Manicures and Team-Building

Business Meetings Turn to Spas and Wellness Resorts for Manicures and Team-Building

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

Team off-sites can do wonders for setting a company's goals on the right track and the perks of a spa never hurt the opportunity to get in that mindset.

3 years ago

8 Charts On Where Next Generation of Big-Spending Business Travelers Will Come From

8 Charts On Where Next Generation of Big-Spending Business Travelers Will Come From

Dan Peltier, Skift

Be on the lookout for long-time business travel hubs to get even bigger and for the ever-growing hubs like India and Brazil to continuing proving they deserve larger slices of global business travel spending.

3 years ago