Articles tagged “corporate travel”

Travel Agencies See Huge Opportunity as Southwest Business Expands

Travel Agencies See Huge Opportunity as Southwest Business Expands

Isaac Carey, Skift

The airline's recent agreements with Amadeus and Travelport signal a turning point in its distribution strategy. This is a big deal for travel management companies.

5 days ago

Travel Agencies Have Long Struggled With Southwest. Now This Is Changing

Travel Agencies Have Long Struggled With Southwest. Now This Is Changing

Isaac Carey, Skift

Southwest has been a thorn in the side of many travel management companies. Now they have a shot at a mutually beneficial relationship with the airline.

6 days ago

How to Book the World’s Best Business Class Seats

How to Book the World’s Best Business Class Seats

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Airlines have revamped their business-class products as competition on international routes has heated up. These options don't come cheap, but they are a cut above the competition.

1 week ago

Bleisure May Be Key to Preserving Business Travelers’ Home Lives

Bleisure May Be Key to Preserving Business Travelers’ Home Lives

Isaac Carey, Skift

A new report from CWT suggests that adding leisure days to business trips can reduce the negative personal impacts of corporate travel.

2 weeks ago

Business Travel Is Tough on Employees’ Home Lives: Bleisure Can Help

Business Travel Is Tough on Employees’ Home Lives: Bleisure Can Help

Isaac Carey, Skift

New research has important info for employers who want to make sure their travelers stick around and don’t come to resent frequent work trips.

2 weeks ago

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As Tourists Flock to Thailand, the Country’s Meetings and Events Sector Will Benefit

As Tourists Flock to Thailand, the Country’s Meetings and Events Sector Will Benefit

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau + Skift

As meeting planners worldwide look for unique venues and programming that will wow attendees, Thailand is stepping up its meetings and incentives efforts. Big investments in infrastructure, hotels, venues, and transportation networks — not to mention top-flight food and gorgeous beaches — are already paying multi-million dollar dividends.

3 weeks ago

New Corporate Travel Platforms Put Travelers First: What a Concept

New Corporate Travel Platforms Put Travelers First: What a Concept

Isaac Carey, Skift

Travel management startups are targeting employees at small businesses, in the hopes they'll influence management. This strategy is working, and even larger companies are starting to change the way they design their travel policies.

3 weeks ago

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New Research: How to Manage Business Travel More Efficiently

New Research: How to Manage Business Travel More Efficiently

Lola + Skift

The value of business travel is clear for growing company revenue and building face-to-face relationships. But when business travel is poorly managed — and too often, that’s still the case — employee productivity and satisfaction are at stake.

3 weeks ago

Is Brexit Actually Helping Biz Travel in the UK?

Is Brexit Actually Helping Biz Travel in the UK?

Isaac Carey, Skift

Compared to continental Europe, employees in the UK are much more likely to view Brexit as a good thing for company travel. With that said, the deadline for a deal is fast approaching, and no one is quite sure what the outcome will be.

4 weeks ago

Why Some UK Business Travelers Are Actually Optimistic About Brexit

Why Some UK Business Travelers Are Actually Optimistic About Brexit

Isaac Carey, Skift

Clearly, presenting Brexit from an economic angle versus a political angle has a big impact on how British business travelers respond.

4 weeks ago

Travel Management Companies Finally See Upgrades to Payment Technology

Travel Management Companies Finally See Upgrades to Payment Technology

Isaac Carey, Skift

Despite some of the progress that New Distribution Capability has made in recent years, travel management companies have missed out on many of the benefits. This new development from the International Air Travel Association should help modernize the old-school IT systems that many are using.

1 month ago

British Airways and Click Travel Pilot Automatic Payment System for Direct Booking

British Airways and Click Travel Pilot Automatic Payment System for Direct Booking

Isaac Carey, Skift

This is a good step for the industry, bringing tech improvements not just to the retail side but also to the companies managing the bookings through New Distribution Capability.

1 month ago