Articles tagged “corporate travel”

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New Report: 10 Business Travel Trends for 2020

New Report: 10 Business Travel Trends for 2020

TripActions + Skift

What’s in store for the business travel sector in 2020? Our newest trend report, created in partnership with corporate travel management leader TripActions, offers a prediction on the 10 trends that will have the biggest impact on business travel in the year ahead.

8 hours ago

Why More Travel Managers Still Aren’t Offering Text Messaging — in 2019

Why More Travel Managers Still Aren’t Offering Text Messaging — in 2019

Isaac Carey, Skift

When it comes to tech, most travel management companies have focused on improving the user interface or putting in more automated features. Instant messaging hasn’t been high on the list, but thankfully that’s starting to change.

9 hours ago

How Atlanta’s Massive Conference Center Became So Environmentally Friendly

How Atlanta’s Massive Conference Center Became So Environmentally Friendly

Isaac Carey, Skift

Even the biggest venues can be gentle on the climate. The Georgia World Conference Center went through a redesign about 10 years ago, and now is one of the most sustainable large venues in the world.

19 hours ago

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Will 2020 Be the Year APAC Finally Embraces Managed Travel?

Will 2020 Be the Year APAC Finally Embraces Managed Travel?

Travelstop + Skift

Companies across APAC have embraced business travel as a way to fuel ambitious growth and generate eye-popping revenues. Now, companies are formalizing their corporate travel policies and using software solutions to better manage travel spend and drive efficiencies. With tools like Travelstop gaining market share, next year could be the tipping point for professionalized business travel booking in Asia.

6 days ago

Business Travel Is Becoming a Bigger Obstacle for Employees with Disabilities

Business Travel Is Becoming a Bigger Obstacle for Employees with Disabilities

Isaac Carey, Skift

The number of people with disabilities in the United States is growing as the population ages, and accessibility is becoming an increasingly important issue for travel companies.

7 days ago

Business Travelers With Disabilities Face a Pervasive Lack of Accessibility

Business Travelers With Disabilities Face a Pervasive Lack of Accessibility

Isaac Carey, Skift

Despite the growing number of people with disabilities in the United States, it's still a challenge to find clear information about accessibility while traveling. This may make traveling so difficult for employees with disabilities that many choose to do it as little as possible.

1 week ago

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Blockchain Technology Finds New Purpose in Transforming Airline Retailing

Blockchain Technology Finds New Purpose in Transforming Airline Retailing

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) + Skift

New kinds of partnerships and connections are changing how the airline industry retails. Stakeholders are increasingly turning to new technology like blockchain to facilitate these changes without disrupting their ability to provide travelers a frictionless experience and giving travel managers the control they need.

2 weeks ago

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These Entrepreneurs Are Energizing Downtown Phoenix — and Capturing the Attention of Meeting Planners

These Entrepreneurs Are Energizing Downtown Phoenix — and Capturing the Attention of Meeting Planners

Visit Phoenix + Skift

Entrepreneurs are opening dynamic businesses across Phoenix, generating additional momentum for the meeting-friendly destination. As event professionals look for more interesting cities and venues that embrace diversity, they’ll no doubt give fast-developing Greater Phoenix a closer look.

3 weeks ago

Serko’s Quest to Conquer the World With Its Artificial Intelligence-Powered Booking App

Serko’s Quest to Conquer the World With Its Artificial Intelligence-Powered Booking App

Isaac Carey, Skift

Serko made its first moves into the U.S. about a year ago, but the company still has a long way to go before it it is established in the North American market. Its newest partnership with Booking Holdings should help it become a global company.

3 weeks ago

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American Airlines Revamps Its Corporate Recognition Benefits

American Airlines Revamps Its Corporate Recognition Benefits

American Airlines + Skift

The conversation around business traveler satisfaction is growing. American Airlines’ refreshed corporate benefits show that the airline is listening.

3 weeks ago

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The Future of Food Tourism in Thailand

The Future of Food Tourism in Thailand

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau + Skift

Food tourism has taken over the world, and few destinations are as primed to capitalize on the trend as Thailand. Tour operators, hotels, and others in the travel sector are rapidly enhancing the ways in which visitors experience the country’s culinary offerings — and meeting planners are taking note.

4 weeks ago

Biz Travelers Face Mounting Anxiety and Depression Risks

Biz Travelers Face Mounting Anxiety and Depression Risks

Isaac Carey, Skift

The link between business travel and burnout is clear, with more frequent travelers experiencing higher levels of stress than infrequent travelers. Risk management companies are getting a view of this problem firsthand.

4 weeks ago