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Articles tagged “corporate travel”

Startups

Itilite Raises $29 Million to Streamline Expenses: Travel Startup Funding This Week

India's Itilite is riding the wave of business trips finally returning, with its eyes on the U.S. market, while in Europe Valpas has raised some money to stamp out the problem of bedbugs ruining tourists' long-awaited holidays.

Itilite Raises $29 Million to Streamline Expenses: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Business Travel

Amex GBT Assures Investors Pandemic Just a Blip for Corporate Travel

The corporate travel agency’s management team was fairly bullish during an investor day at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, but can anyone really predict the true shape of business travel in the next year or two?

Amex GBT Assures Investors Pandemic Just a Blip for Corporate Travel

Airlines

Air France-KLM Hits Turbulence in Its Breakaway Distribution Effort

After years of hype, Air France-KLM finally plans to take stronger measures to prompt corporate travel agencies to adopt next-generation methods of processing bookings. Yet its serial delays underscore how hard it is to make industry changes.

Air France-KLM Hits Turbulence in Its Breakaway Distribution Effort

Business Travel

Remote Work’s Negative Side Gets Debated by European Politicians

The travel industry tends to portray remote work with Instagram-friendly images of people working on their laptops by beaches or pools, but politicians warn of psychological and social risks, gender inequality, and falling salaries. The hunt for the middle ground has begun.

Remote Work’s Negative Side Gets Debated by European Politicians

Business Travel

Business and Group Travel Make a Stellar First Quarter Comeback

Encouraging signs from a host of companies releasing first quarter statistics, but a recurring theme is: Can it last?

Business and Group Travel Make a Stellar First Quarter Comeback

Online Travel

Sonder Expands Sales Team to Tap Into Traditional Hotel Biz

Outsiders figure out what's wrong with an industry and rightfully disrupt it. Then they learn that the disrupted industry does things a certain way for a reason. It doesn't mean Sonder's overall strategy is wrong, but that's a lesson it is learning.

Sonder Expands Sales Team to Tap Into Traditional Hotel Biz

Airlines

Full Video: Air France CEO at Skift Forum Europe 2022

Uncertainty is sweeping across Europe, with many airlines now figuring out their next step. In this video, watch Air France CEO Anne Rigail share how she thinks this summer will pan out, and what she makes of rail operators replacing flights as the sustainability movement accelerates.

Full Video: Air France CEO at Skift Forum Europe 2022

Business Travel

Hostelworld Launching Platform to Connect Solo Travelers Before Trips

Adding social network-like features could win it some more new-to-hosteling customers, clearly needed after racking up losses of $90 million during the pandemic. But doesn't this take the fun out of the haphazard nature of hosteling?

Hostelworld Launching Platform to Connect Solo Travelers Before Trips

Business Travel

New Hertz CEO on His First 30 Days on the Job

Stephen Scherr, the former Goldman Sachs chief financial officer, has already put a stake in the ground with a new order for 65,000 electric cars from Sweden's Polestar. But can he help fix Hertz so soon after its exit from bankruptcy?

New Hertz CEO on His First 30 Days on the Job

Business Travel

Accor, CitizenM CEOs Tout New Remote Working Models

Live on stage at Skift Forum Europe last week, industry leaders shared their top-level vantage points on the future of work, and hospitality. One of them was more ahead of the curve than others. A little too far, in fact.

Accor, CitizenM CEOs Tout New Remote Working Models