Corporate Travel Coverage

Amex GBT Makes Strategic Move in Middle East

Amex GBT Makes Strategic Move in Middle East

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

American Express Global Business Travel continues to strike strategic deals around the world. Its competitors are doing the same, and one has to wonder how all the international competition will shake out.

6 days ago

Amex GBT Signs Deal With Kanoo Travel in Middle East Push

Amex GBT Signs Deal With Kanoo Travel in Middle East Push

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

American Express Global Business Travel continues to add support in competitive regions around the world. Is another major acquisition on the way?

1 week ago

What Will It Take to Disrupt the Corporate Travel Space?

What Will It Take to Disrupt the Corporate Travel Space?

Isaac Carey, Skift

New distribution capability continued to be a big focus at this year's GBTA Convention, but so far the technology isn't living up to the hype.

2 weeks ago

Promise and Pablum at Corporate Travel’s Biggest Gathering of the Year

Promise and Pablum at Corporate Travel’s Biggest Gathering of the Year

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Is corporate travel a sexy sector now? Maybe to investors, but new technology is doing less to change the status quo than you may think.

2 weeks ago

Hertz and Avis Double Down on Ridehailing Strategy

Hertz and Avis Double Down on Ridehailing Strategy

Isaac Carey, Skift

It's been hard for car rental companies to adapt to disruptors like Uber and Lyft, but their recent strategies show promise.

2 weeks ago

Boeing CEO to Business Travel Execs: Trust Us, 737 Max Is Safe Now

Boeing CEO to Business Travel Execs: Trust Us, 737 Max Is Safe Now

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Boeing is going to have to do more than apologize to make travelers comfortable with taking the risk of flying on the 737 Max when it returns to service. Travel buyers and managers, too, are unlikely to ignore the risk with their jobs at stake.

2 weeks ago

BCD Travel Grows in North America by Adding Adelman Travel

BCD Travel Grows in North America by Adding Adelman Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

BCD Travel has been steadily growing around the world, but its latest acquisition will help it compete in the crowded U.S. market for travel management services.

2 weeks ago

Global Biz Travel Needs to Brace for a Slower 2020

Global Biz Travel Needs to Brace for a Slower 2020

Isaac Carey, Skift

Travel prices are starting to lag as political tensions put a damper on travel and corporate bookings go down.

3 weeks ago

What Political Unrest Means for Global Biz Travel in the Coming Year

What Political Unrest Means for Global Biz Travel in the Coming Year

Isaac Carey, Skift

It all comes down to uncertainty, making consumers more cautious and businesses more likely to cancel travel. Unfortunately, this anxiety isn't going to end any time soon.

3 weeks ago

TravelPerk Makes It Easy to Cancel Biz Travel Plans

TravelPerk Makes It Easy to Cancel Biz Travel Plans

Isaac Carey, Skift

There's been a lot going on with TravelPerk lately. With this new service, the travel management startup is clearly taking steps to disrupt the corporate travel industry.

4 weeks ago

TravelPerk Offers Nearly Full Refunds to Corporate Travelers Who Cancel

TravelPerk Offers Nearly Full Refunds to Corporate Travelers Who Cancel

Isaac Carey, Skift

So far the company is making good on its plans to innovate the corporate travel space. But offering refunds on this scale is a big promise to make.

4 weeks ago

TravelPerk Primed for Aggressive Growth With New Fundraising

TravelPerk Primed for Aggressive Growth With New Fundraising

Isaac Carey, Skift

This might be a turning point for the company as it continues to work toward becoming the lead corporate travel booker in Europe.

1 month ago