Corporate Travel Coverage

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 U.S. is growing as the population ages, and accessibility is becoming an increasingly important issue for travel companies.

3 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.

4 days 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.

2 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.

3 weeks ago

Stress-Related Mental Health Risks Are Rising for Business Travelers

Stress-Related Mental Health Risks Are Rising for Business Travelers

Isaac Carey, Skift

Risks involving anxiety and depression are making up a larger and larger chunk of first calls to risk management companies. This trend likely won't slow until companies make fundamental shifts to their corporate culture.

4 weeks ago

Hertz Rises Where Avis Falls in Crowded Landscape for Rides

Hertz Rises Where Avis Falls in Crowded Landscape for Rides

Isaac Carey, Skift

Avis could learn a few things from Hertz's strategy of investing in tech and operations.

1 month ago

Hertz Continues to Outshine Avis With Tech Investments for Operations

Hertz Continues to Outshine Avis With Tech Investments for Operations

Isaac Carey, Skift

Hertz recently upgraded its internal and fleet management systems, helping it overcome the hurdles that are bogging down Avis.

1 month ago

Business Travelers Resist All-in-One Corporate Travel Platforms

Business Travelers Resist All-in-One Corporate Travel Platforms

Isaac Carey, Skift

It's not easy to make someone change an ingrained habit, even when there's a good reason to do so. So if companies don't focus on majorly improving the end product for travelers, they can expect a lot of out-of-policy bookings.

1 month ago

All-in-One Management Platforms Need Traveler Support to Get Off the Ground

All-in-One Management Platforms Need Traveler Support to Get Off the Ground

Isaac Carey, Skift

This trend is becoming more and more pronounced: The future of corporate management is going to be all about the traveler.

1 month ago

Why Working Remotely Is Becoming Mainstream

Why Working Remotely Is Becoming Mainstream

Isaac Carey, Skift

Convincing companies to let their employees travel the world has been tough but Remote Year CEO Greg Caplan says it's getting easier as corporate travel becomes more about flexibility.

2 months ago

Remote Year Founder Talks About Taking Corp Travel to a Whole New Level

Remote Year Founder Talks About Taking Corp Travel to a Whole New Level

Skift, Isaac Carey

Remote Year flips the average business trip on its head, making it more about the destination rather than the nature of the work itself. As flexibility becomes more important for business travelers, the company sees increasing interest from employees and managers alike.

2 months ago

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.

2 months ago