Articles tagged “ground transportation”

Business Travel

Carmakers Rejigger Urban Travel Plans With New Ridehailing Strategies

With big car companies rethinking their plans for ridehailing platforms, it looks like Uber's grasp will only get stronger.

Carmakers Rejigger Urban Travel Plans With New Ridehailing Strategies

Rental Cars

Avis and Hertz Face Big Setbacks as Airports Still Remain Desolate

With international travel still mostly off-limits, recovery will depend on how successfully these brands can shift towards off-airport rentals and compete with ridehailing firms like Uber and Lyft.

Avis and Hertz Face Big Setbacks as Airports Still Remain Desolate

Rental Cars

Uber’s Airport Rides Still Small Part of Business, IPO Filing Reveals

Expect new light on the importance of airport rides to the fortunes of Uber to prompt more airport authorities and ground transportation companies to pressure the company harder for various concessions.

Uber’s Airport Rides Still Small Part of Business, IPO Filing Reveals

Rental Cars

iCars Denies That It Is Spinning Its Wheels in Corporate Ground Transport

In theory, the merger of iCars and Limos.com promises a thriving black car service for corporate travelers. In practice, there is circumstantial evidence this investment vehicle hasn't yet left the repair shop.

iCars Denies That It Is Spinning Its Wheels in Corporate Ground Transport
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Business Travel

How Gett Is Rethinking the Corporate Ground Transportation Experience

Corporate ground transportation management (GTM) platform Gett is disrupting the sector with its streamlined, intuitive, and integrated B2B platform.

How Gett Is Rethinking the Corporate Ground Transportation Experience

Business Travel

iCars Buys Limos.com in Crowded Corporate Travel Ground Transport Market

The iCars merger with Limos.com could make the combined company a viable competitor against Blacklane and GroundLink, leaders in private car aggregation for corporate travelers. But all the companies need to step up their games.

iCars Buys Limos.com in Crowded Corporate Travel Ground Transport Market

Online Travel

5 Travel Startups Speeding Up Inter-City Trips and Transfers

Travelers need more affordable ways to travel between cities. As urban cores continue to expand and cities become more interconnected, these startups' ideas will be analyzed more closely.

5 Travel Startups Speeding Up Inter-City Trips and Transfers

Rental Cars

Uber CEO Visits Colbert’s New Show to Talk Driverless Cars and On-Demand Food

Uber's attack on the taxi establishment in New York does remove people from the industry that currently serve no role other than charging drivers for the right to drive. And that's a good thing. But there needs to be rules in place to keep Uber from becoming just as bad an influence.

Uber CEO Visits Colbert’s New Show to Talk Driverless Cars and On-Demand Food

Airlines

Northern Europe and Switzerland Have Best, Most Expensive Transportation

Price often matches quality, with the more expensive northern European countries having more modes of transport traveling more frequently with cleaner and more modern stock.

Northern Europe and Switzerland Have Best, Most Expensive Transportation

Online Travel

Mozio Raises $750,000 to Make Airport Ground Transport Booking Easier

Air travel has long been the primary focus of online travel innovation, but new business models are emerging that tap into the complimentary parts of the travel experience. None have yet to capture the volume of users or profits as the air travel search and booking sites.

Mozio Raises $750,000 to Make Airport Ground Transport Booking Easier

Rental Cars

Rome’s Mayor Will Close Ancient Colosseum Area to Traffic

Local business owners hate this plan for the construction's disruption to foot-traffic, but once its done they will probably recover. Either way, the mayor isn't much concerned with their complaints, as he says protecting one of the world's oldest archaeological monument trumps their interests.

Rome’s Mayor Will Close Ancient Colosseum Area to Traffic

Airlines

Virgin Atlantic Selling Upper Class Perks to Economy Passengers

This is a clever marketing and revenue ploy for Virgin Atlantic, especially when demand for Upper Class services is slack.

Virgin Atlantic Selling Upper Class Perks to Economy Passengers