Articles tagged “hrs”

Airlines

Google, Travalyst and Cirium in Talks on How to Measure Airline Emissions

Cirium is a for-profit company, selling its data to corporations and the airline industry to more accurately measure flight emissions. Could its reluctance at this early stage to share that data with Google and Travalyst be out of self-interest?

Google, Travalyst and Cirium in Talks on How to Measure Airline Emissions

Business Travel

Small Meetings and Blended Trips Propel Business Travel Comeback

While it’s still too early to say when business travel could make a full recovery, smaller businesses drove some important trends in the first quarter.

Small Meetings and Blended Trips Propel Business Travel Comeback

Online Travel

Calling Booking.com a Gatekeeper Wouldn’t Have the Impact European Regulators Expect

The European Commission found that banning certain rate parity provisions impacted competition minimally. Therefore, perhaps designating Booking.com a "gatekeeper," were it to happen, wouldn't be the end of online travel as we know it.

Calling Booking.com a Gatekeeper Wouldn’t Have the Impact European Regulators Expect

Business Travel

Travel Managers Urged to Get a Handle on Remote Workers

Hybrid work is here to stay, but most companies aren’t taking control of the management of co-work or flexible office spaces in the same way they manage travel. And that’s going to become a costly mistake.

Travel Managers Urged to Get a Handle on Remote Workers

Business Travel

Behind Brazil’s Plan to Launch South America’s First Digital Nomad Village

As a perfect example of how countries can embrace a "locals first" approach to tourism, the government is supporting a new NomadX-backed project in the north-west of the country, after a similar scheme in Europe injected $30 million into the local economy.

Behind Brazil’s Plan to Launch South America’s First Digital Nomad Village

News Blog

Corporate Lodging Platform HRS Buys Expense Startup PayPense

Corporate hotel booking platform HRS has bought PayPense, as it pushes further into expense management. Terms of the deal, announced on Thursday, weren’t disclosed, but the acquisition follows its purchase of billing company Itelya in 2021. Staff at Germany's PayPense will officially become HRS Pay employees when the acquisition formally closes in August. Interestingly, HRS…

Business Travel

Microsoft’s New Carbon Penalties for Corporate Travel Stir Debate

Microsoft's news this week underscored a bigger problem: It no longer seems to be about how to cut carbon emissions, but rather how that gets counted.

Microsoft’s New Carbon Penalties for Corporate Travel Stir Debate

Business Travel

How Travel Companies Are Meeting the Needs of the Emerging Super Commuter

Frequent business travelers are typically offered the most flexible rates, but now workers tentatively returning to the office are being targeted.

How Travel Companies Are Meeting the Needs of the Emerging Super Commuter

Hotels

Does Accor Plan to Be the Next WeWork?

Hotel group Accor has big ambitions in Asia for its co-working brand Wojo. But it probably shouldn't count on the region rolling out the red carpet for remote workers.

Does Accor Plan to Be the Next WeWork?

Coronavirus

Empty Rooms Move Marriott and Other Chains Closer to Flexible Pricing for Corporate Guests

Travel buyers stand to gain from dynamic pricing, but this could just be a quick win if hoteliers take a longer term view of that pricing after a recovery.

Empty Rooms Move Marriott and Other Chains Closer to Flexible Pricing for Corporate Guests