Articles tagged “london”

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

Airline Weekly

JetBlue’s Approval for London Routes Start of Larger Global Ambitions

JetBlue’s Approval for London Routes Start of Larger Global Ambitions

Business Travel

Coronavirus Finally Caught Up With London’s Most Convenient Airport

The business traveler's favorite, and formerly Europe's conduit to doing business (and lunch) with the capital’s bankers, London City Airport remains quiet and is preparing to lay off staff.

Coronavirus Finally Caught Up With London’s Most Convenient Airport

Airlines

Airlines Urge U.S. and Britain to Trial Virus Testing for Flyers to Revive London-New York Route

Passenger testing could enable an "air bridge" between London and New York. Yet quick, accurate, and affordable tests remain rare.

Airlines Urge U.S. and Britain to Trial Virus Testing for Flyers to Revive London-New York Route

Tourism

Spirit Tourism Booms in Britain With Microdistilleries on the Rise

Spirit tourism is proving a hit with folks who want not just a stiff drink, but a story behind it as well. The popularity presents an opportunity for artisan and craft makers of other products wanting to capitalize on tourism.

Spirit Tourism Booms in Britain With Microdistilleries on the Rise

Hotels

The Historic Ritz London Could Sell for $1 Billion

London’s super-prime hotels don't go on the market very often. The Ritz London could be the next one as its owners hire a team to pursue a deal. Only a small group of wealthy investors will get a chance to bid on it, but luxury hotel groups could swoop in to nab the storied hotel.

The Historic Ritz London Could Sell for $1 Billion

Tourism

The Story Behind London’s Sold-Out Literary Pub Tour

Touring companies and professional guides could learn a thing or two from the London Literary Pub Crawl. It's run by a group of passionate writers and actors who pay homage to London's writers of yore — with a pint or two.

The Story Behind London’s Sold-Out Literary Pub Tour

Hotels

The Savoy’s Carpenter Hammers Away to Make the Storied Hotel Instagrammable

As The Savoy's in-house carpenter, Sam Beer gets to "make things that people want to take pictures of." It's a big part of his job. Turns out, that's as fun for him as it is for the luxury hotel's guests.

The Savoy’s Carpenter Hammers Away to Make the Storied Hotel Instagrammable

Online Travel

How Can Airbnb Guests Live Like Locals if Hosts Are, Well, Corporations?

The professionalization of Airbnb may mean cleaner bedsheets and more front desks. But it may also contribute to higher home prices to the detriment of housing-squeezed neighborhoods — and a brand identity that is in dire need of a reboot.

How Can Airbnb Guests Live Like Locals if Hosts Are, Well, Corporations?

Meetings

Visitor Centers Are Bringing Leisure Experiences Directly to Biz Travelers

Many business travelers simply don't have time to explore destinations on their own, no matter how much of a priority they say it is. This is where convention centers can play a key role, bringing the destination to time-strapped attendees.

Visitor Centers Are Bringing Leisure Experiences Directly to Biz Travelers