Articles tagged “lyft”

Business Travel

Sonesta Bets on Smaller Biz Group Meetings With New Loyalty Scheme

The fast-growing hotelier has launched a loyalty program called "Business Pass" with a focus on micro-events. The sticking point is only about a fifth of Sonesta's portfolio is onboard.

Sonesta Bets on Smaller Biz Group Meetings With New Loyalty Scheme

Business Travel

New Hertz CEO on His First 30 Days on the Job

Stephen Scherr, the former Goldman Sachs chief financial officer, has already put a stake in the ground with a new order for 65,000 electric cars from Sweden's Polestar. But can he help fix Hertz so soon after its exit from bankruptcy?

New Hertz CEO on His First 30 Days on the Job

Business Travel

Sabre Exec Joining Board of India’s Yatra in Win for Activist Investor Maguire

Sabre’s chief commercial officer Roshan Mendis has become an independent director, which seems enough to settle a dispute that could have derailed Yatra's plan to go public.

Sabre Exec Joining Board of India’s Yatra in Win for Activist Investor Maguire

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

Business Travel

Lyft, Other Car Services Cater to Grounded Corporate Travelers

The latest round of platform updates revolve around cost and safety — two things that corporations care deeply about today.

Lyft, Other Car Services Cater to Grounded Corporate Travelers

Business Travel

Travel Managers Will Lean More on Car Services and Even Buses in Early Recovery: Can They Deliver?

Ground transportation is often the weakest link in a travel program, but if suppliers ramp up their safety protocols in a similar way to the airline and hotel sectors, they'll play a pivotal role for those travel managers eager to rev their businesses back up.

Travel Managers Will Lean More on Car Services and Even Buses in Early Recovery: Can They Deliver?

Business Travel

The Future of Mobility in Corp Travel Brings a Messy Chase for Scale

Ground transportation in corporate travel has evolved into a complicated and costly mess. There is some hope that new platforms will solve these issues, but that point isn't coming any time soon.

The Future of Mobility in Corp Travel Brings a Messy Chase for Scale

Rental Cars

Uber, Lyft Will Cease Curbside Airport Pickups in Phoenix Over Higher Fees

Municipalities, like Phoenix, looking to tax increasingly popular ridehailing services to raise revenue will almost certainly face huge pushback from flyers. Will local tourism and convention businesses eventually suffer?

Uber, Lyft Will Cease Curbside Airport Pickups in Phoenix Over Higher Fees

Rental Cars

Ridehailing Competition Delivers Fatal Blow to Airport Transport Service SuperShuttle

This is yet another casualty of the Uber and Lyft era. Other airport shuttle services will likely be next.

Ridehailing Competition Delivers Fatal Blow to Airport Transport Service SuperShuttle

Airlines

LAX Leads Airport Stand Against Uber and Lyft Congestion

This is a bad development for frequent flyers. Many Uber and Lyft riders value their time, and they don't want to have to hop on a shuttle bus to get to a rideshare pickup area. Here's a better idea: Let people arrange for rideshare pickups at the terminals — but only if they pay extra money for the privilege.

LAX Leads Airport Stand Against Uber and Lyft Congestion