Articles tagged “mobility”

Business Travel

KPMG Report Gives Big Thumbs Down on Long-Term Remote Working

A revealing survey of corporate mobility teams shows that the post-pandemic legacy of remote work may not be that great after all.

KPMG Report Gives Big Thumbs Down on Long-Term Remote Working

Startups

Why Queen’s Gambit Plans to Take This Transport Startup Public in a $1.5 Billion Blank Check Deal

Investing in the "last mile" of travel can help on a few fronts, such as climate protection, gender equality, and economic development, according to Victoria Grace, founder of blank check firm Queen's Gambit. Makes sense on several levels.

Why Queen’s Gambit Plans to Take This Transport Startup Public in a $1.5 Billion Blank Check Deal

Hospitality

Accor’s Bold Partnership for Self-Driving Vehicles Hinges on This

A successful rollout of Accor’s self-driving vehicles hinges on if — a very big if — city governments can agree to re-toggle their infrastructures. That’s a big ask for something pitched as a place to sip champagne and get a workout in the middle of city traffic.

Accor’s Bold Partnership for Self-Driving Vehicles Hinges on This

Online Travel

Dubai-Based Transport Startup Swvl to Go Public in $1.5 Billion Blank Check Merger

Swvl is a tech-driven transportation service that uses fixed schedules and locations for pickups. Given how chaotic commutes can be in many cities worldwide, it's understandable why investors like it.

Dubai-Based Transport Startup Swvl to Go Public in $1.5 Billion Blank Check Merger

Airlines

Flyers With Disabilities Will Get Support From New Airlines Industry Group

The pandemic has magnified the voices of accessibility organizations and the disparities for travelers with disabilities. Accessibility to travel and undamaged personal mobility aids are big concerns for these travelers who account for billions of dollars in revenue. Finally, the industry is trying to do the right thing, or so it seems.

Flyers With Disabilities Will Get Support From New Airlines Industry Group

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

Volkswagen Just Bought a Corporate Travel Startup – Here’s Why

This car manufacturer’s entry into corporate travel management is a sign the "total mobility" concept is maturing. But legacy agencies shouldn’t worry too much — for now.

Volkswagen Just Bought a Corporate Travel Startup – Here’s Why

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

Rail

Grab Invests in Splyt to Give Users a One-App Ridehailing Solution Globally

What if you could use your everyday ridehailing app anywhere in the world? No more cumbersome downloads of another app or losing loyalty points from your app. That’s what Grab wants to achieve with its investment in Splyt. Too good to be true?

Grab Invests in Splyt to Give Users a One-App Ridehailing Solution Globally