Articles tagged “policy”

Rental Cars

Obama’s Former Transportation Secretary Will Head Policy at Lyft

Heavy-hitters from the Obama Administration have flocked to rising travel companies like Airbnb, Uber, and Lyft as they attempt to navigate the complex web of Washington politics and play ball with regulators.

Obama’s Former Transportation Secretary Will Head Policy at Lyft
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Online Travel

Five Ways Companies Can Motivate Travelers to Stay In-Policy

After all of the time and effort it takes to create an engaging travel policy, having it be ignored by travelers can be frustrating. These five steps can help make your policy the best it can be and encourage travelers to engage with it.

Five Ways Companies Can Motivate Travelers to Stay In-Policy
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Online Travel

How Great Visual Design Can Reshape Your Corporate Travel Policy

It’s time to move beyond the boring, dry traditional travel policy. Creating an updated, modern policy that incorporates visual, engaging content can help engage employees and therefore, drive compliance.

How Great Visual Design Can Reshape Your Corporate Travel Policy

Tourism

Hotels.com Takes Up the Fight for Guaranteed Vacation Days in the U.S.

There are commercial motives behind Hotels.com employee-friendly campaign, but that doesn't mean its goals aren't worthwhile. Even if progress can't be made on the federal level, individual employers should take a look at their policies to make sure they're getting the best of their workforce.

Hotels.com Takes Up the Fight for Guaranteed Vacation Days in the U.S.

Airlines

Airlines For America Hits Roadblock on National Airline Policy

Airlines for America confronts obstinance in Congress, which continues to view airlines and passengers as tax revenue.

Airlines

Airline Emissions Rules Dealt Another Blow in Europe

When greener policies were the rage, the EU found backing. But as China and the U.S. pushed back on the standards support began to wane.

Airline Emissions Rules Dealt Another Blow in Europe

Skift Originals

The 1995 Clinton speech that should have changed the U.S. travel industry, but didn’t

History matters, and context matters, especially when it comes to understanding why U.S. lost out on the global tourism front, and what policies (or lack of them) led to it. A speech that could have been seminal would be a good place to start understanding this.

The 1995 Clinton speech that should have changed the U.S. travel industry, but didn’t

Tourism

U.S. bills would allow older Canadians to stay for eight months in a year

This would be a big boost to U.S. tourism and local economies where older Canadians come and stay, and likely one of these bills will pass and become the law soon.

Skift Originals

The big three legislative issues affecting travel in U.S.

Continued funding for BrandUSA, easing up of visa policies, and keeping federal travel spending strong so the industry can benefit, these are the three big lobbying worrying for U.S. travel industry.

The big three legislative issues affecting travel in U.S.

Tourism

Why travel needs to have a bigger seat at the table in U.S. immigration debate

Making it easier to travel U.S. is tied to the visa regime and border security, which in turn is heavily influenced by immigration reforms. Also U.S. travel orgs need more manpower to help grow them, and in turn grow jobs all around. All of this should be on the table in immigration reform debates.

Why travel needs to have a bigger seat at the table in U.S. immigration debate