Articles tagged “transportation”

Airlines

Renewed Family Travel Tests Flexibility of Travel Businesses

With several weeks of summer still left, having a family vacation is still a possibility. But parents traveling with kids are getting smarter about how they're spending their money. If the industry wants to attract this billion dollar sector, appealing to their kids is the smart way to go.

Renewed Family Travel Tests Flexibility of Travel Businesses

Rail

Global Rail Companies Put Plans in Place to Lure New Riders

This summer travel season could be enormously successful for railway companies if schemes they've created for the post-pandemic-era can capture travelers' interest. A big "if."

Global Rail Companies Put Plans in Place to Lure New Riders

Online Travel

4 Charts Showing the Massive Global Travel Opportunity: Courtesy of Trip.com IPO Filing

As many private equity and other investors will tell you, massive opportunities remain in the travel industry over the long term. The travel market will undeniably look very different in 2025 than it does today. But if you believe Trip.com's projections, boom times are ahead for many companies.

4 Charts Showing the Massive Global Travel Opportunity: Courtesy of Trip.com IPO Filing

Airlines

Pete Buttigieg Is Transportation Secretary Choice of President-Elect Biden

Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg won the political spoils of a top spot in the new Biden cabinet. But his relatively limited experience raises eyebrows about how he will implement the president-elect's transportation vision.

Pete Buttigieg Is Transportation Secretary Choice of President-Elect Biden

Transport

Transportation Spending Grabs Smaller Share of Household Income in Sharing Economy Era

The democratization of travel in the U.S. has led to a smaller share of spending on cars and transportation over the last 30 years. It's disheartening, though, that transportation costs still account for the second largest spending bucket for U.S. residents.

Transportation Spending Grabs Smaller Share of Household Income in Sharing Economy Era

Tourism

With Oil Prices Still Low, Dubai Sees Billion-Dollar Road Investment as Key to Economic Growth

As Dubai tries to grow its tourism numbers leading up to the 2020 World Expo, better roads and transit systems can only help.

With Oil Prices Still Low, Dubai Sees Billion-Dollar Road Investment as Key to Economic Growth

Rental Cars

On Demand and in Advance: Lyft Is Testing Scheduled Pickups

We'll be interested to see how riders, drivers, and competitors react to this move by Lyft.

On Demand and in Advance: Lyft Is Testing Scheduled Pickups

Transport

U.S. Congress Approves Bill to Boost Nation’s Transportation Infrastructure

This bill to upgrade America's highways, bridges and railways is long overdue, but opponents argue that it's going to inflate the U.S. deficit to untenable levels.

U.S. Congress Approves Bill to Boost Nation’s Transportation Infrastructure