Corporate Travel

What Hotel Earnings Reveal About Group Business Travel

What Hotel Earnings Reveal About Group Business Travel

Isaac Carey, Skift

It's undeniable: Group bookings are declining, and they probably will be for a while.

3 days ago

Group Bookings Slowdown Showing Up Already in Hotel Earnings

Group Bookings Slowdown Showing Up Already in Hotel Earnings

Isaac Carey, Skift

As the U.S.-China trade war drags on, its effect on group business travel becomes more and more apparent. An uncertain political environment within the U.S. is also probably having an impact.

4 days ago

Amex GBT Makes Strategic Move in Middle East

Amex GBT Makes Strategic Move in Middle East

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

American Express Global Business Travel continues to strike strategic deals around the world. Its competitors are doing the same, and one has to wonder how all the international competition will shake out.

1 week ago

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Travel Managers Turn to Creative Solutions to Meet Ever-Increasing Duty of Care Obligations

Travel Managers Turn to Creative Solutions to Meet Ever-Increasing Duty of Care Obligations

Medjet + Skift

As business travel booms, companies are focused on their obligations to provide cost-effective health and safety support for their organizational travelers. Accidents, illnesses, and safety concerns can happen, and creative turnkey solutions are helping firms of all sizes cover an ever-increasing number of trips for work, pleasure, and those that combine the two.

3 weeks ago

Amex GBT Signs Deal With Kanoo Travel in Middle East Push

Amex GBT Signs Deal With Kanoo Travel in Middle East Push

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

American Express Global Business Travel continues to add support in competitive regions around the world. Is another major acquisition on the way?

2 weeks ago

TripAdvisor Plots Loyalty Program in Campaign Against Google

TripAdvisor Plots Loyalty Program in Campaign Against Google

Grant Martin, Skift

A loyalty program from TripAdvisor could be a strong incentive for unaffiliated travelers to drive business to the online booker. But TripAdvisor will need to offer a unique program to change established user habits.

2 weeks ago

What Will It Take to Disrupt the Corporate Travel Space?

What Will It Take to Disrupt the Corporate Travel Space?

Isaac Carey, Skift

New distribution capability continued to be a big focus at this year's GBTA Convention, but so far the technology isn't living up to the hype.

2 weeks ago

Promise and Pablum at Corporate Travel’s Biggest Gathering of the Year

Promise and Pablum at Corporate Travel’s Biggest Gathering of the Year

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Is corporate travel a sexy sector now? Maybe to investors, but new technology is doing less to change the status quo than you may think.

3 weeks ago

Boeing CEO to Business Travel Execs: Trust Us, 737 Max Is Safe Now

Boeing CEO to Business Travel Execs: Trust Us, 737 Max Is Safe Now

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Boeing is going to have to do more than apologize to make travelers comfortable with taking the risk of flying on the 737 Max when it returns to service. Travel buyers and managers, too, are unlikely to ignore the risk with their jobs at stake.

3 weeks ago

BCD Travel Grows in North America by Adding Adelman Travel

BCD Travel Grows in North America by Adding Adelman Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

BCD Travel has been steadily growing around the world, but its latest acquisition will help it compete in the crowded U.S. market for travel management services.

3 weeks ago

Global Biz Travel Needs to Brace for a Slower 2020

Global Biz Travel Needs to Brace for a Slower 2020

Isaac Carey, Skift

Travel prices are starting to lag as political tensions put a damper on travel and corporate bookings go down.

3 weeks ago

What Political Unrest Means for Global Biz Travel in the Coming Year

What Political Unrest Means for Global Biz Travel in the Coming Year

Isaac Carey, Skift

It all comes down to uncertainty, making consumers more cautious and businesses more likely to cancel travel. Unfortunately, this anxiety isn't going to end any time soon.

4 weeks ago