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Travel Managers Aren’t Buying Basic Economy Fares: Here’s Why

Travel Managers Aren’t Buying Basic Economy Fares: Here’s Why

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel managers are avoiding basic economy fares, and rightfully so. The consensus is that travelers end up paying more over the course of a trip if they go basic economy and have a worse flight experience to boot.

1 month ago

BridgeStreet Adds Hostels and Vacation Rentals to Biz Travel Platform

BridgeStreet Adds Hostels and Vacation Rentals to Biz Travel Platform

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

BridgeStreet is bringing homeshares and hostels to its platform in order to offer more variety to business travelers. The key will be finding success among travel managers by making it easier for them to book stays outside traditional extended stay hotels.

1 month ago

Treating Business Travelers Like Real People

Treating Business Travelers Like Real People

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As homesharing becomes more deeply ingrained into the corporate travel ecosystem, exciting new opportunities for improving the business travel experience will emerge.

1 month ago

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SkiftX Webinar: Putting People Before Policy: The Evolution of Business Travel

SkiftX Webinar: Putting People Before Policy: The Evolution of Business Travel

TripActions + Skift

During a recent webinar, we explored the cultural and corporate shifts that are helping create a more people-first business travel environment. Register to view a recording of the webinar.

2 months ago

How Homesharing Hit the Corporate Travel Mainstream

How Homesharing Hit the Corporate Travel Mainstream

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Now that Airbnb has integrated its own Experiences product into its business travel platform, it seems like only a matter of time until more options and add-ons are added to the stable.

2 months ago

Airbnb for Work Brings Meeting Spaces and Experiences to Business Travelers

Airbnb for Work Brings Meeting Spaces and Experiences to Business Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Airbnb is going to integrate Airbnb Experiences and curated lists of meeting-appropriate homes into its booking tool. Initial feedback has been strong, so it's probably only a matter of time until Airbnb builds partnerships in other areas.

2 months ago

Australia’s Influence Grows in Business Travel

Australia’s Influence Grows in Business Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Corporate travel companies with global experience have made the strongest gains as business travel expands worldwide. The success of Corporate Travel Management over the last five years proves that you don't need to be an industry giant to service customers effectively.

2 months ago

Australia’s Corporate Travel Management Finds Its Global Expansion Pays Off

Australia’s Corporate Travel Management Finds Its Global Expansion Pays Off

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Corporate Travel Management continues to grow worldwide, fueled by acquisitions and its prowess across Asia. The global business travel boom has continued unabated.

2 months ago

Refining the Hotel Experience With Technology

Refining the Hotel Experience With Technology

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Sometimes I have a vision of a cohesive mobile experience for hotels, where everything from booking to room entry and billing can be accomplished through one app. We're not anywhere close to that at scale, but steps are being taken to fix what's broken.

2 months ago

How Streamlining Hotel Technology Will Help Business Travelers

How Streamlining Hotel Technology Will Help Business Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Instead of selling their platform to hotels, Conichi is now relying on corporate partners to help push through their technology from the other end. This can only be good news for business travelers as more efficient check-in processes and simpler expensing move into the mainstream.

2 months ago

Power of the New Marriott: Latest Skift Research Report

Power of the New Marriott: Latest Skift Research Report

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

The monumental task of integrating Starwood continues almost two years later at Marriott, with all eyes on the Sheraton brand turnaround and the merging of the loyalty programs. Both could mean millions in incremental fee revenue, and efforts to reduce hotel-owner costs aren't going unnoticed.

2 months ago

Distribution and Personalization Take Center Stage at Biz Travel Confab

Distribution and Personalization Take Center Stage at Biz Travel Confab

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Corporate travel is working to solve some of the big problems that have prevented change, although it's hard to really see foundational change taking place across the sector anytime soon.

2 months ago