Tag: corporate travel

Brazil Corporate Travel and Cruise Specialist AZ Travel joins UNIGLOBE

editor editor- November 26, 2019 21:13

UNIGLOBE Travel has expanded its network in South America with the addition of UNIGLOBE AZ Travel in Curitiba. Owned by Alessandro Azevedo, UNIGLOBE AZ Travel has been in business since ... Read More

From 2020 Lufthansa corporate customers will fly CO2 neutral

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 15, 2019 23:20

In January 2020, the Lufthansa Group is launching an attractive range of climate-friendly business travel products: With the Lufthansa Group Corporate Value Fares, corporate customers can fly CO2-neutral on Lufthansa, ... Read More

Choice Hotels corporate travel focus

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:04

Choice Hotels International, Inc. will launch a new nationwide advertising campaign June 17 that reinforces its commitment to welcoming both business and leisure travelers. "We're proud of our history as ... Read More

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019 22:39

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ag-related destinations to grow their businesses. EscapeMaker.com, a guide to ... Read More

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 08:08

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is anticipating one of the strongest years to date for Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok, its flagship hotel and ... Read More

dnata wins four accolades at World Travel Awards Middle East

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 16:57

dnata has won four accolades at the 2019 World Travel Awards earning the titles of Middle East's Leading Corporate Travel Company; Middle East's Leading Airline GSA (general sales agent); United ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:25

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon a large-scale international expansion program to expand opportunities and provide ... Read More

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 01:10

The number of business trips and the cost of those trips is set to rise in 2019, according to the 14th annual International Travel Management Study (22 October 2018). Almost ... Read More

Club Travel Corp. welcomes former Travelex head honcho

editor editor- March 21, 2019 21:52

Kananelo Makhetha will assume the role of Club Travel Corporate Chief Executive on April 1, 2019 based at Club Travel Corporate's Johannesburg office. Makhetha is a seasoned travel and tourism ... Read More

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 16:30

CWT Solutions Group forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop to around US$673 by April, down just over 4% from February levels, as published fares correct ... Read More

Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 19:05

Ebix, Inc. today announced that it has sent a letter to the Board of Yatra Online, Inc., outlining its offer to acquire 100% of the outstanding stock of Yatra Online ... Read More

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 02:15

As corporate travel booms across Asia-Pacific, the concept of bleisure is gaining traction, spurring the region's cities to better integrate opportunities for leisure amid busy business trips. The 2019 bleisure ... Read More

Travelport Digital and BCD Travel extend long-standing partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 19:08

Travelport announced today that it has renewed its long-standing partnership with BCD Travel. With this new agreement, Travelport Digital will continue to collaborate on BCD Travel’s digital traveler engagement solution, ... Read More

Dusit boosts global sales team

editor editor- February 13, 2019 01:31

Dusit International, a Thailand hotel and property development company, has announced the appointment of new sales directors to head its Global Sales Offices in India and Europe, including a new ... Read More

FCM announces Global NDC Team to drive industry collaboration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 16:21

FCM Travel Solutions and parent company Flight Centre Travel Group have established a Global Airline Distribution Team to spearhead industry collaboration between technology and GDS providers, TMCs and airlines in developing ... Read More

Enterprise car rental to take over Deem

editor editor- January 17, 2019 21:32

Enterprise Holdings will acquire travel technology company Deem. Read More

ECPAT-USA expanding anti-human trafficking training to new areas of travel industry

editor editor- January 9, 2019 22:36

New anti-human trafficking training is designed for travel management professionals, corporate travel managers, and those in the meeting and events industry. Read More

FCM Ends 2018 on a High After Winning World’s Leading Travel Management Company Trophy for 8th Year Running

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 11:43

FCM Travel Solutions, which has a presence in over 95 countries globally, is ending 2018 on a high after being named the World’s Leading Travel Management Company at the World ... Read More

Delta Air Lines carried 15.5 million passengers in ‘record’ November 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 06:10

Delta Air Lines today reported operating performance for November 2018. The company carried 15.5 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the month of November. For the ... Read More

H.I.S. reports full year results

editor editor- December 9, 2016 21:20

H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2016. Read More

Why cash isn’t king – IT&CM China Day 2 topic

editor editor- April 26, 2013 04:21

SHANGHAI, China –Day two of IT&CM China opened with the Corporate Travel Forum. Delivering the address on performance improvement was Mr. Read More

Global hotel rates for business travel come within 1 percent of 2008 and 2007 levels

editor editor- September 29, 2012 02:18

DALLAS, Texas – Average hotel daily rates paid for corporate travel in August were within 1% of those paid pre-recession in August 2007 and 2008 globally, according to data released ... Read More

Top ten 2012 US meeting trends

editor editor- February 28, 2012 10:02

The list of "Top Ten Meeting Trends for 2012" has been revealed by US-based hospitality management industry. Read More

Global hotel rates outperform year-to-date pace in November

editor editor- December 23, 2011 07:23

DALLAS, Texas – The leisure and corporate hotel markets returned solid results globally for bookings and rate growth in November, according to data released today. Read More

Corporate travel credit card benefits – let me count the ways

editor editor- July 29, 2011 07:16

Most every agency engages in the practice of allowing more than an average of 13.5 days for a corporate travel customer to pay for tickets issued. Read More

IT&CMA and CTW 2010 opens today in Bangkok

editor editor- October 5, 2010 10:34

BANGKOK, Thailand - In keeping with this year's theme, the organizers of IT&CMA and CTW 2010 are "redefining" delegates’ experience while contributing to corporate social responsibility by rolling o Read More

Corporate travel executive admits $35M bogus trips fraud

editor editor- May 13, 2010 05:35

NEW YORK — The head of a Nevada company that manages business travel for major corporations admitted Wednesday she booked bogus trips to net herself $17 million — money prosecutors ... Read More

Corporate travel buyers divided over new United

editor editor- May 11, 2010 06:07

Corporate travel buyers are divided as to how the planned merger between United Airlines and Continental Airlines will affect their travel programs, though a clear majority said U.S. Read More

National Business Travel Association: Government gets C+ on corporate travel

editor editor- February 3, 2010 06:05

When it comes to dealing with issues and policies affecting the corporate travel industry, the National Business Travel Association (NBTA) has given the U.S. government a C+, it announced last ... Read More

Corporate travel: Slow but steady rise in business demand

editor editor- January 29, 2010 04:57

Clear evidence of both resurgent transaction volumes and, at least in the airline sector, improving revenue trends, has meant that corporate travel demand, after finally turning positive in late 2009, Read More

Resort ‘discrimination’ addressed by Congress

editor editor- December 28, 2009 03:29

When it comes to luring convention- and conference-goers this winter, sun-drenched resort towns may be too much fun for their own good. Read More

Corporate travel is in retreat, thanks to AIG

editor editor- April 8, 2009 04:58

The bailed-out AIG's lavish junket has led U.S. companies to cancel $1 billion in conferences so far this year. Read More

Governor asks Obama to back corporate travel to Hawaii

editor editor- April 4, 2009 01:46

HONOLULU, HI - More than 130 businesses and other groups that had planned to travel to Hawaii for conventions and meetings have canceled their trips so far this year because ... Read More

Travel industry says bailout rhetoric goes too far

editor editor- March 19, 2009 06:17

Hotel and tourism industy officials are warning about a damaging “AIG effect” on their local businesses. Read More