British Airways Holidays has now canceled trips for the coming weeks after an effort to sell package deals despite the national lockdown. Some clients were apparently taking advantage of business flights to take leisure trips. According to the reports, BA Holidays has already removed deals for sale, and the airline is letting booked customers know […]
The recent FVW Workshop hosted on Crete may serve as a warning that government and corporate interests care little for the island’s future.
Integrated travel and expense service, Concur, has announced the launch of Concur TripLink. A solution for corporate users to benefit from managed travel plans, Concur TripLink allows for benefits to be gleaned even outside outside of their current programs.
Winning the 2014 Prix Villégiature award as the best hotel in Europe, Lotte Hotel in Moscow took home the French awards’ biggest prize this week. Can this fabulous accommodation really be considered a business hotel?
Guy Langford succeeds Adam Weissenberg as Vice-Chairman of Deloitte, according to a press release by the firm today. Deloitte LLP, and leader of the Travel, Hospitality & Leisure in the US, serves about 80 percent of all Fortune 500 travel.
The EU this week announced a pilot program, New Business Avenues into Southeast Asia for European SMEs in the Southeast Asian region via a hub in Singapore. According to the SingaporeCompanyIncorporation.sg, a leading Singapore incorporation portal, the new office hub there in Singapore makes strategic sense.
Business travel in Europe might be expected to pick up in 2013, but the concerns over risk associated with employee international travel is also on the rise among companies in the region, as research published by the ACE Group shows. More than half of the companies the group surveyed think that the level of business travel […]
Anyone planning a business trip to Russia, Brazil, or India in the near future would do well to avoid delaying their travel plans. Or at least, they would if the new American Express Global Business Travel survey is to be believed.
Last week Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) announced their having launched their online booking tool CWT Online for China based business travelers. According to the company, the launch is an industry first OBT available in China. Powered by TravelSky, the tool is designed to make booking easier for pros in the region.
As Western Europe struggles under the weight of its debt and the Arab Spring continues to rumble on to an uncertain future, travel groups are turning to Eastern Europe and the Far East as they look to bring some cheer into 2012.
Tune Hotels, one of the world’s fastest growing hospitality concerns, opens their latest hotel in Manila. Just in time for the FAME festival of business events, Hotel Ermita is a valuable alternative for visitors.
News from London reveals CT Business Travel’s acquisition of Maidstone business Medway Travel Limited. After 8 months of research in the sector, CT Business Travel selected Medway as their logical growth opportunity.
As global enterprise continues to grow and vast numbers of corporate employees embark on business-related trips, a new survey has revealed that the majority of businesses are missing the boat when it comes to travel advice.
In online travel news, Travel Republic has been bought by a subsidiary of Emirates Airlines. The deal finalized December 29 was first reported on Reuters telling of Dnata World Travel’s acquisition for an undisclosed sum.
A recent study from PhoCusWright Inc. sponsored by Rearden Commerce revealed that the use of mobile technology by business travelers continues to increase, with more than 75% of business travelers accessing the Internet via mobile phones.