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October 30, 2014 - 12:25 PM ET
Avis Budget Group has been focusing generally on raising prices and specifically on ensuring corporate business is profitable. For the third quarter, the company reported a 2 percent year-over-year increase in commercial pricing, the third consecutive...
October 28, 2014 - 03:10 PM ET
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide projected that negotiated corporate rates in 2015 would increase in the mid-single-digit percentage-point range year over year, and predicted a double-digit percentage-point increase in its group booking pace.
October 27, 2014 - 11:25 AM ET
Average daily hotel rates and occupancy in September increased year over year at hotels in the Americas and the Middle East and Africa, but yielded mixed results in the Asia/Pacific region and Europe, according to STR Global.
October 24, 2014 - 11:25 AM ET
Copenhagen - A shock April 2014 decision by the European Parliament to cap interchange fees on commercial credit cards at 0.3 percent is likely to be reversed but with a major condition attached that could affect thousands of corporate card agreements,...
October 23, 2014 - 02:20 PM ET
Copenhagen - The Association of Corporate Travel Executives at its global conference here this week announced that Concur next year will make available for free to all ACTE members a new networking app. ACTE executive director Greeley Koch also announced...
October 22, 2014 - 10:00 AM ET
While Latin America is united by two common languages, Spanish and Portuguese, HRG Brazil's business development director Eduardo Murad during an online education session hosted in September by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives emphasized...
October 21, 2014 - 12:55 PM ET
Copenhagen - The BTN Group on Tuesday named Stephan Hylander, purchasing manager for marketing and travel for The Volvo Group, its 2014 Multinational Travel Manager Of The Year.
October 17, 2014 - 01:45 PM ET
Delta Air Lines plans "disciplined" systemwide capacity growth of 2 percent next year, according to the carrier, which also reported an adjusted net income of $1 billion for the third quarter.
October 16, 2014 - 06:25 PM ET
Meetings-management firm Maritz Travel Co. this year will unveil a network of dozens of destination management companies, professional congress organizers and independent meeting-planning firms throughout the world to serve clients' multinational...
October 14, 2014 - 06:05 PM ET
Washington, D.C. - Chief executives of British Airways and American Airlines shrugged off concerns of excess transatlantic capacity, saying capacity growth is well-matched to demand.
Frantz Yvelin
October 13, 2014 - 04:30 PM ET
Since launching its Paris-Newark service this summer, all-business-class carrier La Compagnie has met its share of skepticism, given the failures of the model by most prior transatlantic entrants. Co-founders Frantz Yvelin—who also founded L'Avion, the...
October 10, 2014 - 04:15 PM ET
New Orleans - In the absence of what he called a "ubiquitous" global corporate online booking solution, Travelport president and CEO Gordon Wilson during a panel at The Beat Live conference here on Tuesday said payment data would become "the center of...
Eva Ferguson
October 08, 2014 - 02:25 PM ET
IHG Owners Association president Eva Ferguson—who has been with the association for 30 years, including nine in her current leadership role—spoke recently with Business Travel News senior editor Michael B. Baker about some of the most recent initiatives...
October 06, 2014 - 03:15 PM ET
Virgin Atlantic next year will fold its domestic U.K. Little Red service, which launched in 2013 between London Heathrow and Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Manchester.
October 03, 2014 - 12:25 PM ET
Toronto - With hotel supply growth at a near standstill, several Canadian markets will be especially challenging for corporate travel buyers this year as they negotiate their hotel programs for 2015.