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February 27, 2015 - 02:25 PM ET
United Kingdom-based travel management company Business Travel Direct has become the first TMC in Europe to adopt Concur's full range of products, including all client-facing and mid-office tools, as well as open-booking platform TripLink. BTD solutions...
February 27, 2015 - 02:00 PM ET
The average daily hotel rate in January declined year over year in most global regions but increased in the Americas, according to STR Global.
February 26, 2015 - 08:50 PM ET
With more than $14 billion in annual revenue, more than 60,000 employees and an array of products used every day, from car-door handles to soda-can six-pack plastic rings, Illinois Tool Works may be that largest manufacturing company you've never heard...
February 25, 2015 - 03:20 PM ET
Nearly half of employees surveyed in the United Kingdom indicated they manage their expenses using a spreadsheet, according to a report released Tuesday by travel and expense management provider KDS. Automated expense management systems were used by 42...
Carlos Flores
February 23, 2015 - 01:45 PM ET
Sonesta International Hotels Corp. in January named Carlos Flores, a top executive at the company during the past two years, as its new president and CEO, replacing retiring president and CEO Bill Sheehan. Flores steps to the helm of Sonesta at a time...
February 19, 2015 - 03:05 PM ET
Hilton Worldwide and Hyatt Hotels Corp. on Wednesday announced steady fourth-quarter and year-end growth in group and transient travel segments, particularly in the Americas.
February 17, 2015 - 03:10 PM ET
Frits van Paasschen has agreed to step down as CEO and president of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, the company announced Tuesday.
Rufino Perez
February 12, 2015 - 09:20 AM ET
NH Hotel Group, Europe's third-largest hotel chain, on Feb. 3 announced further expansion with the acquisition of the 20-hotel Hoteles Royal group in Latin America. NH Hotel Group, based in Spain, also announced it disposed of 30 "non-strategic" properties...
February 11, 2015 - 12:15 PM ET
Air Canada plans to boost 2015 capacity by up to 10 percent year over year, largely through growth of international routes and its low-cost subsidiary Rouge, executives said on Wednesday during the carrier's fourth-quarter earnings call.
February 09, 2015 - 02:30 PM ET
This is a response to Andrew Menkes' Perspective, "Managed Travel 2.0 Is Really Unmanaged Travel 2.0 ... But Either Way, It's 2.Late" (BTN, Jan. 20, 2014).
February 06, 2015 - 12:30 PM ET
Luggage delivery service is expanding operations into the United States and also is developing services specific to corporate accounts.
February 04, 2015 - 03:05 PM ET
Début Hotel Group, a hotel brand management company housed under Hampshire Hotels Management, launched last week, unveiling five new or updated lifestyle brands.
February 03, 2015 - 04:15 PM ET
Sierra Leone's Ebola-plagued capital, Freetown, is 3,000 miles from London and 3,600 from Cape Town, yet it is the latter city, not the closer-by U.K. capital, that has been feeling the effects of the outbreak despite having not a single confirmed case...
February 02, 2015 - 06:40 PM ET
Wyndham Hotel Group acquired meetings-focused Dolce Hotels and Resorts for $57 million, the companies announced on Monday.
January 28, 2015 - 03:10 PM ET
Frequent international business travelers may be accustomed to seeing a small silver or gold rectangle above the first four numbers of their corporate cards, while others have experienced the inconvenience of not having that mini-chip when using their...