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April 17, 2014 - 10:10 AM ET
A Russian travel management company has warned corporate clients that a new Russian law allowing the country's carriers to sell nonrefundable tickets could raise fares for business travelers in the short term. However, Continent Express general director...
April 16, 2014 - 10:55 AM ET
"It's me," said Valerie Fender, Blackboard senior manager for corporate travel and expense, when asked how many people comprise the education software company's travel management team. "You're talking to the travel and expense management team."
April 15, 2014 - 04:05 PM ET
Asked to highlight a primary goal for 2014, many respondents to BTN's Small & Medium Enterprise Report survey cited their desire to contain travel costs. It's no surprise. Cost containment is a perennial challenge and annual objective for travel programs...
April 14, 2014 - 02:40 PM ET
An administrative court in Italy has ordered Emirates to scrap the Milan Malpensa-New York Kennedy service that it launched in October 2013. The TAR Lazio court last Thursday ruled on a suit from Italian airline trade association Assaereo, backed by Delta...
April 10, 2014 - 03:15 PM ET
One of Europe's largest hotel groups, Meliá Hotels International, plans to expand during the next several years its presence in several U.S. gateway cities, officials said.
April 09, 2014 - 11:25 AM ET
Radius Travel this year named additional sales directors for the Asia/Pacific region, an area where the travel management organization is focusing investment and seeking additional partnerships. The diverse region also calls for a variety of sales tactics...
April 04, 2014 - 10:00 AM ET
A senior MasterCard executive warned that Thursday's approval by the European Parliament to include commercial cards in a cap on interchange fees could lead to as big a shake-up of travel management economics as the scrapping of agency airline commissions...
April 03, 2014 - 02:45 PM ET
A new report reinforces expectations that business travel emanating from Asia, and China in particular, during the next decade will surge. Meanwhile, business travel from Europe and the United States, while still projected to increase, will account for...
March 31, 2014 - 02:35 PM ET
China could overtake the United States as the world's largest business travel market as early as 2015, according to a report published Monday by the Global Business Travel Association.
March 25, 2014 - 01:55 PM ET
Card companies are warning corporate clients to expect additional fees should a surprise proposal to include commercial cards in a new European Union cap on interchange fees be voted into law. The last-minute amendment to the impending expansion of regulation...
March 24, 2014 - 02:25 PM ET
Hotel occupancy in February increased year over year in all four regions of the world, and average daily rate increased in all regions except Asia/Pacific, according to STR Global. In the Americas, February ADR increased 3.1 percent year over year to...
March 19, 2014 - 12:10 PM ET
The U.K. government will reduce for many long-haul flights the air passenger duty levied on travelers departing U.K. airports, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced on Wednesday in his annual budget. APD currently is charged on all flights...
March 17, 2014 - 03:30 PM ET
The 2014 Corporate Travel Index, Business Travel News' 30th annual effort to assemble business travel per diems for 200 cities around the world, features some new names atop the lists of most expensive U.S. and non-U.S. cities for daily business travel...
March 17, 2014 - 03:05 PM ET
Business Travel per diems increased year over year in all but a handful of European markets, according to the 2014 Corporate Travel Index, as the region's economy defied earlier expectations and began to recover. Business travel costs generally are...
March 17, 2014 - 02:55 PM ET
Economic growth in the Asia/Pacific region is moderating and corporate travel price increases likewise have slowed. But the region still boasts some of the world's fastest-growing economies, while travel costs, for the most part, still are expected...