The average daily hotel rate in April increased year over
year in the Americas but declined or stayed about flat elsewhere, according to
European Commission on Wednesday said it accepted commitments from joint
venture partners Air Canada, Lufthansa and United Airlines submitted to ease
EC's antitrust concerns regarding the possibility of higher prices, especially
for premium travelers,...
key to developing a successful travel program in Latin America is maintaining
interpersonal contact with senior leaders and travelers, many travel management
professionals say. For professional services firm Marsh & McLennan, which
- Like carriers in other parts of the world, Latin America's airlines are beset
by a bevy of challenges ranging from high fuel costs and taxation to
distribution dilemmas and infrastructure that can't keep pace with their
growth. Those challenges,...
American Express in the next few months will
begin issuing corporate cards with chip-and-signature functionality to U.S.
premium card customers. A wider rollout will follow.
When Commercial Payments International brought its annual Commercial
Cards & Payments Summit back to New York City last month, BTN Group
editorial director Jay Campbell met with a handful of corporate card
executives, including Citi global head...
Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic on Monday submitted to the U.S. Department of
Transportation a request for antitrust immunity. The request covers the
Delta-Virgin transatlantic joint venture announced in December, as well as a
Business travel spending
growth in Western Europe this year looks to be lower than previously projected,
according to a report from the Global Business Travel Association.
Lebua Hotels and Resorts, a luxury five-property
Asian chain that began as a single Bangkok restaurant, has set its sights on
global expansion, a drive boosted earlier this year by a management contract it
secured with three boutique hotels in India....
Average daily hotel rates in February increased
year over year in all global regions except Europe, according to STR Global.
in the coming years could become AirPlus International's top market worldwide, according
to chairman Patrick Diemer. Currently the only company to offer a lodge card in
the Chinese market, Diemer during a Tuesday press briefing here said he expects
to newly released survey results, the U.S. customs and entry procedures for
inbound international travelers is "embarrassingly" lengthy and
The International Air Transport Association's newest financial forecast,
released Wednesday, includes larger 2013 industry profits for most global
regions than had been predicted in December.
The 2013 edition of the
Corporate Travel Index, Business Travel
News' annual effort to establish business travel per diems for 200 cities
around the world, underscores the regional nature of the industry's fragile
economic recovery. For every location...
Latin American travel
demand trends during 2012 remained robust but now are moderating as certain
economies, notably Brazil's, show signs of slowing. But business travel still
is growing in the region, which overall continues to be one of the world's