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July 24, 2014 - 02:10 PM ET
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide expects strong business travel volume and moderately improving group demand to drive rate increases, although certain U.S. markets where the hotel company has its largest presence are growing at a slower pace.
Robert Warman
July 18, 2014 - 12:20 PM ET
Langham Hospitality Group earlier this year hired as CEO former Ritz-Carlton executive Robert Warman, making him the first American chief executive for the Hong Kong-based company. Fittingly, Langham during the past few years has been bulking up its presence...
July 15, 2014 - 02:10 PM ET
Effective next month, seat capacity operated by U.S. airlines between Venezuela and the United States will be down a staggering 75 percent year over year, according to BTN analysis of OAG data. Amid a dispute between airlines and the Venezuelan government...
July 10, 2014 - 09:15 AM ET
Managed corporate travel in Latin America is showing new signs of maturity, though developing global travel programs in the region still present some cultural and structural difficulties.
July 08, 2014 - 01:30 PM ET
The Global Business Travel Association now predicts total U.S. business travel spending in 2014 will grow 6.8 percent year over year to $292.3 billion, down slightly from its previous projection of $293.3 billion.
July 07, 2014 - 03:40 PM ET
After a successful 2012 push online of previously offline bookings, German wire and cable supply company Leoni last year took the next step and deployed a single tool for its location in France. It was part of an effort to reduce booking fees and improve...
July 02, 2014 - 05:40 PM ET
Corporate travelers who hold airline loyalty program status pay higher average ticket prices than do travelers without status flying the same routes, according to research published this month by Carlson Wagonlit Travel.
June 23, 2014 - 12:35 PM ET
Occupancy levels and the average daily hotel rate in U.S. dollar terms increased year over year across all four global regions in May, according to STR Global.
June 19, 2014 - 02:05 PM ET
Boutique luxury hotel brand Capella Hotels and Resorts is attempting to broaden its appeal to corporate travel managers with openings planned for several gateway cities around the world.
June 18, 2014 - 09:40 AM ET
Travelers at European companies are twice as likely to handle their trip reservations through a travel arranger or central travel department as travelers in North America, according to an Egencia study. Examining 2013 itineraries for 5,190 Egencia clients...
Scott Davies
June 17, 2014 - 03:30 PM ET
Launched Jan. 1, 2014, the Delta Air Lines-Virgin Atlantic joint venture coalesced further this month as Virgin assumed responsibility for both partners' sales in the United Kingdom. The move replicates a similar arrangement in the rest of Europe,...
June 17, 2014 - 01:45 PM ET
During a briefing in New York on Tuesday previewing next month's launch of Newark-Paris business-class airline La Compagnie, co-founder and deputy CEO Peter Luethi assured the press that they were not experiencing "déjà vu."
June 17, 2014 - 12:50 PM ET
Based on revised gross domestic product forecasts and varying degrees of air travel growth, BCD Travel consultancy Advito refined some of its 2014 regional airfare and hotel rate predictions. "According to the International Air Transport Association,...
June 16, 2014 - 04:15 PM ET
Forty-nine percent of travel managers indicated that tightening travel policies in efforts to contain costs within their companies was "a fact of life," while an additional 24 percent expect policy-tightening to become "more relevant" to their organizations...
June 09, 2014 - 05:30 PM ET
While most North America-based senior finance executives expect year-over-year local economic expansion during the next 12 months, according to a new survey, many of them also believe that ongoing regulatory and political concerns will have a "negative...