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August 26, 2014 - 04:10 PM ET
Negotiated flat rates still provide better value than dynamic pricing agreements at high-volume hotels, though dynamic pricing does offer savings when properly applied, according to research by CWT Solutions Group.
August 25, 2014 - 01:00 PM ET
The average daily hotel rate in July increased across all four global regions year over year, according to STR Global.
Bob Stuart
August 18, 2014 - 11:25 AM ET
Los Angeles - The Hertz Corp. executive vice president of sales and marketing Bob Stuart late last month sat down here with Business Travel News editor-in-chief Chris Davis to discuss the car rental company's strategy in dealing with the corporate market,...
August 13, 2014 - 03:05 PM ET
Tasked for years with squeezing every drop of savings from a travel program, some travel procurement professionals now say they increasingly are being called upon by C-level executives to focus more on the service they provide to travelers—and those executives...
August 12, 2014 - 02:30 PM ET
Corporate travel buyers should expect higher airfares and hotel rates in 2015, although car rental prices should remain steady, according to a forecast issued on Tuesday by Carlson Wagonlit Travel and the Global Business Travel Association Foundation...
Bill Glenn
August 12, 2014 - 02:00 PM ET
Los Angeles - American Express Global Business Travel president and CEO Bill Glenn took the stage here last month during the Global Business Travel Association's annual convention. During his speech he discussed the ambition to "create the curve." The...
August 07, 2014 - 11:10 AM ET
Los Angeles - The chief executives of the three largest U.S. carriers—Delta Air Lines' Richard Anderson, United Airlines' Jeff Smisek and American Airlines' Doug Parker— late last month took the stage separately during the Global Business Travel Association's...
August 04, 2014 - 04:10 PM ET
During the past six years, more than 14,000 cases of human trafficking have been reported to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline in the United States. Each day, people fall victim to this form of modern-day slavery, amassing to millions...
August 01, 2014 - 12:35 PM ET
The average daily rate at Hilton Worldwide properties during the second quarter increased 4 percent year over year to $143.19, the company reported Friday.
July 28, 2014 - 10:15 AM ET
American Express Global Business Travel is introducing "card swipe" tracking that enables clients to locate travelers through their Amex corporate cards. Amex claims the functionality can overcome "incomplete itinerary information and spotty cellular...
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.