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Business News | Happay Unveils Corporate Travel Card With Zero Forex Markup

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India]September 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Fintech startup Happay, which was acquired by CRED, recently launched its World Travel Card specifically designed for the modern workforce. After making major inroads into the corporate card landscape with its award-winning EPIC card, Happay has entered the travel card market at the most …

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Baggage Claim: What Delta’s Customer Experience Manager Always Packs on Business Trips

Allison Auband began her career with Delta Air Lines in 1985 as a flight attendant. Over the past 37 years, she has steadily risen through the ranks at the Atlanta-based carrier, including leading more than 20,000 Delta flight attendants as Senior Vice President of Inflight Service as well as Vice …

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Schiphol CEO resigns after summer chaos

Schiphol Airport CEO Dick Benschop has resigned after a chaotic summer season that saw numerous airport delays, flight cancellations and the introduction of passenger capacity limits at the Amsterdam hub. The airport’s supervisory board accepted Benschop’s resignation on Thursday (September 15th), but he will remain in office until a successor …

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Denmark’s Sun-Air restarts regular operations for the first time since 2020

Danish carrier SUN-AIR has resumed scheduled passenger flights after a long hiatus due to the COVID pandemic with the return of its Billund-London City Airport service. The carrier will offer six flights a week and has not revealed whether its other mothballed European routes will return. SUN-AIR relaunches Billund-London flights …

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Wyndham expands reach with acquisition of $44 million Vienna home

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has acquired the Vienna House brand in a $44 million deal with HR Group, a European hotel operator and longtime partner, the company announced Thursday. HR Group will continue to lease, own and operate existing Vienna House properties under long-term franchise agreements. The deal adds nearly …

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TransPennine Express cuts its timetables

British rail operator TransPennine Express is to cut services between the North West of England and Scotland by almost 25% from next week. TransPennine becomes the second major UK rail company to drastically cut its timetable due to staffing issues, following a similar move by Avanti West Coast last month. …

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British Airways launches sale | TravelPulse

Like many airlines, British Airways has been plagued by problems this spring and summer with an overstaffing, luggage piling up at its home base at Heathrow International Airport and canceled flights. . What should an airline do? THE ADVERTISEMENT trendy now Make a sale! Until September 20, British Airways is …

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Many Americans still do not come to Canada. Is the ArriveCAN app to blame?

After the pandemic, tourists returned to Niagara Falls. But something is missing — plenty of Americans, even though Ontario’s popular tourist destination sits just across the US border. “It’s devastating,” said Anna Pierce, Vice President of Niagara Helicopters, which offers rides over the falls. Pierce says bookings are down 35% …

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DC Tourism: City sees surge in visitors, but full recovery elusive

Comment this story Comment DC welcomed nearly 6 million more visitors last year than in 2020, a sign that people are on the move and eager to travel. It’s also a stark reminder of the challenges the nation’s capital faces as it seeks to rebuild a tourism economy reeling from …

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Business travel is the third largest contributor to tourism

Business tourism is a lucrative segment of meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) and the third largest contributor to tourism in the country, says Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari. “Selangor’s attractions and growing MICE business have made the state a top vacation destination. “In addition to that, Kuala …

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Virgin Atlantic launches global sale – Business Traveler

Virgin Atlantic has launched its latest sales promotion, offering discounted fares in Premium Class, Economy Class and Premium Economy Class (Premium). The sale runs until September 15, for travel between October 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023 (excluding selected dates). Applicable routes within the US – where savings include up …

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Lufthansa pilots prepare for strike

Lufthansa pilots are preparing to strike after talks broke down over a pay dispute this week, according to the pilots’ union, Vereinigung Cockpit. The union, which represents 9,600 members, said “legal and organizational preparations for the strike” began after Lufthansa sent in an “insufficient” wage offer on Thursday morning. “Despite …

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Hilton Marketer on Travel Industry Sustainability | Marketing

The motivation behind travel has changed, says Ivy Esquero, director of integrated marketing, sales and product activation at Hilton Hotels. Before the inauguration Spikes Asia Academya three-day immersive bootcamp (four hours/day September 14-16, 2022) called The followinglaunched by Spikes Asia, the region’s oldest and most prestigious award for creative advertising, …

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TUMI Launches Fall 2022 Documentary-Style Campaign Titled “Built for the Journey”

“At TUMI, our goal is to ensure that each person can perform at their best when using our products, whether traveling abroad on tour, returning home or embark on a new professional adventure,” said Victor Sanz, creative director of TUMI. “We use specialized design techniques and innovative materials to create …

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As summer travel winds down, major U.S. airlines face unit revenue challenge

The airline measures unit revenue to compare with its competitors and over different time periods. This autumn, … [+] larger US airlines likely face lower RASM. Getty American airlines have had a busy summer, not without some operational disruptions. This summer has been also had surprisingly high rates, corresponding in …

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With a CAGR of 14.77%, Business Travel Accommodation Market Size is Expected to Reach $450.80 Billion |

PORTLAND, OREGON, USA, August 16, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The growing penetration of IoT has resulted from an increase in digitalization in the corporate and tourism sectors across the world, enabling travelers and tour operators to quickly achieve their goals. The Global business travel accommodation market has been significantly impacted by …

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Advito and BCD M&E unveil their emissions calculator

Advito and BCD Meetings & Events have developed what they claim is the first ISO-certified emissions calculator for meetings and events, the companies announced Sunday at the Global Business Travel Association convention in San Diego. Both companies are part of BCD Travel. The tool is ISO-certified and is based on …

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Acquisitions Drive Program Consolidation, Plus Meetings Strategy

Your work moved to 100% remote, which was a big change, but what has changed for you in the last 24 months? With the acquisition of a new business, what had been my beautiful managed program went off the rails. The acquired business’ travel program was very fragmented, so we …

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BCD partners with FairFly for price insurance offering

BCD Travel is leveraging technology from the FairFly travel data platform to power its airfare insurance offering, the travel management company announced. FairFly has been a BCD partner since 2018, available to BCD customers through its SolutionSource marketplace, but a new expanded agreement puts FairFly technology behind a standard BCD …

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Tourists leaving negative travel reviews for Chinatown, Gastown

Breadcrumb Links Reopening of Canada New National No more reopening of Canada Local News Local company Crime Company Nearby Downtown Eastside business associations and tourism developers are meeting this week to discuss the role they can play. Publication date : August 08, 2022 • 3 hours ago • 4 minute …

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We-Ko-Pa Casino and Golf Resort Reinvents Itself During the Pandemic

Imagine stepping into a cruise ship, but instead of ocean water, you’re surrounded by the Sonoran Desert. We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort, approximately 30 miles northeast of downtown Phoenix on land owned by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, is where that vision becomes reality as a reimagined unique vacation spot. People who …

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Performance of RLJ’s city hotel portfolio signals rebound in business travel

Travelers are finally returning to urban cities for vacations, events and business trips, which RLJ Lodging Trust President and CEO Leslie Hale called the main factor behind the strong second quarter of the real estate investment trust. City hotels account for two-thirds of the company’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation …

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Chatham Lodging in Q2 battered as growing business travel demand bolsters occupancy (NYSE:CLDT)

Klaus Vedfelt/DigitalVision via Getty Images Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT) Second-quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations on Wednesday as increased business travel demand bolstered the REIT’s operating metrics, including revenue per room and occupancy. . “The second quarter was fantastic, hitting all cylinders as RevPAR jumped significantly, coinciding with the …

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Report: FAA approves Boeing plan to resume Dreamliner deliveries

Paused for more than a year due to production defects and inspection issues, Boeing 787 Dreamliner deliveries are set to resume after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday approved a plan the planemaker submitted this spring to inspect and repair these problems, according to Reuters. Under the plan, the …

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IAG orders 37 new A320 neo Family aircraft

International Airlines Group has announced an order for nearly 40 additional A320 neo Family aircraft. The news was confirmed as part of the group’s latest financial results, which saw IAG return to profit in the second quarter of 2022. The order sees the group convert previous options on 12 A320 …

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Journalists barred from mayor’s press event to prevent questioning of foreign trip

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) — So far this year, Mayor Cantrell and his top aides have spent more than $80,000 in taxpayer dollars to fund business trips in the United States and abroad. Meanwhile, some feel the amount of travel is a concern, distracting the mayor from bigger issues here at …

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Take up the challenge | European Business Travel News

Agile and less burdened with process and procrastination, small and medium-sized businesses spearheaded the return of business travel – that was the consensus of TMCs and suppliers as the industry emerged from the pandemic. Today, as we move from crisis to crisis, are SMB attitudes towards travel changing in the …

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JAXA and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance to Cooperate to Expand Space Travel Insurance Business – Parabolic Arc

TOKYO (JAXA/Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. PR) –– Sumitomo Mitsui Marine Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (Chairman: Shinichiro Funabuchi) of MS & AD Insurance Group and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA, Chairman: Hiroshi Yamakawa) aim to create space-related businesses with new ideas. Under the “JAXA Space Innovation Partnership (J-SPARC)”, we launched co-creation …

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The travel website’s included guide is a modern-day “green book”

The user-generated review website rates businesses across the country based on their hospitality. Share this article Ohen Crystal Egli was learning to hunt, she felt anxious and scared. Her lessons were mostly in rural areas and she wasn’t sure if she, as a black woman, was welcome. When she expressed …

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Q&A: Daniel Price, Jyrney, 2022 Faceoff Innovation Winner

Ground transport mobility platform Jyrney was crowned the Business Travel Innovation Faceoff 2022 champion at the Business Travel Show Europe in June. The judging panel – which included Steve Clagg, Head of Travel Technology at Microsoft, Carine Morin, Head of EMEA Regional Travel at Service Now, Ian Spearing, Innovation and …

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Summers are ending and international travel is returning according to Agoda

Agoda today reveals the top trending vacation destinations now that international travel is slowly becoming the norm again. Explorers dusted off their suitcases and are ready to embrace the holiday season eager to end their two-year hiatus. Indians are increasingly crossing borders to satisfy their desire to travel, in search …

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Missed family Disney cruise after Air Canada flight canceled

A couple and their two children have missed a Disney cruise after Air Canada canceled their flight. Instead, they spent three days traveling and slept “on benches” at the airport overnight. Their daughter tested positive for COVID in the ER a few days later, her father told Insider. Loading Something …

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Return of business travel: hotels offer new benefits and experiences

But that’s not all good news for hotels. Business travel – traditionally the industry’s biggest source of revenue – is not expected to reach pre-pandemic levels until at least 2024. U.S. hotels expected to end the year down nearly $20.7 billion in revenue business travel, a 23.1% loss from 2019, …

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Nonstop flights from Austin to Vail will begin this winter

Central Texans looking for a mountain getaway this winter will have a new option to consider, as American Airlines will begin offering a direct flight from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to Vail, Colorado starting July 15. december. A ski town less than two hours west of Denver, Vail is a popular …

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Small Business Sales to Shop

If you’re boycotting Amazon Prime Day, you can still find great travel deals at these alternative sales right now. Share this article Amazon Prime Day begins at midnight PT on Tuesday, July 12 and ends on Wednesday, July 13. Since Amazon’s annual Black Friday-style sale began in 2015, it has …

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Texas GOP to block law firms from paying travel and abortion-related expenses

The Texas Freedom Caucus, a legislative caucus of the Texas House of Representatives, sent a threat letter to a law firm with offices in Dallas and Houston that planned to reimburse travel expenses for employees seeking abortions. In the letter, which was addressed to Sidley Austin LLP, the 11 caucus …

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India Business Travel: Business Travel Picks Up After Covid Pandemic: Report

NEW DELHI: After an almost two-year lull due to the Covid pandemic, business travel to India has picked up steam, according to a report by travel and hospitality technology platform OYO. According to OYO’s mid-year business travel report, sustained momentum is now visible in business travel with a restart of …

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Accor plans to restructure into two business divisions

The hotel giant Accor is reorganizing its structure to create two “separate” business centers in order to accelerate its development in the world. The France-based company is to establish the two divisions, which will be called “Economy, Midscale & Premium” and “Luxury & Lifestyle”, from October 1. Accor said the …

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Daily Room Rates, Hotel Occupancy Rates Exceed 2019 Figures: Report

Hotels in India are on a growth trajectory as travel picks up again. Cities like Mumbai continued to lead the hospitality market with over 80% occupancy in May 2022, followed by Pune and Bengaluru, according to a new report by hospitality consultancy HVS Anarock. In its “Hotels & Hospitality Overview” …

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AP Business SummaryBrief at 3:35 p.m. EDT | National

Google to erase more location information as abortion bans grow MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google will automatically purge information about users who visit abortion clinics and other places that could trigger legal issues now that the U.S. Supreme Court has opened the door for states to prohibit termination of …

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Amadeus Announces Microsoft Chose Cytric to Transform Employee Business Travel

Cytric by Amadeus to provide Microsoft with an innovative travel booking experience tailored to its dynamic and growing business. Cytric by Amadeus will allow Microsoft employees to plan, book and modify their journeys thanks to a much more interactive, intuitive and transparent experience. Initially, Microsoft will deploy Cytric solutions to …

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AXIS Group Benefits launches gap insurance product

AXIS Group Benefits, part of the specialty insurance business of AXIS Capital Holdings, has announced the addition of a new gap insurance product to its suite of business travel, voluntary coverage and additional benefits for employees in several sectors in the United States. The product, HealthGap, is a …

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New York nonstop set to return to Chattanooga despite 2-year furlough, officials say

Nonstop flights to cities cut at the start of the pandemic more than two years ago have mostly returned to Chattanooga airport, except to New York. But airport officials said last week Delta Air Lines was continuing to tell them nonstop flights would resume when commercial traffic heads to that …

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Business Travel Market 2022 – Future Scope, Demands and Projected Industry Growth to 2026 – Instant Interview

Business travel market 2022-2026: Business Travel Market exhibits comprehensive information which is a valuable source of insightful data for business strategists during the decade 2016-2026. Based on historical data, the Business Travel Market report provides key segments and their sub-segments, revenue and demand and supply data. Given the technological …

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LATAM will eliminate single-use plastics by 2023

LATAM has pledged to eliminate single-use plastics from its operations by 2023, the airline announced on Wednesday. The South American airline said the commitment will be achieved through initiatives such as changing materials on board, incorporating more sustainable elements and through the group’s recycling and reuse programs. Since June 1, …

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China Airlines to operate A321 neo on Taipei-Tokyo route

China Airlines has announced plans to fly its new A321 neo aircraft on the Taipei-Tokyo Haneda route from July 1. The daily service will depart in the morning and return in the afternoon. The A321 neo is being rolled out across the network, with four additional new aircraft entering service …

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Rising Gas Prices Cause Rising IRS Mileage Rate

With gasoline prices rising dramatically in 2022, the IRS announced that on July 1, the standard rate for business travel will increase to 62.5 cents per mile. This is an increase of 4 cents from the current rate. The medical or moving rate will also increase by 4 cents to …

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After the moment of private jets in the sun, what happens now?

Clive Chalmers is Vice President, Charter, at private aviation specialist Air Partner Private jets have certainly had their moment in the sun during the pandemic when many regular business and first-class travelers have discovered their benefits, but will companies return to commercial flights now that networks and schedules are moving …

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Business travel is back – IndiGo sees 100% rebound in April and May

One of the biggest consequences of the pandemic has been the total decimation of business travel. As businesses around the world grappled with lockdowns and declining revenue, online meetings replaced physical travel. Many predicted that business travel as we knew it would never return. But halfway through 2022, Indian airlines …

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Heathrow records busiest month since March 2020

London Heathrow had its busiest month in over two years in May, hitting 79% of May 2019 traffic levels. The UK’s hub airport handled 5.3 million passengers in May – its busiest month since March 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic first took hold. Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said the airport …

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US lifts COVID-19 testing requirement for international travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is lifting its requirement that international travelers test negative for COVID-19 within a day before boarding a flight to the United States, ending one of the last remaining government mandates designed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and …

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Switzerland reports financial stability | European Business Travel News

Swiss International Air Lines (Swiss) has returned to financial stability after state-backed financial support and corporate restructuring in 2021, the carrier said Thursday. Part of the Lufthansa Group, Swiss terminated its bank loan facility guaranteed by the Swiss Confederation last month, more than two years ahead of the 2025 end …

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Internova partners with Sustainable Travel International

Internova Travel Group has partnered with the non-profit organization Sustainable Travel International to share its expertise in sustainability education and reporting with its customers. Chairman Gabe Rizzi said Internova, formerly known as Travel Leaders Group, will work with Sustainable Travel International to both reduce its own carbon emissions and help …

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Business Travel Market Recorded at Robust Growth Rate Industry Size, Share, Development Trends and Forecasts

The analysis and estimations carried out through an extensive document in the Business Travel market helps to get an idea about the product launches, future products, joint ventures, marketing strategy, developments, mergers and charges and their effects on sales, marketing, promotions, revenue, imports, exports and CAGR values. The report helps …

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Business travelers face higher prices and crowded flights, hotels

Business travel is back. The benefits of being a business traveler are not. After two years of virtual meetings and remote working, “companies are starting to do face-to-face interviews again, and even conferences and conventions are making a comeback,” said Nina Herold, chief executive of TripActions, a travel management company. …

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BlackRock Asia-Pacific boss convinced brain drain is temporary

The Asia-Pacific head of the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, said she was confident an exodus of overseas talent was temporary and the region remained attractive despite border closures, lockdowns repeated events and political tensions. Rachel Lord said that during the coronavirus pandemic there had been “much more stress in …

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Jacqueline Fernandez gets green light from court to travel overseas for IIFA awards

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who is under the radar of the Directorate of Law Enforcement (ED) in connection with her alleged links to con artist Sukesh Chandrashekhar, has been granted court clearance to travel to the United Arab Emirates States (UAE) from May 31 to June 6. Extra …

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Demystifying diversity, equity and inclusion

Information and resources that ensure all traveler needs are met don’t just benefit travelers with specific needs. Resources on LGBTQ+ traveler safety for a certain destination are certainly essential for LGBTQ+ travelers themselves, of course, but if a non-LGBTQ+ colleague is with that traveler, it’s also important that they be …

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Does travel supply convert to DE&I?

When Covid-19 crippled business travel, “it got quiet, and when things calm down, other things get stronger,” said Susan Lichtenstein, senior vice president of global travel strategies for Partnership Travel Consulting and founder of the Travel and Meetings Society, an industry working group that looked at diversity issues, among others. …

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American Express Singapore Airlines Corporate Credit Card Guide

For many entrepreneurs, separating personal and business expenses is an important aspect of starting your own business that isn’t often discussed. However, it will make bookkeeping and paying taxes easier, especially as your business grows. While there are a few options for business bank accounts that cater to small businesses …

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United plans first nonstop service between Washington and Cape Town – Business Traveler

United Airlines has filed an application with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to launch new nonstop service between Washington DC and Cape Town. The proposed route would operate three times a week from November 17, 2022, using B787-9 aircraft, and would be the first scheduled non-stop service between the …

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Save money for your business and your home with Sam’s Club

Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you will find interesting and useful. If you buy them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our business partners. Entrepreneurs constantly manage operating and overhead costs, trying to reduce them wherever …

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Virginia restaurant and travel association appoint new vice president

Brittany Wojdyla promoted Published May 16, 2022 by Courtney Mabeus Brittany Wojdyla The Richmond-based Virginia Restaurant Lodging & Travel Association has promoted Brittany Wojdyla to vice president of memberships and business development, the organization announced Thursday. In her new role, Wojdyla will be responsible for leading the association’s statewide membership …

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China tightens foreign travel restrictions amid Covid battle

Travelers walk through a terminal at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing on March 23, 2022. (Photo Reuters) HONG KONG: China has said it will impose strict restrictions on ‘non-essential’ overseas travel for its citizens to help contain the country’s worst coronavirus outbreak in the past two years . Immigration …

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Delta One Clubs Coming to JFK and LAX : Business Traveler USA

The lounges, exclusively for Delta One Business Class customers, will open in 2023 in New York, followed by the LA facility in 2024 Delta Air Lines is planning two new Delta One Club lounges for New York John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. The facilities are …

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Group’s rapid recovery boosts Hyatt’s first quarter

Citing the group’s return to operations at a pace that “was significantly above our expectations,” Hyatt Hotels Corp. reported a first-quarter performance on Tuesday that, like its competitors, started slowly but accelerated due to strong leisure demand and business growth. travel reservations. Group bookings, however, were “where we saw the …

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Arab travel market set to open May 9 in Dubai

Tourism professionals from around the world will return to Dubai next week when the Arabian Travel Market, the Middle East’s premier travel industry event, returns to the Dubai World Trade Center on May 9, 2022. The event will welcome more than 20,000 visitors and more than 1,500 exhibiting companies during …

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The multiple advantages of car clubs as a must for business trips

Date: May 06, 2022 Ensuring employee mobility has never been more complex. On the demand side, companies face an ever-changing array of travel demands from a hybrid workforce eager to travel for business. At the same time, companies are planning their net zero travel strategy and realizing how little they …

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Lufthansa launches flexible working initiative – Business Traveler

Lufthansa has launched a flexible working initiative for customers looking for workspace while travelling. Developed by the Lufthansa Innovation Hub, “Lufthansa Global Spaces” allows travelers to book hot desks, private offices or meeting rooms in the cities of Berlin, Munich, Barcelona, ​​Singapore and New York. The reservations and reservations site …

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COVID-19 in decline, but Illinois hospitality industry still struggling | Illinois

(The Center Square) — Illinois’ hospitality industry is experiencing one of the slowest recoveries in the nation, but industry experts say the lingering effects of COVID-19 aren’t the only problem. With 19,000 workers still laid off, according to Michael Jacobson, president and CEO of the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association, …

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Premier Inn sees bookings surpass pre-Covid levels

Premier Inn owner Whitbread returned to profit after being boosted by a strong recovery and “improving” business travel demand in the UK. The parent company of the European budget hotel chain, which operates more than 800 properties in the UK and Germany, said it made a pre-tax profit of £58.2million …

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Global rise in business travel in March: Business Traveler USA

Survey finds the number of companies allowing domestic travel has increased by double digits as international travel increases The number of companies allowing domestic business travel increased in March, international travel is back and travel bookings are on the rise. This according to the Global Business Travel Association’s April survey …

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Monthly airfare sales in the United States increase by 45%

The commercial aviation industry in the United States continues to strengthen as it recovers from the downturn caused by the pandemic. Total airline ticket agency sales increased 45% month-over-month. This boost is part of a series of positive trends for the country’s market. Promising figures The Airlines Reporting Corp (ARC) …

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March air travel sales and average ticket price hit pandemic highs

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today released data showing that air ticket sales from ARC-accredited travel agencies totaled $7.8 billion in March 2022, a 180% year-over-year increase on the other since March 2021.* Total net sales mark a second straight pandemic high and sales for the first time have …

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The survey focuses on residents who regularly travel by plane, for pleasure or business.

The city is now seeking feedback from residents to help grow Peterborough Airport over the next 15 years. By May 2, the local population is invited to visit the City’s website to complete a survey on air travel habits. The survey asks people if they travel regularly in Canada or …

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Amex GBT and TripActions report recent boom in business travel bookings

American Express Global Business Travel and TripActions have each reported a significant increase in business travel bookings in recent weeks, which they say is a sign of hope even as another new variant of Covid-19 expands into many key markets. Speaking at an investor day this week ahead of the …

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Hawaiian Airlines customers can now balance the carbon impact

Hawaiian Airlines today announced that it is offering passengers on any carrier flight the opportunity to measure and offset the carbon emissions of their trip by supporting projects that help keep forests standing. The airline marks the launch of its new program in partnership with Conservation International by matching all …

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Convention Center expects slow recovery from pandemic crash

It could take three years before business returns to pre-pandemic levels at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Efforts to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus have nearly shut down the global business travel and trade show industries for the past two years. The impact has certainly been felt in Minnesota, …

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CAA calls for action against delays and cancellations

The chief executive of the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has written to airlines and airports urging them to take action to reduce late cancellations and long queues seen last week. Richard Moriarty, who heads the CAA, said in his letter that he was “concerned about the experiences of many …

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IATA: February airline demand rebounds after Omicron drop

As cases of the omicron variant of Covid-19 moderated outside Asia and governments continued to lift travel restrictions, total air passenger traffic in February 2022 increased by 115.9% year over year, according to the International Air Transport Association. This growth improved from January’s 83.1% year-over-year increase, but was still only …

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Business Travel Accident Insurance Market Size, Growth and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – The research study on the business travel accident insurance market offers you detailed and precise analyzes to strengthen your position on the market. It provides the latest updates and powerful insights into the business travel accident insurance industry to help you improve your business tactics …

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Akron’s BLU-Tique Hotel teams up with Marriott as it plans to reopen

The BLU-Tique hotel in downtown Akron is preparing to wake up from a COVID-19 pandemic slumber under the same owner but with a new brand and marketing partner, Marriott. The BLU-Tique on Main and Market streets is now part of Marriott International’s Tribute portfolio, a collection of more than 55 …

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British rail operator ScotRail returns to public ownership

Scottish railway company ScotRail has officially returned to public ownership for the first time in 25 years. The train operator is now under the control of a Scottish government-owned company called ScotRail Trains Limited, with the ScotRail name retained and all staff transferred from the former franchisee Abellio. Abellio had …

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Live Covid Updates: News on Omicron, Boosters and Cases

Black Americans have not been sufficiently included in the long trials, treatment programs and registries of Covid, according to the authors of a new report.Credit…Shannon Stapleton/Reuters It has long been clear that black Americans have experienced high rates of coronavirus infection, hospitalization and death throughout the pandemic. But these factors …

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Burlington International Airport predicts a busy summer season

A commercial passenger plane lands at Burlington International Airport in South Burlington on Tuesday August 31, 2021. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger It may still be mud season in Vermont, but officials at Burlington International Airport are looking forward to what they anticipate will be a busy summer for leisure travel. …

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Travel pivots as war in Ukraine drags on: Business Traveler USA

Cruise lines, airlines and travel agencies are adapting…again The travel industry, although hard hit by the pandemic, has steadily grown over the past year. Today, optimism for 2022 is high. However, the war in Ukraine is making some industry players nervous about Europe’s tourism recovery. This month, MMGY Travel Intelligence …

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Business Travel Accident Insurance Market 2022-2030, by Top Key Players – Woodward Markwell Insurance Brokers, MetLife, Chubb, Tata AIG General Insurance, Hartford, Starr International

The recent report on “Business Travel Accident Insurance Market Report 2022 by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries, Market Size, Forecast to 2030” Offered by Credible markets, includes an in-depth survey of the geographical landscape, industry size as well as the revenue estimation of the company. In addition, the report also …

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American Airlines pilots want customers to know how bad things went

Flying in trouble? Screenshot by ZDNet I am very excited. Airline reservations are exploding. Business trips are slowly coming back too, airlines say. Except, the more I think about it, I believe the airline business is back, but the travel part can still be a problem. You see, while the …

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Growing demand and cautious capacity driving up costs in Europe

If you plot the volume of business travel bookings in Europe over the past 12 months, you get what looks remarkably like a roller coaster diagram. After a 2020 of minimal business travel, transactions increased steadily in 2021 and accelerated well until the omicron variant of Covid-19 materialized. Omicron “put …

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Online Travel Update: Effects of Recent Egencia Acquisition Beginning to Be felt at Amex GBT; Uber seeks super app status; and Expedia Group are now a preferred redistributor for IHG | Foster GarveyPC

What a week he saw the horrific events unfold in Ukraine. Our thoughts and prayers are with those living in Ukraine or their families in Ukraine. Booking Holdings fourth quarter earnings call(“Glenn Fogel, CEO of Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG), on Q4 2021 Earnings – Earnings Call Transcript,” February 23, 2022 …

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Business Travel Insurance Market by Key Player-Assicurazioni Genarali (Italy), Allianz (Germany), Seven Corners (US), Travel Safe Insurance (US), USI Insurance Services (US), MH Ross Travel (USA), American International Group (USA), AXA Group (France), Chubb (USA),

Global Business travel insurance market research is an intelligence report with meticulous efforts undertaken to study the correct and valuable information. The data that has been reviewed takes into account both existing top players and upcoming competitors. The business strategies of key players and new industries entering the market are …

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Airlines worried about tipping point in demand as costs rise everywhere | Opinion

There are few things airlines have been more confident about in recent months than “pent-up demand” for air travel that would drive the Covid-19 recovery. No one took such a result for granted two years ago, at the start of the pandemic. Could the spread of a new virus – …

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The best time to use your points and airline miles

Frances Meredith of Raleigh, North Carolina, used an American Airlines-branded credit card for everything from groceries to medical expenses during the pandemic, racking up points with nowhere to spend them. It meant she had a lot to redeem when her family of four decided it was time for a winter …

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Apple orders company staff to return to the office once a week from April 11 after multiple delays

Apple is ordering company staff to return to the office once a week from April 11 after multiple delays – with workers told they will have to be back at least three days a week by May 23 Apple’s CEO announced return-to-office timelines in a Friday memo US personnel must …

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Avoya Travel announces calendar of events for 2022

WHY IT RATES: Leading travel solutions provider Avoya Travel has just released its range of in-person, virtual and hybrid events. Each is designed to provide members of its independent travel agency network with networking opportunities, take advantage of continuing education and professional development offerings, or celebrate achievements through sales recognition …

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TravelPerk Launches New Platform to Measure Travel-Related Emissions

TravelPerk has launched a new platform to give travel managers the tools to measure their organization’s carbon footprint and create strategies to reduce emissions. Europe-based TMC has launched the GreenPerk API, which will provide travel management platforms with data and analytics on an organization’s carbon footprint across different types of …

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Canada’s relaxed travel testing requirements are now in effect – Vancouver Island Free Daily

Canada’s relaxed travel testing requirements are now in effect Industry is holding a press conference today to call on Ottawa to remove all border restrictions related to COVID-19 The relaxed border restrictions came into effect this morning, removing the requirement for …

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Business booming: Private jets take over the skies of Hyderabad | Hyderabad News

Hyderabad now accounts for over 30% of total charter flights nationwide. (Representative image) HYDERABAD: Powered by its jet-setters, Hyderabad has become the fastest growing charter flight market in India. From just a few jets until a year ago, the city’s Begumpet Airport now boasts a fleet of at least 13-14 …

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Distress in the hotel sector | Goodwin

The pandemic has brought a lot of uncertainty to the hotel sector – Intermittent national and regional shutdowns, work-from-home mandates and domestic and international travel restrictions have left hoteliers in the unenviable position of keeping the lights on but without pre-2020 occupancy or attendance. Government measures have undoubtedly helped, particularly …

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The ATPI group acquires the Australian company TMC

Travel management company ATPI Group has acquired Australian company The Travel Authority as part of its Southern Hemisphere expansion. The Sydney-based Travel Authority also has operations in Western Australia and northern New South Wales. TMC’s portfolio includes clients in the marine, energy, leisure and events industries. Ian Sinderson, CEO of …

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Michigan tourism experts ‘cautiously optimistic’ about travel rebound in 2022

After two years of canceled events, variable waves and unpredictable travel restrictions, tourism experts in Michigan’s beach towns are feeling “cautiously optimistic” ahead of the 2022 summer season. Holland, located on the shores of Lake Macatawa with a man-made channel to Lake Michigan, expects tourist numbers to top 2019. Continued:GDK …

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Air France-KLM: “Continuous rebound” in business traffic in 2021

The Air France-KLM group’s corporate segment in December 2021 reached about half the volume of 2019, according to a presentation that accompanied the airline’s fourth-quarter earnings call on Thursday. Business volume for the year 2021 totaled about 30% of 2019, according to the carrier. The trend of business recovery was …

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Marriott sees slow but improving business travel performance

Marriott International for the fourth quarter of 2021 saw year-over-year progress in key performance indicators, even narrowing some gaps in the fourth quarter of 2019 numbers, company executives said at a conference. telephone on Tuesday. Most of the progress, however, was attributed to leisure demand, which continued to outpace business …

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Pandemic impact could lead Boeing to modify capacity of next jet: analyst | News

The likelihood of a permanent weakening in business travel demand could lead Boeing to change the design of any aircraft it develops next. That’s according to aerospace analyst Kevin Michaels, who thinks the pandemic could lead Boeing to develop a smaller-than-expected plane. Boeing is expected to begin development of a …

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Live Covid-19 updates: mask mandates, vaccines and reopenings

Video Ottawa’s mayor has declared a state of emergency after more than a week of unrest that began with protests by truckers over vaccination mandates. The protests have spread beyond Canada’s capital.CreditCredit…Patrick Doyle/Reuters Ottawa’s police chief told city council on Monday afternoon that it would take 1,800 more officers to …

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Valley hospitality industry rebounds from pandemic | Business

SELINSGROVE – The hospitality industry is bouncing back after the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the hospitality industry, according to the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA). Kelly Fisher has worked in the hospitality industry for 30 years and has seen the drastic drop in business during …

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Accor’s Wojo bets on remote workspaces

Train stations, airports and shopping malls – remote workplaces will appear in all sorts of new spaces in the future, according to Wojo. The brand, a joint venture between Accor and French real estate group Bouygues Immobilier, wants to diversify beyond Accor hotels and buildings dedicated to co-working. The success …

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Accor plans to increase meetings to “make deals” in 2022

According to a study by hotel giant Accor, the return of face-to-face business meetings will be necessary for organizations to “close” major deals in 2022. The French hotel company has just released its first Accor Northern Europe Travel Trends Report, which examines changes in traveler behavior as a result of …

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