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  • Trump Policies Could Dampen 2017 U.S. Business Travel
    The Global Business Travel Association expects 2017 U.S. business travel spending to reach $296.1 billion, a 4.4 percent year-over-year increase over 2016. That's more than half a percentage point higher than the 2017 projection ...
  • Brexit Expert's Travel Warnings
    Air travel into and out of the U.K. likely will fall 3 to 5 percent by 2020 because of Brexit, KPMG Brexit Centre of Excellence director Rohitesh Dhawan said at the recent ...
  • Blockchain Technology's Potential for Payment, Expense & Contracts
    The rapidly emerging digital ledger technology known as blockchain is poised to revolutionize business travel, travel tech guru Johnny Thorsen said at the recent Business Travel Show. Thorsen, founder of ...
  • Norwegian's Transatlantic Plans
    Norwegian's transatlantic expansion will include 10 new routes with 38 weekly flights between smaller airports in the Northeastern U.S. and Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland. The routes come after a years-long ...
  • International Airlines Group Q4 Revenue Declined
    International Airlines Group passenger revenue declined 9.2 percent year over year to ?4.6 billion in the fourth quarter. The group?which includes British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus?reported a challenging revenue ...
  • Lyft Launches in 54 U.S. Cities
    Lyft has added 54 U.S. cities. The growth follows the addition of 40 cities last month, and Lyft plans to cover 72 percent of the country by the end of this year.
  • Delta Sales Execs Move to Private Jet Subsidiary
    Delta Private Jets is beefing up its sales team with two new executive appointments.
  • Airbnb Buys Social Payment Provider Tilt
    Airbnb has acquired social payment provider Tilt. The platform specializes in group payments, enabling users to pool funds for shared purchases and experiences online. Though the deal price hasn't been ...