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Primera Air signs for two further Boeing 737 Max 9 airliners - World News
Primera Air signs for two further Boeing 737 Max 9 airliners 5 days ago
Primera Air has signed the purchase of two additional Boeing 737 Max 9 airliners for 2019, thereby increasing the order to a total of ten new units.
Bechtel appointed for major Gatwick redevelopment project -World News
Bechtel appointed for major Gatwick redevelopment project 5 days ago
Gatwick has announced the appointment of Bechtel to deliver the airport’s largest single investment as part of its continued commitment to transform and grow sustainably.
Australian Travel & Tourism Workers Among Most Over-Qualified -World News
Australian Travel & Tourism Workers Among Most Over-Qualified 5 days ago
    · The Right Skills. Right Time? Report uncovers the $4 billion annual cost of over-qualification affecting one in four Australian workers     · The SkillsIQ analysis shows 2.5 million Australians have spent money and time on qual
Expedia CEO Declares Company’s Global Land Grab Is Nearly Over -World News
Expedia CEO Declares Company’s Global Land Grab Is Nearly Over 5 days ago
Expedia isn't done trying to grow; that would be suicide for any public company. Instead, Expedia argues it can best spur growth by digging in deeper in countries where it already operates rather than expanding its map. The new strategy boils down to a qu
Lufthansa’s Planned Air Berlin Takeover Is Questioned by Regulators -World News
Lufthansa’s Planned Air Berlin Takeover Is Questioned by Regulators 5 days ago
It's no surprise regulators understand Lufthansa acquiring assets from what was once its biggest domestic rival could hurt competition. But we're betting Lufthansa will find a way to close this deal. -Brian Sumers
Rosewood’s Newest Brand Is Aimed at Modern Business Travelers -World News
Rosewood’s Newest Brand Is Aimed at Modern Business Travelers 5 days ago
Again, do we really need another lifestyle brand? We'll just have to see if this is a worthy-enough Khos for reinventing business travel. -Deanna Ting
Rented’s New $125 Million Arm Aims to Give Steady Income to Vacation Home Owners -World News
Rented’s New $125 Million Arm Aims to Give Steady Income to Vacation Home Owners 5 days ago
Property managers are racing to sign up new rentals, and online agencies are racing to add new inventory. A new model that promises to guarantee incomes may lure more homeowners into the pool and extend the vacation rental tech boom. -Sean O'Neill
Africa Edges Toward Adoption of Visa-Free Travel -World News
Africa Edges Toward Adoption of Visa-Free Travel 5 days ago
Borderless travel has been a dream across Africa for years and it is slowing becoming a reality. Adopting It would not only improve trade, it would made it much easier for tourism to flourish. -Patrick Whyte
Electronic Requests for Proposals Have Created a Mess for Many -World News
Electronic Requests for Proposals Have Created a Mess for Many 5 days ago
Hailed as a panacea to streamline the bidding process that would make venues and meeting planners more productive, electronic requests for proposals still have a long way to go. -Andrew Sheivachman
Five Challenges Keeping Travel Startup Leaders Up At Night -World News
Five Challenges Keeping Travel Startup Leaders Up At Night 5 days ago
What keeps travel startup founders up at night? According to the results of our new travel startup survey, fledgling travel businesses face a variety of obstacles, including finding the right people, misunderstanding market dynamics, weak business models
Expedia Signs Loyalty Program Enrollment Deal With Motel 6 Parent -World News
Expedia Signs Loyalty Program Enrollment Deal With Motel 6 Parent 5 days ago
Expedia penned its second loyalty-enrollment agreement with a hotel chain, but like the previous pact with Red Lion's parent, the G6 Hospitality deal isn't any kind of game-changer for Expedia as it tries to soften the effects of the the big chains' direc
Airlines Ponder How to Respond as Air Rage Incidents Increase Markedly -World News
Airlines Ponder How to Respond as Air Rage Incidents Increase Markedly 5 days ago
People like to blame airlines for causing this problem by treating passengers poorly. But in so many places, people are angry for many reasons, often related to political climates or economic troubles. In the controlled space of a plane, travelers sometim
AmEx and J.P. Morgan Will Keep Sharing Marriott’s Credit Card Program -World News
AmEx and J.P. Morgan Will Keep Sharing Marriott’s Credit Card Program 5 days ago
AmEx breathes a sigh of relief with this deal to hold onto the Starwood credit card business, which Marriott will merge into a combined program in 2018. But we're skeptical the new cards will buck the trend in travel loyalty co-brand cards generally becom
Alphabet Leads Latest Lyft Funding Round as IPO Looms -World News
Alphabet Leads Latest Lyft Funding Round as IPO Looms 5 days ago
Lyft is looking to finally stop losing money as it prepares to go public in the coming years. More funding will help them finance their Canada expansion and corporate travel push. -Andrew Sheivachman
Business travellers stressed out and drinking more, says report -World News
Business travellers stressed out and drinking more, says report 6 days ago
US research suggests travel for work encourages unhealthy habits and increases stress The post Business travellers stressed out and drinking more, says report appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
Singapore Airlines, Silkair and Scoot enter new codeshare -World News
Singapore Airlines, Silkair and Scoot enter new codeshare 6 days ago
Under the arrangement, flights to 30 destinations only operated by Scoot will carry Singapore Airlines’ and Silkair’s codes The post Singapore Airlines, Silkair and Scoot enter new codeshare appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazin
Cyclone Ockhi causes moderate flight delays in Mumbai -World News
Cyclone Ockhi causes moderate flight delays in Mumbai 6 days ago
Jet Airways, Go Air and SpiceJet notified passengers about the delay on Twitter The post Cyclone Ockhi causes moderate flight delays in Mumbai appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
Should More Airlines Spin Off Their Loyalty Programs? -World News
Should More Airlines Spin Off Their Loyalty Programs? 6 days ago
Joseph DeNardi, an analyst with Stifel, is passionate about his thesis — that airlines should sell their frequent flyer programs. Yes, an airline can make money doing so. But airlines that don't operate their own programs sometimes get into trouble. Th
LOT Polish Airlines connects Berlin to Warsaw with new flight -World News
LOT Polish Airlines connects Berlin to Warsaw with new flight 6 days ago
LOT Polish Airlines now flies twice daily from Tegel Airport to Warsaw. With the attractive connections, passengers can easily get to the Polish capital and quickly transfer to numerous onward flights to eastern Europe, North America, central Asia and the
Gulf Air to offer new Bahrain visa service alongside VFS Global -World News
Gulf Air to offer new Bahrain visa service alongside VFS Global 6 days ago
Gulf Air has today launched a Bahrain Tourist Visa Service, available via exclusively to the airline’s passengers flying across its global network.
Facebook Wants to Get a Little More Like Google in Identifying Traveler Intent -World News
Facebook Wants to Get a Little More Like Google in Identifying Traveler Intent 6 days ago
Is it just the varied nature of the two advertising platforms, Google's versus Facebook's, that makes Google more effective at identifying traveler intent? Some would make that argument. If the travel industry hopes that Facebook will ever supplant Google
Jet Airways offers up to 30 per cent discount on international tickets -World News
Jet Airways offers up to 30 per cent discount on international tickets 6 days ago
Ending the year with a mega sale, the airline is offering discounts on tickets to Amsterdam, London, Paris, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore The post Jet Airways offers up to 30 per cent discount on international tickets appeared first on Business Travel
How Experiential Marketing Keeps Brands Relevant — New Luxury -World News
How Experiential Marketing Keeps Brands Relevant — New Luxury 6 days ago
The world has moved on from luxury brands simply being able to advertise their products in the traditional sense. They need something bigger to cut through the digital noise. -Patrick Whyte
Video: Why CMOs Might Be The Most Influential People at Any Travel Brand -World News
Video: Why CMOs Might Be The Most Influential People at Any Travel Brand 6 days ago
Financial analysts and other travel industry watchers often listen to the words of CEOs to hear what direction they're taking their companies. But, increasingly, CMOs at many major travel brands are dealing with ground-level, consumer-facing marketing and
Credit Agency Warns Bahamas and Jamaica to Prepare for Climate Change -World News
Credit Agency Warns Bahamas and Jamaica to Prepare for Climate Change 6 days ago
Many officials seem to think that "the seas are rising" is the new "the sky is falling" and thus do nothing. Moody's decision this week means that authorities must deal with climate change or risk having their bond ratings downgraded. We hope that prompts