The Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) has introduced two new services to corporate clients. The services include a mobile app, called Better My Trip, that allows agency customers to buy airline services such as advanced seat selection, meal service, trip-interruption protection
Delta has introduced a new program that will offer the option for elite frequent fliers to upgrade their flight to a private jet. The offer will go up in 24 to 48 hours after the original scheduled flight, and will
Airnb, and the rideshare service, Lyft, have teamed up to expand their services to be geared more toward the business traveler. Airnb now features a dashboard that allows companies to view three different sections of travel including; an activity tab
American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) will team up at the Travel Industry Exchange (September 15-17) at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida to present their take on the future of travel management.
This year’s Global Business Travelers Association Convention has a theme of #sharing, which focuses on sharing ideas about how to improve the future of the travel industry. 7,000 people from all over the world gathered at GBTA to exchange ideas
According to the J.D. Power 2015 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study, hotel satisfaction is at an all time time. Guest satisfaction was measured on an 1,000 point score, and the following areas were looked at: reservation; check-in/check-out; guest
Delta has begun showing their newest tool, a contract performance analyzer, to corporate clients. Sky Partner Performance Plus has created a forward-looking application that uses booking data to help travel managers to analyze their performance through customized reports. Aside from
Uber and other rideshare companies are taking over the car service industry. Business travelers are quickly abandoning taxis and rental car services for on-demand ride services. From last year to the current, Uber sales have grown from 8% to 31%.
On Monday, Airbnb launched a new tool that will allow travel managers to view employee bookings, itineraries, export financial data on a large scale and roll out reports in real time. Airbnb business travel lead Marc McCabe said; “Increasingly, we
FedEx and Southwest airlines are joining forces to buy eight years worth of jet fuel from the biofuel company, Red Rock Biofuels. Southwest signed an agreement last September. Red Rock Biofuels will convert 140,000 tons of biomass into 15 million