Business travel

Alitalia announces the closure | Business travel news in Europe

Alitalia is ending operations and will no longer sell tickets for flights taking place after October 15. All flights previously scheduled after that date have been canceled, and ticket holders will have the option of receiving a full refund or rebooking the same destination on an earlier date, the company said. Alitalia’s end after 75 […]

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Hyatt Acquisition of Apple Leisure Says Business Travel to Be Disrupted for Long Period

That’s the clear signal sent by Chicago-based global hospitality giant Hyatt, which on August 16 announced plans to buy the KKR-backed resort operator Apple Leisure Group for $ 2.7 billion in cash, an amount that Crain’s Danny Ecker notes this week is equivalent to more than a third of Hyatt’s current market cap. You may […]

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Singapore Airlines: SIA DEPLOYS AN ENHANCED PREMIUM BUSINESS TRAVEL PROGRAM WITH NEW FEATURES AND BIGGER BENEFITS

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will integrate its business travel programs under the HighFlyer brand from September 1, 2021. This will provide even more value, benefits and options for corporate clients of all sizes, from large multinationals to small and medium-sized businesses. Today, the SIA Corporate Travel program is aimed at large companies while the current HighFlyer […]

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Why are vacations so expensive? Blame business travel (or lack thereof)

Upon returning from the trip, you might start to feel a shock on the airline ticket stickers. It’s not necessarily because more and more people are going on vacation, although they certainly are. This is more likely because fewer people take business trips. And when business travelers aren’t traveling, leisure travel can become more expensive. […]