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Global business travel is resuming and expected to fully recover by 2024

As the world opens up and the economic recovery gathers pace, business travel should soon take off. The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel and meetings trade association in Washington DC – in its annual outlook said that despite recovery setbacks in 2021, a year-on-year increase another 38% is expected […]

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States sue US over keeping mask mandate

Twenty-one states led by Florida filed a lawsuit this week in U.S. District Court against multiple U.S. agencies to overturn the federal mask mandate that has been in effect at airports, airplanes and all public transportation since January. 2021, when the Biden administration implemented the mandate as an official federal settlement. The US Centers for […]

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Business travel is improving and expected to fully recover in the new fiscal year

NEW DELHI : As domestic business travel gains momentum in March, Indian hotels and tour operators are hoping to see growth in the first and second quarters of the coming fiscal year. Companies like Flight Center Travel Group, Thomas Cook and hotel companies like Sarovar Hotels and Lemon Tree Hotels expect a full rebound by […]

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British Airways resumes European flights from Gatwick

British Airways has resumed short-haul international services from London Gatwick Airport after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. BA’s first European service from Gatwick departed for Larnaca in Cyprus on Tuesday March 29. The carrier’s short-haul international flights from Gatwick were suspended in 2020, with some routes moved to Heathrow as passenger numbers dwindled. […]

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Finnair adds service between Helsinki and Mumbai for summer 2022

Finnair is adding a new route from Helsinki to Mumbai in India, but has to cancel some flights to Asia due to the closure of Russian airspace to EU-based airlines. The carrier is to offer more than 300 daily flights in its 2022 summer schedule, including five destinations in North America and eight routes to […]

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KLM is approaching 2019 capacity levels for European and US routes

KLM expects its European capacity this summer to “nearly match” its 2019 schedule, while flights to the United States will return to pre-pandemic levels. The Dutch carrier said it will serve 167 destinations during the summer season from March 27 to October 29, including 96 routes in Europe and 71 intercontinental destinations. KLM said its […]

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A $792 billion global business travel opportunity by 2026

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New market research published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA), the leading market research firm, today released its report titled “Business Travel – Global Market Trajectory and Analysis”. The report presents new insights into the opportunities and challenges in a significantly transformed post COVID-19 market. A $792 Billion […]

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Business travel now accounts for nearly half of the City of London’s traffic – Business Traveler

London City has released encouraging traffic figures as it continues to rebuild following the easing of Covid-19 travel restrictions. The airport recorded its fourth busiest consecutive week since the start of the pandemic, with passenger numbers in March expected to increase by 40% in February. LCY also said it had reached pre-pandemic levels of 2019 […]

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Norse Atlantic Airways wins slots at Gatwick Airport

Start-up Norse Atlantic Airways has secured slots at Britain’s Gatwick Airport as it prepares to launch long-haul flights. Norse Atlantic has been awarded two pairs of six-week slots at London Airport, with plans to launch services in the summer of 2022. Although no route has yet been announced by the airline . Bjorn Tore Larsen, […]

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Business Travel Market Trends by 2026 with Major Key Players – Frenchway Travel, Booking.com, Exclusive France Tours, VoyagePrivé and FCM France

This global Business travel market is an attempt to analyze the global opportunities in the field of the global industry, its current capabilities and the potential of selected countries and regions in the market. The report to businesses and companies provides a better understanding of their ability to invest in the market. The report provides […]

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Commerce Department Pledges to Support Return of Business Travel : Business Traveler USA

At a roundtable with industry leaders, the department vowed to “bring all the tools to the table” to overcome obstacles The US Department of Commerce has pledged to bring “all tools to the table” to allow normal business travel to resume, both domestically and from abroad. Addressing a roundtable of 11 travel industry leaders, Don […]

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BTA reveals strongest week for business travel recovery since March 2020

The Business Travel Association (BTA) today revealed the strongest recovery in business travel since March 2020 compared to the same week in 2019. Data from Travelogix shows that traveler confidence has returned, as evidenced by a 403.13% increase in new business travel bookings compared to the same week in 2021. Weekly domestic business travel saw […]

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Finnair will fly to Shanghai and Seoul avoiding Russian airspace

Finnair has announced plans to continue flights from Helsinki to Shanghai and Seoul despite the closure of Russian airspace to EU-based airlines. Russia banned carriers from 36 countries, including all 27 EU countries, from using its airspace last month in response to the EU’s decision to ban Russian airlines following the invasion of Ukraine. Finnair […]

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Bringing together – a case study

THE Swiss bank UBS has a very mature travel program with online booking in place for almost 15 years. Kevin Carr, the bank’s corporate travel manager, said the company introduced a new online booking tool five years ago, with Amadeus’ Cytric. With the implementation, UBS moved away from different tools in different regions. “Before the […]

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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 travel services, including flights, rail […]

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Travel advisors energized by the influx of new customers

Travel Counselors saw corporate bookings for February approach pre-pandemic levels. Work-from-home specialist TMC said business travel sales hit 92% of 2019 levels during the month, with 90% of its business-focused agents making a sale in the past week. Travel Counselors added that its combined corporate bookings for January and February reached £18million, or 82% of […]

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Business travel community assesses Ukraine’s early impact

The business travel community is assessing the early impact of the war in Ukraine, with airlines and travel agencies monitoring the situation closely. Data from flight intelligence firm Cirium revealed that 212 flights have been canceled to and from Ukraine since February 18, with a total of 1,792 flights flown during the same period. Additional […]

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Virgin Atlantic will resume remaining service in the United States

Virgin Atlantic will resume flights between London Heathrow and Seattle and Washington, DC in the first week of March, completing its “full list” of US destinations, the carrier announced Thursday. Additionally, the airline will increase frequency on some other US routes. The carrier cited “renewed customer confidence” and a 50% increase in bookings year-on-year. “Following […]

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Air Canada will add North American and global routes

Air Canada will add four new routes to the United States and three domestic routes from three Canadian hubs for the summer season, the carrier announced Tuesday. It will also restore 41 North American roads. With these new and restored routes, Air Canada will serve 51 Canadian airports and 46 US airports this summer. New […]

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LCC plans based on Anchorage Transpacific Service

Plans are underway for a new low-cost carrier to connect US and Asian cities via Anchorage, Alaska. Northern Pacific Airways, which has taken delivery of two Boeing 757-200s, is awaiting approval from the US Department of Transportation and hopes to launch its first commercial flight “with 2022 on the horizon”, CEO Rob McKinney told BTN […]

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IATA data reveals recovery momentum

The International Air Transport Association has revealed data on the dynamics of air travel recovery. The organization reported an 11 percentage point increase in international tickets sold in recent weeks compared to sales in 2019. Tickets sold for the period around the first week of February were at 49% of the same period in 2019. […]

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Ryanair adds planes and routes to Edinburgh

Ryanair plans to base two more aircraft at Edinburgh Airport this summer, bringing the total to 10. The Irish low-cost carrier said the move represented an additional investment of $200 million as well as its biggest program at the airport to date. Ryanair will operate 65 routes from Edinburgh with eight new destinations including Bari, […]

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Aeromexico to restore London-Mexico City flights in April

Aeromexico is to resume flights between Heathrow and Mexico City from April 1 as Covid-19 travel restrictions continue to be eased. The Mexican carrier plans to operate five weekly flights on the route between the British capital and Mexico City, using Boeing 787 Dreamliners. Aeromexico said the restoration of the London route means it will […]

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International demand for travel to Southeast Asia soars

International travel demand to Asia-Pacific is growing rapidly according to data from Skyscanner Travel Insight. The company said the boost followed the easing of border restrictions in the region. Skyscanner said international bookings in January to destinations including Thailand and Singapore showed signs of pent-up demand. He added that demand to Australia is also high […]

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Gatwick will reopen the south terminal in March

London Gatwick Airport plans to reopen its south terminal in March after closing nearly two years ago. The airport anticipates strong demand for the summer and beyond with the return of international travel. He announced the news on the same day that testing requirements for travelers arriving in the UK have been relaxed, with pre- […]

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Visit Alexandria Forecasts Hotel Tourism Rebound, Business Travel Still Years Behind | ALXnow

Alexandria hotels are still suffering, but there may be signs of relief on the horizon. The continued beating of the hospitality industry by Covid has been one of the main talking points of the budget so far: especially because city leaders say it could lead to increased fiscal pressure on residents of the city. Visit […]

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Frontier agrees to buy Spirit in $2.9 billion deal

In a deal that would unite two of the largest low-cost carriers in the United States, Frontier Airlines on Monday announced an agreement to buy Spirit Airlines for about $2.9 billion in cash and stock. The boards of each airline, both public, unanimously approved the proposed deal, the carriers said. Spirit shareholders would receive just […]

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Loganair will introduce Aberdeen-Oslo flights in June 2022

British regional carrier Loganair is to introduce a new route linking Aberdeen with the Norwegian capital Oslo. The Scottish airline, which celebrated its 60and anniversary last week, will launch the Aberdeen-Oslo service on June 13, with up to six weekly flights from Sunday to Friday using 49-seat Embraer 145 aircraft. Loganair is the largest carrier […]

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Calm momentum fuels business travel: IHG Hotels & Resorts looks to 2022 – 2022 – News and media – Newsroom

Despite concerns over continued uncertainty and a perceived lack of appetite for business travel, the second half of 2021 proved those predictions weren’t entirely true, and momentum is strong heading into 2022. “While we continue to monitor the impact of the recent variant on travel, we are generally optimistic about the industry rebound,” said Derek […]

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BA and Loganair extend codeshare agreement for UK flights

British Airways and Loganair have further expanded their codeshare agreement to cover more flights across the UK. The agreement between the two carriers will give BA customers access to a further 18 Loganair domestic routes, bringing the total available via codeshare to 38. Additions include the Scottish carrier’s routes from Aberdeen to Belfast City, Birmingham, […]

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Germany adds 12 countries to ‘high risk’ Covid list

Germany has added 12 other countries and regions to its list of “high risk” areas due to the spread of Covid-19, including Singapore, Oman, Pakistan and Ukraine. The full list of countries that were moved to the high-risk category from Germany on Sunday January 30 are as follows: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cuba, New Caledonia (French overseas […]

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Sustainable travel becomes a mandate

Johnny Thorsen, Vice President Strategy and Partnerships, Spotnana We have reached the end of another crazy year in both the calendar and the travel industry. So it’s time for me to write and share the next chapter of my “green travel odyssey”, and there’s no doubt that 2021 has been the most exciting year in […]

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Wizz Air expects Omicron’s “impact” to continue through March

European airline Wizz Air expects Covid-19 travel restrictions to continue “to have an impact” on its recovery from the pandemic until spring. The Hungary-based budget carrier, which made an offer to buy easyJet last year, posted an operating loss of 213.6 million euros for the last three months of 2021, despite Wizz’s capacity exceeding the […]

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Inflation and business travel demand dampen impact of rising hotel rates

Strong demand from leisure travelers has given hoteliers more pricing power in this economic recovery than they had in previous cycles, but there are some wrinkles to the higher rates, according to Jan Freitag, director national hotel analyst for CoStar Group. “This recovery is fascinating because of the rebound in room rates,” he said. “Traditionally, […]

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United Airlines reports ‘substantial’ decline in business travel

United Airlines said it met its fourth-quarter financial targets despite challenges with Omicron. The carrier said it kicked off 2022 with a reduced schedule, but forward bookings for spring travel are strong. Corporate bookings are another matter. Business traffic is “substantially down”, although it had “quite improved” in the fourth quarter of last year. Andrew […]

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Ryanair increases its schedules from Dublin airport

Ryanair is increasing its investment in Dublin Airport by adding a third aircraft to the base later this year. The carrier says the move represents an investment of $100 million and will create 30 jobs at the airport. She adds that the investment is a direct result of the traffic restoration program run by the […]

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Vueling opens new destinations from Gatwick

Vueling is expanding its operations at Gatwick Airport, including the addition of five new routes. The carrier, which is owned by parent company BA IAG, plans to base two aircraft at Gatwick and is adding a twice-daily service to Malaga, four-times-a-week services to Menorca and La Coruña and three-times-a-week services to Seville. and Granada. The […]

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Virgin Atlantic signs codeshare agreement with LATAM Airlines

Virgin Atlantic has announced a codeshare deal with LATAM Airlines including transatlantic flights between London and Brazil. The agreement means that LATAM’s flights from Heathrow to Sao Paulo can be booked through Virgin Atlantic, as well as connecting flights to 12 airports in Brazil, including Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Brasilia. LATAM passengers arriving at […]

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Norse Atlantic Airways gets US approval for transatlantic flights

New transatlantic long-haul carrier Norse Atlantic Airways has moved closer to starting operations after receiving flight approval from the US Department of Transportation. The airline plans to start operating services from the Norwegian capital Oslo to US cities, followed by transatlantic routes from other European cities such as London and Paris. The airline has already […]

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Emerald Airlines expands at Belfast City Airport

Emerald Airlines is expanding to Belfast City Airport to provide more choice for travelers to the region. The carrier, which is the exclusive operator of Aer Lingus’ regional route network, plans to operate “high frequency routes” from the airport to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Exeter, Leeds Bradford and Manchester. The new routes are part of a long-term […]

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Omicron Postpones First Quarter Corporate Event Plans

Free tests, vaccines, reminders and prominent health policies may ease some of the anxiety over corporate meetings and events, but a surge in early 2022 feels like a postponed dream for businesses that are counting on a strong return to in-person events in the first quarter. A Global Business Travel Association survey conducted in early […]

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Carriers cut winter schedules after holiday cancellations

The flight cancellations that have plagued the airline industry over the recent Christmas and New Year holidays have diminished but not completely diminished. On Jan. 10, 903 US-related flights — within, to or from the United States — were canceled, according to flight tracker FlightAware. On January 11, 738 were canceled. Around 5 p.m., 529 […]

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How Dubai is helping boost the business travel recovery

A report commissioned by the World Travel & Tourism Council shows the Middle East will lead the resumption of business travel with a 49% return to pre-Covid levels by 2022. Expo 2020 Dubai Already an established center of commerce, Dubai is seeing an increase in business travel due to Expo 2020 Dubai. Since the first […]

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Rocky Mountaineer appoints new CEO to rebuild company – Travel Weekly

Luxury rail icon Rocky Mountaineer kicks off the new year with a warm welcome to new CEO and President David McKenna. McKenna, who chairs the board of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, took the reins Jan. 4. “I am thrilled to join the Rocky Mountaineer team at this exciting time in the company’s 32-year […]

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Low-cost carrier Norse nears take-off

[ad_1] Start-up airline Norse Atlantic Airways has obtained an Air Operator Certificate from the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority, paving the way for the launch of transatlantic flights this spring. The airline plans to operate routes between Oslo, London and Paris to New York, Los Angeles and Florida, and received its first aircraft, a B787-9 Dreamliner, […]

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United add 2022 summer routes to Spain

[ad_1] Summer is a popular time to travel and people are always looking for direct international routes where possible. Recognizing this, United Airlines announced the addition of two new non-stop routes between the United States and Spain for the summer of 2022: Palma de Mallorca, Spain: Starting June 2, 2022, travel from New York / […]

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Jens Ritter becomes CEO of Lufthansa Airlines

[ad_1] The Lufthansa Group, which includes the airlines of the Lufthansa network, Austrian, Brussels and Swiss as well as the low-cost carrier Eurowings, has appointed Jens Ritter as the new CEO of Lufthansa Airlines as of April 1, 2022, succeeding Klaus Froese . The airline group also announced that it has appointed Annette Mann as […]

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Five More Hotel Cos. Join the HRS Green Stay initiative

[ad_1] HRS corporate accommodation platform has added five new partners to its Green Stay initiative, the company said: NH Hotel Group, Leonardo Hotels, Indian Hotels Co., Camino Real Hotels and Intercity Hotels of Brazil. HRS’s Green Stay initiative, launched in March, uses a proprietary formula to assign participating hotels in its inventory a sustainability score […]

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Airfares drop for 2022 due to Omicron, lack of business travel: experts

[ad_1] Airlines are cutting fares as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus spreads and business travelers stay at home. Discounted rates can be obtained to popular vacation destinations including Hawaii and Latin America. Sales of unannounced fares may also result in better savings than sales of published fares. Loading Something is loading. Major airlines have […]

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Aer Lingus and Emerald Airlines accelerate regional launch plans

[ad_1] Irish airline Air Lingus and its new franchise partner Emerald Airlines have announced plans to relaunch regional flights within nearly a year. The carriers signed a 10-year franchise agreement in August after former Aer Lingus partner Stobart Air ceased operations. The partnership was originally scheduled to begin in January 2023, but the airlines have […]

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American, JetBlue Add northeast destinations

[ad_1] American Airlines and JetBlue will add new destinations and increase frequencies on existing routes to New York and Boston, some as part of their summer service, expanding the Northeast Airlines Alliance, the carriers said Thursday. . Nine new routes are expected to go on sale this week on both airlines in New York and […]

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VMware: a risky business? Understand the challenges of business travel in terms of corporate health and safety

[ad_1] by: Gian-Rico Luzzi, VMware Senior Manager Physical Security EMEA Accelerated by the pandemic, globalization, the proliferation of mobile workers and other emerging issues, the subject of Travel Risk Management (TRM) as a corporate mandate is now in the spotlight – and for good reason. One of the most important aspects of MRT is the […]

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Business travel set to decline further in the short term: CEO of MakeMyTrip

[ad_1] In a question-and-answer session, Rajesh Magow, CEO of the MakeMyTrip group, and Sanjay Mohan, the group’s technical director, discuss the challenges of the travel industry in the Omicron era, with business travel declining further in the short term. . SubjectsMakeMyTravel | To travel Neha Alawadhi | New Delhi Last updated December 15, 2021 01:21 […]

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Business at risk: the most dangerous destinations in 2022

[ad_1] International medical and security specialist SOS has identified Afghanistan as the potentially most dangerous country in the world to visit in 2022. The organization’s recently released Risk Outlook 2022 named Syria the second most dangerous destination to visit, followed by Libya, the Central African Republic and Iraq. The same countries were in the top […]

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Virgin Australia to leave Delta for United

[ad_1] United Airlines and Virgin Australia Group have formed a new partnership, which is expected to launch in early 2022 pending government approval, the airlines said on Monday. Virgin Australia had previously partnered with Delta Air Lines for connectivity to the United States. Benefits of the United-Virgin partnership, carriers said, would include codeshare flights and […]

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BA unveils first route network for its Gatwick branch

[ad_1] British Airways has unveiled the first destinations to be offered by its new Gatwick subsidiary BA Euroflyer, which will launch operations in March 2022. As of today (December 14), BA has put tickets for sale to 35 short-haul destinations on its website. Flights will be operated by the main airline until the Euroflyer Air […]

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Swiss expands its network for summer 2022

[ad_1] Swiss International Air Lines is expanding its network for summer 2022, with six new European destinations to add from its bases in Zurich and Geneva and services to popular North American destinations to be restored. From Zurich, Swiss will start serving Bologna, Nantes, Sofia and Vilnius from the end of March, while Odessa will […]

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Clarkson’s Reh School of Business Awards Scholarships for Global Business Travel

[ad_1] Congratulations go to 14 Clarkson University David D. Reh School of Business students who received Global Business Scholarships. These 14 students have been selected from a highly qualified pool of students wishing to study abroad in the spring semester of 2022. Selected students will travel to destinations such as Costa Rica, Iceland, Australia, Uganda […]

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Government selects supplier for HS2 rolling stock

[ad_1] The UK government has awarded a £ 2 billion contract to build the trains to be used on the High Speed ​​2 (HS2) line to a joint venture between Hitachi and Alstom. The contract will see manufacturers build fully electric trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 225 mph at their factories in […]

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NH Hotel Group Launches Dedicated Corporate Website

[ad_1] NH Hotel Group has launched an online platform dedicated to business travelers that offers tools for travel agencies, businesses and event planners. According to the hotel group, the website, named NH Pro, offers personalized management solutions and is aimed at three main audiences: event planners in need of meeting or event space and accommodation […]

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KLM signs codeshare agreement with new Italian national carrier

[ad_1] KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with the new Italian airline ITA Airways (Italia Trasporto Aereo). ITA Airways launched flights in October the day after the former national airline Alitalia stopped flying and closed after 75 years in business. The new carrier offers a number of national routes as well as […]

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Hong Kong to prioritize business travel when borders reopen

[ad_1] Hong Kong will prioritize quarantine-free travel for businessmen when its border with China reopens, chief executive Carrie Lam said, warning that the city’s vaccination rate could hamper a wider deployment. “If we cannot increase our vaccination rate, it will be an obstacle to expanding our plan to reopen the borders,” Lam said during a […]

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Omicron variant may limit return from business trips

[ad_1] (TNS) – The suitcases and passports of many road warriors have been gathering dust since the COVID-19 pandemic put an end to business travel. This is not the case at Chicago-based Devbridge, which hosted an event for everyone in Lithuania earlier this year and brought teams from Toronto, London and Lithuania to its Chicago […]

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Aer Lingus connects Manchester and New York

[ad_1] Aer Lingus flights between Manchester and New York JFK began this week and thus became the airline’s first direct service between the UK and US. The carrier will also launch Manchester to Orlando flights on December 11 ahead of “ambitious” transatlantic flight plans from Dublin and Manchester in 2022. Services were previously scheduled to […]

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United to resume non-stop services from Scotland in March

[ad_1] United Airlines will resume daily non-stop services between Scotland and the United States in March next year, making it the first carrier to restore flights between the two countries. From March 5 it will resume daily flights year round between Edinburgh and New York Newark and from May 7 it will resume daily seasonal […]

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Singapore Airlines to sell flexible ticket packages

[ad_1] Singapore Airlines has launched a new product that will allow passengers in certain markets to purchase bundles of airline tickets that can be used for future bookings. Called Flight Pass, the packages will initially be offered on SIA services between Singapore and France, Italy, South Korea, Spain, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. This […]

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Six African countries added to UK red list

[ad_1] Update (1625 November 26): The Netherlands, Italy, the Czech Republic and Germany have now imposed restrictions on flights and travelers from several southern African countries. The Czech Republic will ban anyone who has spent more than 12 hours in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia from entering the country from Saturday. […]

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Colombia Business Travel Hotel Review: Soy Local Insignia Cartagena

[ad_1] As a new feature of Finance Colombia, we will periodically review the attractions, whether hotels, restaurants or others, relevant to the business traveler. Today we review the hotel called Soy Local Insignia, located in the Getsemaní district of Cartagena. Unlike the walled city that dates back to the 1500s and the modern tourist districts […]

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History of business travel | national

[ad_1] Business travel is almost as old as business itself. Stacker traced the history of business travel, from ancient trade routes and steam locomotives to business class airline tickets. Since the first trade routes that were established in Eurasia in 3000 BC, the exchange of goods across the world has been a major driver of […]

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TravelPerk partners with a European night train start-up

[ad_1] Travel management platform TravelPerk has partnered with Midnight Trains, a French rail start-up that is working to launch overnight services from Paris to cities across Europe. Calling its concept a ‘hotel on wheels’, Midnight Trains plans to offer private rooms with en-suite bathrooms, as well as a bar and restaurant, on board overnight trains […]

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History of business travel | Latest titles

[ad_1] Business travel is almost as old as business itself. Stacker traced the history of business travel, from ancient trade routes and steam locomotives to business class airline tickets. Since the first trade routes that were established in Eurasia in 3000 BC, the exchange of goods across the world has been a major driver of […]

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Safety first – Tools at your fingertips

[ad_1] As the business travel industry finally begins to emerge from the depths of the Covid-19 pandemic, we take a look at the practical resources available to organizations to keep these responsibilities under control – both pre-travel and on the road. . WHAT IS AVAILABLE?A plethora of tools and resources are currently available to organizations, […]

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Global business travel prices set to increase in 2022

[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS – Global air, land and hotel travel fares are expected to increase over the next two years, mainly due to growing demand, capacity constraints and sustainability requirements from travelers, as well as rising labor costs – Work and fuel, according to the seventh annual Global Business Travel Forecast released today by CWT and […]

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American Airlines to cut some services to New York

[ad_1] Over the weekend, American Airlines cut 19 domestic routes and eight international routes, 18 of which affect New York’s LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International airports, American confirmed Monday. Several of New York’s routes will be served by US partner JetBlue. “Over the weekend, American optimized its flight schedule to better connect customers to […]

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Delta and Latam add more than 20 codeshare routes

[ad_1] Delta Air Lines and Latam Airlines Group will jointly share the code on more than 20 international routes between the United States and South America and expand connections to domestic and regional destinations, the companies said on Monday. Delta is adding its code to 12 international routes operated by Latam between cities in South […]

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Canada’s travel rules decimate business travel, stifle Vancouver’s tourism industry

[ad_1] Mandatory pre-departure PCR testing for fully vaccinated international travelers keeps international visitors at home and anything but eliminating business travel Small business operators in the Vancouver tourism and hospitality join the Canadian Roundtable on Travel and Tourism to call on the federal government to end the pre-departure PCR test for fully vaccinated visitors and […]

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IAG: Significant recovery underway | Business travel news in Europe

[ad_1] The International Airlines group, which includes British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus, said a “significant recovery is underway” in its third quarter financial results released today. Although operating losses, at 452 million euros in the third quarter, were halved compared to previous quarters, the group is heading towards a loss of 3 billion euros […]

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Delta Air Lines Inc. (New) (NYSE: DAL), Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE: LUV) – Why Delta CEO is Optimistic About Leisure and Business Travel: “There is huge demand repressed “

[ad_1] Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE: DAL) CEO Ed Bastien expects business travel to return for the most part. “By the end of next year, I think we’ll be back 80% to 90% of where we were before the pandemic,” Bastian said in recent remarks to the Detroit Economic Club. Delta CEO COVID-19 recovery projections: […]

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Business travel spending to reach two-thirds of pre-Covid levels by end of 2022

[ad_1] Spending on business travel is expected to reach two-thirds of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022, with the Middle East and Asia-Pacific spearheading the recovery. The findings are part of a new report from the World Travel & Tourism Council and McKinsey & Company. The report, Adapting to the Covid-19 endemic: the outlook […]

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American Airlines optimistic about full business travel recovery in 2022

[ad_1] American Airlines optimistic about full business travel recovery in 2022 American Airlines is optimistic about the resumption of business travel. The carrier expects revenues from the lucrative segment to fully recover by the end of 2022, joining Emirates in an openly bullish stance on the return of corporate flyers. “We remain very optimistic about […]

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German FlixMobility buys Greyhound | Business Travel News

[ad_1] German mobility provider FlixMobility, which operates European services FlixBus and FlixTrain, has acquired Greyhound Lines Inc., the largest provider of long-distance bus services in the United States. FlixMobility bought Greyhound from UK-based FirstGroup for $ 172 million, with $ 140 million initially paid and $ 32 million payable in installments over 18 months, through […]

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Business travel to the United Arab Emirates will resume this year; Asia, Europe preferred destinations – survey

[ad_1] The global study includes more than 9,000 consumers in the United Arab Emirates, France, Germany, India, Spain, Russia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States. The study sought information on the attitudes and feelings of travelers regarding restrictions, digital health data and sustainable travel. “The research is good news for the travel industry…[It] […]

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United announces expansion of its transatlantic network

[ad_1] United Airlines has announced the largest transatlantic expansion in its history, with 10 flights and five new destinations expected to be added to the carrier’s network next year, while services disrupted by the pandemic will resume. From May 13, 2022, the airline will offer daily flights between New York / Newark and the Portuguese […]

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United States confirms wide opening on November 8 for vaccinated international travelers

[ad_1] The US government has confirmed that it will lift restrictions on international travelers from November 8, allowing people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to cross the border. White House Deputy Press Secretary Kevin Munoz confirmed the change on Twitter, calling the new US travel policy “guided by public health, rigorous and consistent.” The change applies […]

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United plans big transatlantic expansion for spring 2022

[ad_1] United Airlines will add five new destinations in Europe and the Middle East and new routes to five more next spring as part of the largest transatlantic expansion in the carrier’s history. The new destinations, largely leisure-oriented, include three to which United will be the only carrier to offer direct service from the United […]

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Air France’s winter schedule changes to 182 destinations

[ad_1] Air France will still serve up to 182 destinations this winter, including 87 long-haul routes, while the carrier is rebuilding its network. The airline will add new long-haul services from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Muscat (from October 31), Colombo (November 1), Zanzibar (October 18) and Banjul (November 1), and will resume several services […]

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UK relaxes travel advice for 51 more destinations

[ad_1] Britain’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office is relaxing travel advice for 51 countries to help them align with the government’s red list reduction announced yesterday. Countries for which the government immediately lowers its advice against “all but essential travel” based on the current Covid-19 risk assessment are: Bahamas, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Martinique , […]

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UK government cuts travel red list to seven countries

[ad_1] The UK government has announced that as of Monday, October 11, it will remove 47 countries from its red list for Covid-19 travel restrictions, with only seven remaining with the strictest entry requirements, while the rules are relaxed for fully vaccinated travelers arriving from 37 of the countries. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on […]