Traveler Tracking Service for Tax & Finance Launches Four Traveler-Facing Apps
Traveler Tracking Service for Tax & Finance Launches Four Traveler-Facing Apps

Business Travel News (BTN) · 20 May

Traveler tracking specialist Voyage Manager has launched four apps aimed at corporate travelers to complement the web tools it provides for travel, f

Air Italy COO Calls Open Skies Allegations 'Nonsense

Business Travel News (BTN) · 16 May

Air Italy has continued to build its North American service this year, launching nonstop service between Milan and Toronto in recent weeks. Its growt

Lufthansa's Strategy: Controlled Growth & Pushing Direct Connect
Lufthansa's Strategy: Controlled Growth & Pushing Direct Connect

Business Travel News (BTN) · 15 May

Two of Lufthansa Group's top sales executives-Lufthansa hub airlines SVP of sales Heike Birlenbach and Frank Naeve, who took over as VP of sales for

U.S. Extended-Stay Growth Slowed in Q1
U.S. Extended-Stay Growth Slowed in Q1

Business Travel News (BTN) · 15 May

The U.S. extended-stay lodging segment had a solid first-quarter performance, though its growth is slowing, The Highland Group reported.

Multiple Headwinds Impact Marriott Q1 RevPAR
Multiple Headwinds Impact Marriott Q1 RevPAR

Business Travel News (BTN) · 10 May

Marriott International reported modest first-quarter metrics, as net income dropped 11 percent year over year to $375 million but comparable systemwi

Higher Fuel Costs Ding IAG Q1 Profit
Higher Fuel Costs Ding IAG Q1 Profit

Business Travel News (BTN) · 10 May

International Airlines Group's passenger revenue grew 5.2 percent year over year to 4.7 million British pounds in the first quarter. Traffic rose 6.4

WestJet Grows Q1 Revenue Despite Max-Related Domestic Capacity Decline
WestJet Grows Q1 Revenue Despite Max-Related Domestic Capacity Decline

Business Travel News (BTN) · 7 May

WestJet's passenger revenue grew 6.2 percent year over year to 1.2 billion Canadian dollars during the first quarter. Traffic and capacity each incre

Rentals to Ridehailing Drivers Boost Hertz Pricing & Volume in Q1
Rentals to Ridehailing Drivers Boost Hertz Pricing & Volume in Q1

Business Travel News (BTN) · 7 May

Hertz Global Holdings revenue grew 2 percent year over year to $2.1 billion in the first quarter, as both pricing and volume grew in the U.S. Revenue

Air Canada Reports Strong Business Cabin Demand in Q1
Air Canada Reports Strong Business Cabin Demand in Q1

Business Travel News (BTN) · 6 May

Air Canada reported strength in business cabin bookings and fares in the first quarter. Business cabin revenue jumped 12.4 percent year over year, bu

Accor Reports Strong Q1 Revenue Growth Despite Moderate RevPAR Increase
Accor Reports Strong Q1 Revenue Growth Despite Moderate RevPAR Increase

Business Travel News (BTN) · 19 Apr

Accor reported revenue of 987 million euros during the first quarter, an 8.8 percent year-over-year increase on a like-for-like basis.

Delta's Domestic Corporate Revenue Grew 10 Percent YOY in Q1
Delta's Domestic Corporate Revenue Grew 10 Percent YOY in Q1

Business Travel News (BTN) · 10 Apr

Delta's passenger revenue grew 6 percent year over year to $9.3 billion during the first quarter, including 8 percent year-over-year growth in corpor

Deutsche Bank Travel Program Joins Boycott of Hotel Company
Deutsche Bank Travel Program Joins Boycott of Hotel Company

Business Travel News (BTN) · 5 Apr

Deutsche Bank has removed the Dorchester Collection hotel group from its list of preferred suppliers amid a boycott of the group. The Dorchester is o

Deal Brings Amex Corporate Card Payments to SAP Ariba
Deal Brings Amex Corporate Card Payments to SAP Ariba

Business Travel News (BTN) · 3 Apr

Users of the SAP Ariba procurement platform soon will be able to use American Express corporate cards to make payments. Amex will become a network ex

EU Will Allow Visa-Free Travel from Post-Brexit U.K.
EU Will Allow Visa-Free Travel from Post-Brexit U.K.

Business Travel News (BTN) · 3 Apr

On Tuesday, the EU Council and the European Parliament agreed to allow U.K. citizens to travel without visas to Schengen Area countries for short sta

EU Council Approves Brexit Delay
EU Council Approves Brexit Delay

Business Travel News (BTN) · 22 Mar

On March 22nd, the European Council approved U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's request to delay the U.K.'s withdrawal from the EU. The Brexit date wi

Brazil Waives Visas for Citizens of U.S. & Three Other Countries
Brazil Waives Visas for Citizens of U.S. & Three Other Countries

Business Travel News (BTN) · 19 Mar

As of June 17, citizens of the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan no longer will need visas to enter Brazil, according to Brazil Tourism.

Navigating from T&E to ROI
Navigating from T&E to ROI

Business Travel News (BTN) · 17 Mar

Driven by innovations in expense management technology and evolving corporate philosophies around T&E spending, companies are recognizing the value o

GBTA Lobbyist Talks About Making Sure Business Travel Has Its Say

Business Travel News (BTN) · 11 Mar

Global Business Travel Association VP of government relations Shane Downey said GBTA lobbying has focused on taxation and fees, as well as maintainin

Uber Topped Business Expense Tally Again in 2018
Uber Topped Business Expense Tally Again in 2018

Business Travel News (BTN) · 7 Feb

Uber was the most-expensed brand for North American businesses in 2018, according to Certify, marking the third consecutive year the ridehailing gian

Can Travel Managers Prep for a No-Deal Brexit?
Can Travel Managers Prep for a No-Deal Brexit?

Business Travel News (BTN) · 28 Jan

With only two months until the United Kingdom exits the European Union on 29 March, and no one on this planet knowing what form that departure will t

Amex GCS Billings & Revenue Jump Again in Fourth Quarter
Amex GCS Billings & Revenue Jump Again in Fourth Quarter

Business Travel News (BTN) · 18 Jan

American Express' corporate card business continued its growth in the fourth quarter of 2018. The Global Commercial Services division, which operates

Who Bought Whom in 2018
Who Bought Whom in 2018

Business Travel News (BTN) · 3 Jan

The BTN Group wrote about 35 acquisitions in 2018, led by Wyndham's $1.95 billion acquisition of La Quinta. The following acquisitions either have cl

TripActions Eyes Expense with Divvy Deal
TripActions Eyes Expense with Divvy Deal

Business Travel News (BTN) · 26 Dec

TripActions' recent partnership with payment and expense provider Divvy brings together a pair of a high-profile and rapidly growing startups. While

What Brexit No-Deal Would Mean for Travel Between U.K. & EU
What Brexit No-Deal Would Mean for Travel Between U.K. & EU

Business Travel News (BTN) · 12 Dec

If the U.K. fails to reach a deal on its withdrawal from the European Union by April 2019, there will be insufficient time to negotiate a comprehensi

TripActions Plans Partnership with Corporate Financial Management Provider
TripActions Plans Partnership with Corporate Financial Management Provider

Business Travel News (BTN) · 7 Dec

Travel management company new entrant TripActions is teaming up with Divvy, which automates expense reports, tracks budgets in real time, aligns with

JetBlue Pushes Fares Up to Combat Fuel Cost Spike
JetBlue Pushes Fares Up to Combat Fuel Cost Spike

Business Travel News (BTN) · 23 Oct

JetBlue passenger revenue increased 10.8 percent year over year in the third quarter to $1.94 billion. The carrier faced a 48.4 percent year-over-yea