Preventing Fraud Is Still a Problem for Travel Managers

skift.com - Travel Services · 17 May

Beyond employees getting wasted or buying forbidden flight upgrades with their corporate cards, the fear of large-scale data breaches has travel mana

Thomas Cook Tries to Stem the Bleeding After $1.9 Billion Loss

skift.com - Travel Services · 16 May

Announcing such a big loss is not a good look for any company, but Thomas Cook management will be hoping they've got all of the bad news out at once

What Embattled Thomas Cook Must Do to Stay Alive

skift.com - Travel Services · 12 May

The debt-laden European tour operator's ongoing struggles are reaching a breaking point. It's still possible to get its house in order, though, and i

Hawaii Weighs Measures to Curb Airbnb

skift.com - Travel Services · 6 May

While Hawaii is not the only destination reeling from the impact of short-term rentals from Airbnb and other providers, its already sky-high housing

Why TUI Favors an Asset-Heavy Approach

skift.com - Travel Services · 3 Apr

TUI's ownership of all parts of the vacation journey make it a formidable force in the industry. But the strategy doesn't come without its own risks.

American Express GBT Reports No Major Indigestion After 2 Big Acquisitions
American Express GBT Reports No Major Indigestion After 2 Big Acquisitions

skift.com - Travel Services · 28 Mar

It's one thing to buy a competitor, and another to successful integrate its systems. American Express Global Business Travel has had to do it twice i

Eventbrite's International Growth Hits Major Snag

skift.com - Travel Services · 14 Mar

Going global in the events sector is tough. Eventbrite has the added pressure of being a public company, and investors have soured on the company's p

Would Tax Law Proposals Kill Travel Agencies in Some States?

skift.com - Travel Services · 12 Mar

As states look for new sources of tax revenue in the service-driven economy, businesses like travel agencies are viewed as likely targets. Ignorance

Certify and Chrome River to Challenge Expense Leader SAP Concur

skift.com - Travel Services · 5 Mar

The combined Certify and Chrome River still pales in scope when compared to global behemoth SAP Concur. The approach of offering a variety of differe

New Hilton Brand Invests in Flexible Spaces

skift.com - Travel Services · 28 Feb

It makes sense for Hilton to fix its marquee brand by appealing to event planners with upscale lodging and interesting spaces. It will take some time

What Went Wrong at Thomas Cook in 2018?

skift.com - Travel Services · 20 Dec

Thomas Cook might have been a victim circumstance but it probably hasn't helped itself. It is caught between the asset-heavy approach of TUI and smal

Travel Advisors Warn U.S. Clients to Get Ready for Real ID Deadline

skift.com - Travel Services · 11 Dec

It may seem early to be worrying about the October 2020 deadline for so-called Real IDs for U.S. domestic travel, including U.S. territories, but pla

Club Med Owner Fosun Expects Tourism IPO to Hit Lower End of Pricing

skift.com - Travel Services · 6 Dec

With stocks falling across the world, it might not be the best time to launch an IPO.

Rome Tour Bus Restriction Stirs Europe's Latest Overtourism Controversy

skift.com - Travel Services · 15 Nov

Tour buses bring thousands of people to Rome each day, but many increasingly run on cleaner fuels than their passenger car counterparts. Buses also r

Cost Cutting Could Lead to Big Changes for Meetings in 2019

skift.com - Travel Services · 5 Nov

Planners have to get creative as both expectations and costs are set to increase in 2019. Technology can only do so much and event design will shift

Burlesque Dancers at French Conference Draw Sexism Complaints

skift.com - Travel Services · 30 Oct

Regardless of the cultural climate, the reality is that business conference organizers know that many attendees relish seeing half-nude women dance a

Asiana Airlines' New Bag Restriction Is Bad News for Luxury Retailers

skift.com - Travel Services · 20 Oct

Luxury retail has grown significantly in Southeast Asia and China. Other airlines will likely follow Asiana's example with bag restrictions if the ma

Fyre Festival Founder Gets Six Years for $27.4 Million Fraud

skift.com - Travel Services · 12 Oct

Most people will remember the images of attendees wandering around a half-built site that surfaced during 2017's Fyre Festival. Those who paid thousa

The Psychology of Expense Fraud

skift.com - Travel Services · 5 Oct

Expense and travel fraud seems like a bigger deal than it really is, according to experts. Some people are always going to be bad apples, taking on a

Why Companies Aren't That Worried About Expense Fraud

skift.com - Travel Services · 4 Oct

Most travel and expense fraud is strictly small-scale stuff, and is hard for companies to catch. New technology tools will make it easier, though, to

Botched Summer Travel Forecast Costs Thomas Cook's Finance Chief His Job

skift.com - Travel Services · 24 Sep

The summer is offically over but the steamy stretch in Europe is still being felt in the travel sector. Tour operator Thomas Cook lowered forecasts a

Travel Leaders Settles Sexual Harassment and Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

skift.com - Travel Services · 30 Aug

When cases like these settle out of court, the public doesn't get to learn much.

Eventbrite's Planned IPO Reveals Tension in Global Event Marketplace

skift.com - Travel Services · 24 Aug

Taken as a whole, Eventbrite's IPO filing shows the company has been spending to scale its ticketing platform globally and tee up a strong offering f

Thomas Cook Shares Spike on Speculation It May Sell Its Airline

skift.com - Travel Services · 30 Jul

We've been here before with Thomas Cook and it's airline. It could do with the money of course, but the needs of its tour operator businesses complic

Eventbrite Readies IPO After Period of Event Ticketing Consolidation

skift.com - Travel Services · 22 Jul

Eventbrite's rise has happened in tandem with that of the experience economy at large. Both the consumer and enterprise event technology sectors have

Travel Managers Should Get Used to Data Privacy Restrictions

skift.com - Travel Services · 10 Jul

For most organizations, it’s business as usual after Europe’s new privacy measures embodied in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came int