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Abortion Travel May Land Companies in Legal Trouble, Warn Experts

While there are currently no rules that ban abortion travel, companies may have to navigate a complex patchwork of state laws if they support employees to exercise their reproductive rights.

Abortion Travel May Land Companies in Legal Trouble, Warn Experts

Business Travel

Abortion Travel Benefit Adopted Quickly By Major Corporates After Supreme Court Ruling

It's good that these companies are stepping up to back their women employees' right to choose.

Abortion Travel Benefit Adopted Quickly By Major Corporates After Supreme Court Ruling

Business Travel

Venture Capital Legend Tim Draper Looks to Franchise Hostels

Startup Draper House, which is part of the billionaire investor's funding network, is the perfect embodiment of entrepreneurial tourism, a fast-growing sub sector that blends startup culture and venture capital with hospitality. Co-branding opportunities could help it expand rapidly.

Venture Capital Legend Tim Draper Looks to Franchise Hostels

Business Travel

Inflation Prompts Corporate Travel Buyers to Hold Off Negotiating Hotel Rates for 2023

Companies are holding their nerve, because hotels have the upper hand right now when it comes to dictating rates. It’s a gamble leaving negotiations until so late, but you have to question how long prices can keep climbing.

Inflation Prompts Corporate Travel Buyers to Hold Off Negotiating Hotel Rates for 2023

Business Travel

The UK’s Unique Brand of Travel Chaos Is Upending Recovery Efforts

With offices vacant again due to a crippling week-long rail strike, and airports under pressure, travel is suffering a setback, particularly business travel. In public relations terms, the UK should be in crisis management mode.

The UK’s Unique Brand of Travel Chaos Is Upending Recovery Efforts

Business Travel

Home Swapping Platforms Return With Strategies Targeting Remote Work

Growing numbers of remote workers and soaring travel and accommodation costs represent favorable conditions for house exchange platforms to thrive in, but are people ready to trust strangers during a time when confidence is low?

Home Swapping Platforms Return With Strategies Targeting Remote Work

Skift Research

U.S. Travel Tracker: May 2022 Highlights

In May, 47% of Americans traveled, a 4-percentage-point lift from the same time last year. In addition, 41% of U.S. consumers have already planned to travel and another 30% indicate they are likely to travel this summer, pointing to a very strong summer season for the U.S. travel industry.

U.S. Travel Tracker: May 2022 Highlights

Business Travel

Corp Travel Giant CWT’s Secret to Managing the Labor Shortage

Travel management firms face challenges helping their customers deal with widespread travel disruption this year, the inevitable knock-on effect from the wider industry's own struggles with labor shortages. CWT needs to staff up as quickly as possible.

Corp Travel Giant CWT’s Secret to Managing the Labor Shortage

Business Travel

Global Hotel Group Signs up NH Hotels in Loyalty Pushback on Big Brands

Global Hotel Alliance notches up 21 million members after signing up Spain’s NH Group. It might now have an eclectic mix of global independent brands, but will need to watch its rivals' next steps closely: if they're not merging, they're leveraging their considerably greater size and scale to secure new loyalty partnerships outside traditional hospitality channels.

Global Hotel Group Signs up NH Hotels in Loyalty Pushback on Big Brands

Business Travel

When Travel Agencies Fail on the Leisure Part of ‘Bleisure’ Trips

With so-called workcations on the rise, Amadeus is ready to support travel management platforms that reflect the way employees are blending their professional and personal lives, something agencies just aren't grasping.

When Travel Agencies Fail on the Leisure Part of ‘Bleisure’ Trips