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Hong Kong’s Restart Prompts Warnings Over Rising Corporate Travel Costs

Experts on the ground in both Hong Kong and Singapore already report booking spikes and surges in airfares and hotel rates. The message is to start laying the groundwork for when China eventually eases its own travel policies.

Hong Kong’s Restart Prompts Warnings Over Rising Corporate Travel Costs

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Does Shift by Accor’s Wojo to Offices Mean Digital Nomadness Has Peaked?

The intense relationship with digital nomads could be cooling off, as hotels increasingly turn "hybrid" and map out a future that focuses on permanent bases for corporations.

Does Shift by Accor’s Wojo to Offices Mean Digital Nomadness Has Peaked?

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Tripbam Doesn’t See Recession Signs in Business Travel Data Yet

The research arm of investment bank Truist reported on a conference call it held with corporate travel data company Tripbam. Takeaways included that any indications of a recession have not yet shown up in business travel bookings and pricing data. Tripbam believes 15 percent of business travel may never fully recover but that is better than the…

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TripActions Reportedly Files Paperwork to Go Public at $12 Billion Valuation

The corporate travel startup is picking an odd moment with financial markets generally in turmoil, but it's clearly banking on continued recovery in the sector.

TripActions Reportedly Files Paperwork to Go Public at $12 Billion Valuation

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How Posting All U.S. Airline Fees Upfront Will Impact Corporate Travel

The U.S. Transportation Department wants airlines to be more transparent about their ancillary fees. In theory it would help businesses, but the corporate travel sector has been grappling with this issue for years already.

How Posting All U.S. Airline Fees Upfront Will Impact Corporate Travel

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Trip.com’s Business Travel Revenue Down 46 Percent

China’s ongoing lockdowns are weighing heavily on Trip.com’s business trip bookings. For its second quarter results, corporate travel revenue was $31 million, which is a 46 percent decrease on the same period in 2021. It was also 5 percent lower than the previous quarter. The company cited “continued disruptions resulting from the Covid-19 resurgence in…

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Ennismore to Expand Its Hoxton Co-Work Concept to 12 More Hotel Brands

Lifestyle hotel fans will get to mix business with pleasure in a lot more locations in the future, as Ennismore's "Working From_" brand is earmarked for the rest of its global portfolio. It's very on brand with partner Accor too.

Ennismore to Expand Its Hoxton Co-Work Concept to 12 More Hotel Brands

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The Uneven, Unreliable Return of Business Travel

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the return of business travel, tipping in hotels, and OYO’s probably IPO in 2023.

The Uneven, Unreliable Return of Business Travel

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In Search of Corporate Travel’s Elusive Recovery

Most industry forecasts point to an eventual recovery — even to the 2019 high of $1.4 trillion in annual spending — as business trips start to bounce back. But many underlying trends are emerging in a fragile global economy. How we travel, and for what purpose, is far from certain as we enter a new era of accountability.

In Search of Corporate Travel’s Elusive Recovery

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Singapore Regains Title as Conference Hotspot for Dealmakers and Investors

Business travel is booming, and rival financial hub Hong Kong can only look on in frustration as the international banking community flies in for some long overdue networking.

Singapore Regains Title as Conference Hotspot for Dealmakers and Investors