Did you spend a lot of time stuck in airports over the holiday season? Of course you were not alone, but check out this story for some really funny images and observations about how some stranded travelers behave and why!
It’s official—business travel is making a big, solid comeback.
Reports out this week confirm that U.S. companies are forecast to spend 5 percent more on travel in 2011 than they did in 2010 — a sure sign that the economy is rebounding, and giving an additional lift to airlines, hotels and rental car companies. That’s twice [...]
We’ve talked a lot here on the Corporate Housing Network blog about lessons we can take from our corporate housing and lodging competitors to make our offerings more affordable, comfortable and ultimately, successful.
While some of the accommodations we aspire to offer our guests are not always within our set budgets, we can still take in [...]
It’s a new year and that always means change. So far in 2011 it appears that the economic recovery is continuing, and for corporate travel buyers that means tougher negotiations with hotels for breaks in rates.
What this means for corporate housing owners and managers is this–we often have the ability to be flexible and offer [...]
For the third year in a row, Continental Airlines tops the Business Travel News’ Annual Airline Survey (BTN). The survey asked corporate travel buyers to rank various carriers based on service delivery and performance.
Ironically United Airlines, which recently merged with Continental, wound up at the bottom of the list. United’s customer service is once more the [...]
According to researchers with American Express Business Travel, corporate travel costs could possibly rise by double digits in 2011.
Now that the economy has begun to strengthen, worries about corporate bottom lines are also receding. Hotel rates and airfares are the key items that are expected to jump in the coming year. The National Business Travel Association [...]
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Talk about creative and cool! This story should serve as a great inspiration for corporate housing owners and hoteliers everywhere.
If you’ve stayed as many places as I have while traveling on business, the same cookie cutter hotels and corporate housing units get pretty dull and uninspiring after a while. I don’t know, I [...]
If you’re flying on these three airlines this holiday season–AirTran, Delta and Virgin America — you’ll be receiving an unexpected little gift. You’ll be able to access Wi-Fi absolutely free.
Google Chrome says it will partner with the three carriers to offer free “Gogo Wi-Fi” on domestic flights through Jan. 2, 2011.
That means you’ll be able [...]
A new survey from Deloitte says business travelers are gladly anticipating an increase in corporate travel next year, which should translate into a welcome boost in customer demand for hospitality and travel.
In fact, by the end of 2011, 80% of the business travelers surveyed predicted that they will take more or at the minimum the [...]
According to the results of a new survey produced by Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the travel industry, hotels must become “living innovation laboratories.”
By 2020 Amadeus suggests that the travel industry will change in the following ways:
79 per cent agreed ‘heavy investment in emerging tourism markets will widen traveler choice, increase competition and potentially [...]