Posted on 15. Feb, 2011 by Kat Schneider Fotheringham in Blog, Business Travel, corporate housing, corporate housing blog, executive accommodations, high speed rail, mass transportation, tchnetwork.com, the corporate housing network
I love traveling by train. There’s just something about it. It’s a hell of a lot more productive than driving (duh), as I can bang out personal and professional work during the commute. It’s way more convenient than air travel, as there is less downtime while on the train (between not having to turn off [...]
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 [...]
Well, not a huge surprise, but it appears mobile phones and personal communications devices continue to expand their scope and utility in every day life.
Now guests of a Stockholm hotel will be using mobile phones instead of keys to unlock the doors to their suites.
According to reports, the world’s largest maker of door locks, Assa Abloy AB [...]
According to a recently released survey by business management specialists KDS, about half of all business travel is just not worth the time and money.
The company surveyed what most marketers would consider a very small sample of 164 travel buyers and business travelers, and found that 51% admitted some of their business trips were probably [...]
Some good news for corporate housing owners and professionals. Business travelers who hit the road in 2011 can expect airfares and hotel rates to increase by an average of 10%, according to a forecast released last week by American Express Business Travel, the corporate travel division of American Express.
The primary piece of good news in [...]
The National Business Travel Association (NBTA) Foundation’s new Business Travel Quarterly Outlook says U.S. -originated business travel spending–including for accommodations like corporate housing–is expected to grow 3.8 percent this year over 2009, despite projections that economic and business travel growth will slow through the second half of 2010. The new Business Travel Quarterly Outlook also [...]
Today, every business traveler and corporate housing professional knows that carrying an app-loaded phone can transform everything we do, from planning a trip to making our way around a new city, to finding the best places to eat and shop in our off hours. In fact, we’ve all become so dependent upon these apps that [...]
Corporate housing owners, prepare yourselves!
Looks as though the boutique hotel business is not only here to stay, it’s growing!
Widely considered the world’s first boutique hotel, New York’s Morgan’s Hotel has given rise to what’s presently being referred to as “boutique-mania.? Now hospitality mega-chains like Hyatt, InterContinental, and Marriott—are all stepping into the boutique marketplace, and [...]
The strong recovery in air travel is beginning to slow down, as advances in the economy begin to level off, but with an expansion in business travel continuing to move ahead of in economy class, the airline industry association IATA (International Air Transport Association) said this week.
The report indicates that slower year-on-year growth in August [...]