U.S. Air Travel Prices Expected to Rise in 2010 to Offset Losses

Posted on 15. Jan, 2010 by Kat Schneider Fotheringham in Blog, Business Travel, Uncategorized, executive accommodations, international business travel

Although we aren’t very far into 2010, The Corporate Housing Network isn’t surprised to report that  U.S. airline passengers, who are already paying higher checked-bag fees and fuel surcharges this year, should brace for more increases as the industry tries to return to profit.
Delta Air Lines Inc., United Airlines and Continental Airlines Inc. are each raising their prices to [...]

Simple tips to make your next business trip smooth and productive

Posted on 10. Jan, 2010 by Kat Schneider Fotheringham in Blog, Business Travel, Uncategorized, executive accommodations, international business travel

Sometimes you can’t help being on the road for work, but you can do something about how long your trip takes, and your overall experience en route. Kind of a fun thing for the nouveau business traveler, and  some great reminders for those road warriors who are constantly on the go! Check out these time-saving [...]

Business travel and corporate housing still provide great returns for companies everywhere

Posted on 08. Jan, 2010 by Kat Schneider Fotheringham in Blog, Business Travel, Uncategorized, executive accommodations, international business travel

It’s something we in the corporate housing industry talk about a lot, but it’s always good to see evidence of what we all believe to be true!
According to research conducted by Oxford Economics, a consulting firm that collaborates with Oxford University’s business college, for every dollar companies spend on business travel, they get an average [...]

What do Corporate Housing, Discount Retailers and “Sin” Industries Have in Common? They Consistently Hold Their Ground, Despite Economic Conditions

Posted on 07. Jan, 2010 by Kat Schneider Fotheringham in Blog, Business Travel, Uncategorized, executive accommodations, international business travel

Historically, various industries typically hold their own ground — and sometimes even flourish — during economic downturns and recessions. Some of these businesses likely come to mind right away, whereas others neither you might not typically consider… nor do they get much media attention. Corporate Housing is a perfect example; it is not a very [...]

Are Smaller Corporate Housing Providers Missing Out On Potential Markets?

Posted on 07. Jan, 2010 by Kat Schneider Fotheringham in Blog, Business Travel, Uncategorized, executive accommodations, international business travel

For those smaller ‘mom-and-pop’ property owners who are providing their furnished home, all-inclusive condo, and/or furnished apartment to business travelers, you are already off to a profitable start. However, as a corporate housing provider, have you considered tapping into other target audiences to fill your upcoming vacancies?
Most of the larger corporate housing companies are well [...]

Attempted Christmas Day Bombing Will Not Dampen Desire to Resume Business Travel

Posted on 06. Jan, 2010 by Kat Schneider Fotheringham in Blog, Business Travel, Uncategorized, executive accommodations, international business travel

From the White House to your house, with all of the talk about the attempted  bombing on Christmas Day from the Amsterdam-to-Detroit flight, thought it might be a good idea to inject a little cyber “reality check” via The Corporate Housing Network Blog.
According to the a survey of  150 travel managers conducted by the National [...]

Business travelers returning to the front of the plane! Great news for 2010 and Corporate Housing!

Posted on 29. Dec, 2009 by Kat Schneider Fotheringham in Blog, Business Travel, Uncategorized, executive accommodations, international business travel

Great news!  Looks as though business travelers appear to be returning to the front of the airplane, a sign that companies may be feeling more optimistic about the economy, American Express Business Travel said earlier this month.
The results of the company’s most recent Business Travel Monitor survey indicated that airfares rose modestly during the last quarter [...]

A Wonderful Sign for the Future of Business Travel and Corporate Housing Arrives in London Early Next Year

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by Kat Schneider Fotheringham in Blog, Business Travel, Uncategorized, executive accommodations, international business travel

I know we are just entering winter, but I’m hoping we’re seeing yet another harbinger of good news andpositive signs of  life for business travel and corporate housing.
The giants of business travel brands including  American Express, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and IHG are returning to the Business Travel & Meetings Show this coming February in London. According [...]

Talk about a great deal! There’s never a charge to search and request corporate housing on TCHNetwork!

Posted on 17. Dec, 2009 by Kat Schneider Fotheringham in Blog, Business Travel, Uncategorized, executive accommodations, international business travel

You read it correctly. Never a charge to search and request housing on TCHNetwork!
In your search for corporate housing, are you tired of endlessly calling 800# after 800#, only to be told “Let me look into this and get back to you”? On TCHNetwork, you are in the driver’s seat. You can view Real-Time [...]

Well, the World is Changing and so is Corporate Housing

Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by Kat Schneider Fotheringham in Blog, Business Travel, Uncategorized, executive accommodations, international business travel

Well, the world is changing.  In the wake of a major change in the U.S. credit and financial markets, people have changed how they do everything–especially business.
And corporate housing and business travel are no exceptions.  With increased focus on how travel and human resource managers are handling everything from business trips to employee relocation, many [...]