Skellefteå City Airport Joins SAS Corporate Sustainability Program for Fossil-Free Business Travel

(IN SHORT) Skellefteå City Airport in Sweden has become the first individual airport in the country to participate in the SAS Corporate Sustainability Program. Under this initiative, the airport will exclusively use environmentally friendly aviation fuel for all its business trips with SAS during 2023/2024. The aim is to reduce carbon emissions in the aviation… Read the full press release

Six Strategies to Reduce Stress and Enhance Well-Being in Business Travel

(IN SHORT) Business travel can be a significant source of stress for employees. Research indicates that the majority of business travelers experience poor mental health, stress, anxiety, exhaustion, and loneliness during work trips. To alleviate this, businesses can take several steps to minimize stress and improve the well-being of their traveling employees. These steps include… Read the full press release

Hilton Unveils Digital Innovations to Enhance Business Travel for SMEs

Introduces New Hilton for Business Platform and Enhancements to Events.Hilton.com McLEAN, Va., 2023-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton announced two new digital innovations designed to create a more seamless travel experience for small- and medium-sized businesses. The innovations are part of Hilton’s long-term commitment to digitally transform the business travel experience – from booking… Read the full press release

Amex GBT and Amadeus Renew Strategic Long-Term Technology Agreement to Enhance Customer Experience in Business Travel

Amadeus will provide technology solutions to enable Amex GBT to deliver on its strategic pillars and business priorities Madrid, Spain, 2023-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT) and Amadeus have renewed their strategic long-term technology agreement to address the challenges and opportunities of the evolving business travel sector. The… Read the full press release

British Airways Partnering with Travel Places to Offer Sustainable Aviation Fuel for Business Travel

London, UK, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Group business travel specialists, Travel Places, is launching a new sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) fund, providing a unique opportunity for its clients to address the carbon footprint from their business travel. Travel Places works with sporting governing bodies, world-class athletes, international musicians, and production companies from the… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya and Travel Upholds its Digital Bookings Platform that increases by 15% in November and December 2022

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2022-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel bookings to Kenya has increased in the current year. After successful general elections and peaceful transition of the governments, Tourist and business travelers have confidence in the Kenya favorable environment to travel as tourist and the business traveler. Most Tour and travel companies in Kenya are… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines introduces new travel portal Southwest Business Assist™

Carrier reveals Southwest Business Assist which brings new features and capabilities for Corporate Travel Buyers and Travel Decision Makers to better manage business travel on Southwest Airlines DALLAS, TX, 2022-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Aug 15, 2022) announced it is making it easier than ever to manage business travel… Read the full press release

GBTA Canada partners with C-SAF to advance more sustainable future for business travel industry in Canada

GBTA Canada announces partnership with the Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels to advance SAF in Canada Toronto, Canada, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Sustainability has moved to the front of the agenda for economies, companies and the world at large. It is also a priority for the business travel industry, as revealed in… Read the full press release

Amadeus unveils five defining trends for the US group travel and events industry in 2022

Forward-looking on-the-books hotel group occupancy rates for 2022 in the US already match the total made in 2021, and outperform 2020 Data points to significant uptick, particularly in unique markets, but bookings will be smaller in both size and value with shorter lead times PORTSMOUTH, NH, 2022-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — As hoteliers evaluate… Read the full press release

Norwegian partners with Neste to enable corporate customers to reduce CO2 emissions from business travel

LONDON, UK, 2022-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has entered into a collaboration agreement with Neste, the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). Norwegian’s corporate customers can now reduce their CO2 emissions from business travel by up to 80 per cent through sustainable aviation fuel. The agreement is an important step in… Read the full press release

Sky Bird Travel and OneWurld have partnered to roll out WINGS – a revolutionary agent desktop solution

Sky Bird Travel and OneWurld – A Division of Snowstorm Technologies (UK) Ltd. Detroit, USA, 2020-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Sky Bird Travel and OneWurld have partnered to roll out WINGS – A revolutionary Agent Desktop Solution across Sky Bird Travel’s 20,000+ agencies in North America to provide WINGS travel agents with the necessary… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ new GDS capabilities Makes Business Travel Easier

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (May 4, 2020) it now takes corporate travel bookings through industry-standard business travel booking systems. All of Southwest’s everyday low fares along with industry-standard booking, ticketing, and functionality with business relevant content are available in Travelport’s Apollo and Worldpsan Global Distribution… Read the full press release

CWT launches inaugural monthly podcast, Business Travel On the Fly

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today (Jan 20, 2020) announces the launch of its inaugural monthly podcast, Business Travel On the Fly, that speaks to industry topics and issues affecting business travelers. “We are constantly looking at ever more meaningful ways to engage with business travelers,… Read the full press release

Business travellers are spending more and paying for their own extras

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — A big part of our job is to make sure that we are on top of the latest news and insights that matter to your independent hotel. So sometimes it might feel like we’re sharing a lot of data here on AP Voice but we want to… Read the full press release

GBTA announced registration is open for GBTA Convention 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif., July 26-30

Alexandria, VA, USA, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – announced today registration is open for the GBTA Convention 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif., July 26-30. The annual convention is the largest, most comprehensive annual gathering of business travel and meetings managers, meeting planners,… Read the full press release

GBTA’s 4th GBTA BTI™ Outlook – China 2013 H2 report: China Business Travel Spend to Increase by 14.3% in 2013

Despite Slower Than Expected Business Travel Growth, China Remains On Track to Become The World’s Largest Business Travel Market  Shanghai, China, 2013-10-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — GBTA publishes the results of its fourth GBTA BTI™ Outlook – China 2013 H2 report. The GBTA commissioned Rockport Analytics, LLC to create a semi-annual business travel outlook for China. Sponsored by Visa,… Read the full press release

GBTA survey: ongoing government shutdown and potential default could impact business travel

Final GBTA BTI™ Outlook of the Year Shows Rising Momentum, But GBTA Sees Serious Concerns from Business Travel Professionals Alexandria, VA, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Business travel spending is expected to see a robust year in 2014 fueled by steady corporate profits, increases in business investment and an improving U.S. economy. However, the ongoing government shutdown… Read the full press release

The Global Business Travel Association released its latest GBTA BTI™ Outlook – Western Europe report

BUSINESS TRAVEL SPENDING SET TO GROW 3.4% IN 2014  London, UK, 2013-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, announces the results of its latest GBTA BTI™ Outlook – Western Europe report, a semi-annual analysis of the five most critical business travel markets in Europe: Germany,… Read the full press release

GBTA Predicts Business Travel Spending to Increase by 15% in 2013

China Remains on Track to Become the World’s Largest Bus  Chinese Economy Benefits from Policy Initiatives to Strengthen   Domestic Consumer Demand  Shanghai, 2013-04-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has released the results of its third GBTA BTI™ Outlook – China 2013 H1 report, a semi-annual analysis of one of the largest business travel markets… Read the full press release