SINGAPORE, 22 June 2020: A whistleblower's email has accused Global Business Travel Association CEO, Scott Solombrino, of misconduct almost three months after his high profile appointment at the end of March. First reported by...
MADRID, 2 February 2017: The World Tourism Organisation joins the chorus of protests denouncing President Trump’s travel ban that impacts on seven nations in the Middle East and North Africa. UNWTO said it was expressing deep concern and strong condemnation over...
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia USA, 4 February 2021: Business travel will not recover fully until 2025 according to projections made by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) arguably the world's largest business travel association. It released its...
WASHINGTON, 12 May  2020:  Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organisation for the leading US airlines, confirms member carriers are supporting the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to begin checking the temperature of travellers and customer-facing employees for as long as necessary...
SINGAPORE, 31 October 2017: RoomIt by CWT, the new hotel distribution division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, announced last week a new agreement with Expedia Affiliate Network that will tap a broader hotel rates inventory. The agreement will make rates from...
BANGKOK, 27 June 2017: Asian cities are gaining in popularity with tourists from the United States and the United Kingdom, according to Expedia.co.th that reported increased bookings from these two markets during the summer. The report based on data from...
BANGKOK, 9 May 2017: An Australian man is suing American Airlines for USD100,000 after he claims a 14-hour flight left him permanently injured according to a report in the US travel news service Travel Pulse. Michael Anthony Taylor, 67, said...
HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee, 7 January 2021: Isaac Collazo, formerly of InterContinental Hotels Group, has been named VP of analytics for STR. Collazo served in a vice president capacity at IHG for the past 18 years, including the...
BELLEVUE, Washington, USA, 30 October 2017: Rogue bookings, or business travellers booking outside of their travel programme parameters, remain a major issue for companies, a recent study* by Egencia, the business travel arm of the Expedia group. While 60% of...
HENDERSONVILLE, TENNESSEE, 24 January 2017: Traditional hotels achieve higher occupancy levels, manage yields better and achieve higher rates than properties in the shared economy space. The observations were outlined in an independent analysis by STR that compared 32 months of...