Tagged Travel Industry
January 15, 2014
With a stronger than expected finish to 2013, U.S. business travel spending is expected to advance 6.6% to $289.8 billion in 2014, according to the Global Business Travel Association’s “GBTA BTI Outlook — United States 2013 Q4” report.
October 30, 2013
According to Sojern’s third quarter report, leisure travel accounted for 72% of U.S. travel bookings while business travel only accounted for 28%.
September 17, 2013
After analyzing 520 million travel data points, Sojern, a traveler engagement platform, reveals leisure travel accounted for 57% of U.S. summer travel in 2013.
August 12, 2013
The latest Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) BTI Outlook found that developing markets, especially in the Asia Pacific and Latin America regions, will play a key role in the business travel industry over the next several years.
April 10, 2013 in Rental Operations
The GBTA released the latest GBTA BTI Outlook report on the U.S., revealing increases in business travel, group spending and its BTI score.
April 5, 2013 in Rental Operations
While challenges remain for the Southern Europe economies, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) forecasts that business travel will increase within Germany and the UK, particularly domestic business travel spend.
April 1, 2013
TripIt found that exercising, eating healthy and returning home to a to-do list are more stressful for travelers than picking up car rentals or checking in to the airport.
March 26, 2013 in Legislative
The GBTA commends the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act for its aim to increase international business travel by reducing travel restrictions.
March 25, 2013
Working with the GBTA board of directors and staff, a new task force will create a local chapter membership plan for Atlanta and the surrounding markets.
March 25, 2013 in Rental Operations
Under the new partnership, members of Singapore Airlines’ frequent flyer program will have the opportunity to earn 500 miles with every Sixt car rental.
Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars
If the Car Rental Show is an indicator of the health of the industry, the North American market is doing well — while the "growth markets" are really taking off.
On the fifth anniversary of Elaine Litwer’s death, I’m brought back to the work she did to repeal vicarious liability. But it’s also caused me to reflect on the mentors in my life.
In their fourth quarter conference calls, Avis Budget Group and Hertz gave an outlook on fleet costs, the used car market, fleet optimization strategies and potential acquisitions. Hertz shed light on the fallout from that excess fleet.
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