Health and wellness, bleisure and brand loyalty are the big trends for 2020 – but Lola.com’s new research also provides some personal insights into US business traveller habits

The traveller landscape is evolving and corporate traveller preferences are changing. New research from travel management company Lola.com has identified the “big three potential game…..

SiteMinder’s top distribution channels highlights ‘direct booking strategies for hotels and the growth strategies of the travel industry’s consolidation-hungry giants’

Global hotel industry guest acquisition platform, SiteMinder, has revealed its annual lists of the distribution channels that brought the highest booking revenue to hotels over…..

The world’s most valuable loyalty programmes – US airlines lead the way

Whether it is receiving a free coffee at our favourite café, shopping at one brand of stores, even supporting our friends, colleagues, team mates and…..

‘Most airports are effective monopolies’ and then ‘there are airports that have market power’ – two differing definitions, but which is true?

Two seemingly contradictory trains of thought emerged from last week’s CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit in Doha when the subject of airport activity…..

The ‘Doha Declaration 2020’ – CAPA and Qatar Airways urge for greater industry collaboration to deliver a sustainable future framework

Most conferences see a lot of useful discussions, but not necessarily actions. CAPA – Centre for Aviation, a trusted source of market intelligence for the…..

The coronavirus outbreak is in the spotlight, but will the return of the MAX actually be the biggest threat for corporate travel programmes in 2020?

Airlines are ending flights into mainland China, even Hong Kong, where Cathay Pacific is now asking its employees to take three weeks of unpaid leave…..

Short-term rental managers feel that the industry is now more competitive, but also more complicated, as online booking platforms help them find new business

More and more corporate travellers are now looking beyond traditional hotel stays when travelling for business, especially when it encompasses longer stays. Alongside changes in…..

Independent hoteliers are increasingly tech savvy as they see the benefits of digital marketing

New research reveals that today’s independent hoteliers have a greater awareness and appetite around technology when it comes to their marketing and distribution strategies. According…..

Delivering on sustainability will become ‘a cost of doing business’ for the airline industry

JetBlue Airways recently drew a line in the sand in its efforts to combat global warming by declaring that its domestic flights in 2020 would…..