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…..

Cause and effect – baggage changes continue to complicate, as airlines increasingly put a price on flying our possessions

The principle of cause and effect simply highlights when something happens, it makes something else happen. The airline sector, and particular its new attitudes to…..

Business travellers are back into routine of tiredness, fatigue and homesickness – but majority still have a buzz about being back on the road

We increasingly hear about the impact that regular business travel can have on our welfare and mental well-being. Yet, for many of us, we still…..

Carbon credits or carbon complacency? Offsetting can improve climate awareness image and attract the eco-anxious, but more needs to be done

Carbon offsetting in aviation currently is one of the major mechanisms companies implement to offer a ‘carbon neutral’ product and image. Offset programmes allow passengers…..

With an uncertain future, American Express Global Business Travel says travel buyers need to take a ‘nimble’ approach to programme management

Looking to 2020, it can seem that the only thing we can be certain of is uncertainty and with increased economic and geopolitical volatility ahead,…..

‘The commercial viability of ultra long-haul operations’ – a niche that might just get a tiny bit bigger thanks to Project Sunrise

A big question mark remains over the validity of ultra long-haul air travel. New, more efficient and longer-range airliners now mean that you can effectively…..