Elevate, Accelerate and Ascent – new ‘Beyond Business by Qatar Airways’ tiers will deliver loyalty rewards to SMEs

Qatar Airways has launched ‘Beyond Business by Qatar Airways’, a corporate rewards programme in Europe and the Americas. Like its regular Privilege Club loyalty programme,…..

Simplicity, security and safety are the top concerns for UK travel managers, but is this a view shared across global markets?

Respondents to a new UK travel manager survey have rated duty of care and traveller wellbeing as the most important challenges for their organisation in…..

Travel managers forecast strongest year-on-year growth in a decade; the number of business trips, and the cost of those trips, is set to rise

The number of business trips, and the cost of those trips, is set to rise in 2019, according to new research from AirPlus International. Its…..

US majors say strong corporate trends remain intact despite challenges from the government shutdown and other economic uncertainty

Although the US government shutdown, trade tiffs and the growing possibility of a global economic slowdown continue to create a certain level of uncertainty for…..

Apple and United Airlines: a stunning corporate account disclosure by the US carrier

Apple is United’s largest corporate customer at its San Francisco hub, generating USD150 million in revenues annually. Apple spends a staggering USD35 million per year…..

Loyalty and amenities continue to top business travellers’ hotel wish list

Most European and US business travellers are satisfied with their rate allowances for booking hotels, but a solid portion also have expressed a desire for…..

Personalisation is the new mantra of business travellers in the United States

Personalisation has moved far beyond buzzword status in the travel industry. New research on travellers in the United States of America (USA) shows a majority…..

The changing face of Australian business travel – miles are up, but prices are down

The cost of international travel from Australia is decreasing while the number of miles travelled is increasing, latest data from AirPlus International has revealed. The findings…..

Delta’s new corporate traveller portal has been designed with personalisation of the travel experience at its heart

“Corporate customers aren’t one-size-fits-all, so their experience with Delta shouldn’t be, either,” says an executive of the US major, as it confirms that it will…..

Corporate travellers prefer company when dining, and want to ‘eat like a local’ 

Dining is probably one of the most important experiences in corporate travel, and at USD77 billion annually, business dining is one of the largest travel…..