Egencia: When it comes to bleisure trips, your boss’ opinion matters

One in five global business travellers skip leisure additions to business trips due to employer perception Egencia, a leading global travel management company, has announced findings from the Egencia 2018 Bleisure Trends study, uncovering the trends, behaviors and motivators behind bleisure … Continue reading

WestJet expands service from Vancouver

Airline adds 60 flights from YVR WestJet has announced that it has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of its Vancouver hub to key business and leisure destinations in Canada and Mexico, adding 60 more flights weekly. “WestJet is again providing additional service to … Continue reading

Travel preferences among Canadian professionals differ based on industry: survey

Exploring a new destination is a top consideration for Canadians when extending their business trip Canadians value the opportunity to travel, both for business and leisure – and each profession is doing things differently. New research from for Business, … Continue reading

Mixing work and play: New study profiles the bleisure traveller

Overwhelming majority of bleisure travellers stay at same lodging for business and leisure portions of trip In the past year, over one-third (37 per cent) of North American business travellers extended a work trip for leisure, according to a new … Continue reading

Montreal named most popular city for international conventions, reports the ICCA

Montreal is back on top as the city having hosted the most international conventions in all of North America, according to the Country and City 2016 rankings released by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). Montreal finished ahead of … Continue reading

Eight big travel predictions for 2017

Inspired by a wealth of data, traveller endorsements, reviews, preferences and insights as well as industry leading understanding and innovation in e-commerce travel technology, the experts at shed light on eight major travel predictions for 2017. Read on to find out … Continue reading

CIBC takes leadership position in foreign exchange innovation through new CIBC Smart prepaid card launch

CIBC has announced an innovation in prepaid foreign exchange with the new CIBC Smart Prepaid Travel Visa card available through CIBC, in the most popular denominations used by Canadians when they travel including US dollars, Euros, Pounds and Mexican Pesos. They are the … Continue reading

CWT research: 20 per cent of business travellers take ‘bleisure’ trips every year

Travel managers and suppliers need to cater for people extending business trips Adding some leisure time to a business trip might seem like a new phenomenon. But Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s Solutions Group’s analysis of 29 million business trips shows the … Continue reading