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

Crescent Hotels & Resorts Latitudes Collection adds three independent lifestyle hotels to Crescent Canada portfolio

Crescent Hotels & Resorts has been selected to manage the Matrix, Metterra, and Varscona hotels in Edmonton. Crescent, with offices in Toronto and Fairfax, Virginia, is a nationally recognized elite operator of hotels and resorts throughout Canada and the United … Continue reading

Uncertainty over travel ban puts business travel, economy at risk

GBTA releases latest U.S. Business Travel Forecast By Michael W. McCormick, GBTA Executive Director and COO Earlier this month, GBTA released data showing the dramatic bottom line impact President Trump’s executive order banning travel to the United States from seven … Continue reading

Egencia and Sabre name 2017 ‘the year of the business traveller’

Four data-driven tips to increase business traveller satisfaction without breaking the budget Egencia, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc. and Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, have released analysis and recommendations on ways companies can … Continue reading

WestJet reintroduces Gander to Halifax route starting April 30

Summer schedule reintroduces non-stop daily service WestJet has announced it will once again fly its route from Halifax to Gander, Newfoundland, as part of its 2017 summer schedule. The year-round route starts daily on April 30. “WestJet is committed to … Continue reading

New study identifies business traveller perspectives on company travel policies, compliance and valued amenities

Four of five business travellers report company travel policy has greatest impact on booking decisions Four out of five (79 per cent) business travellers report their company’s travel policy has the greatest impact on their decision when booking travel for … Continue reading

Air Canada’s newest Maple Leaf Lounge opens at Newark Airport

Conveniently located lounge near gates offers added amenities Air Canada has opened a Maple Leaf Lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport. The new lounge, Air Canada’s third in the U.S., is conveniently located beyond security near Air Canada gates, giving … Continue reading

WestJet adds more flights for Canadians

Canada’s low-fare leader invests in communities across the country WestJet has announced it will add dozens of new flights to its growing domestic and international networks as part of its 2016-2017 winter schedule, enhancing service for leisure and business travellers. … Continue reading

Global business travel and spend report reveals new sharing economy trends, business traveller behaviour

Concur releases industry-first insights: who’s booking US$76 billion in business travel spend? Concur, the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, has released its innovative State of Business Travel 2016 report at the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) convention. In the … Continue reading