Hotel price hikes herald new era for travellers, finds the latest Hotel Price Index

Canadian travellers paid more in majority of top international destinations in 2017 Hotel Price Index from Hotels.com reveals global hike in accommodation prices for the first time in three years High prices paid by Canadian travellers in the USA offset by great value … Continue reading

New Concur travel innovations reduce time and costs associated with booking and managing travel

Concur has announced expanded Concur Travel features to reduce time and costs associated with booking and managing travel, including new TripLink supplier connections, virtual cards, and increased branded fare content. Between 2015 to 2016, Concur reduced the average time it takes … 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

Hotel Price Index reveals global prices remained steady in 2016

Global hotel prices paid by travellers worldwide remained steady in 2016, according to latest Hotel Price Index from Hotels.com Domestic cities faced moderate movement ahead of Canada’s 150th Even with several major political shifts and currency fluctuations around the world in 2016, … Continue reading

Certify releases annual report on business travel spending trends for 2016

Data highlights top trends in corporate travel from the past year including ride-hailing’s takeover in ground transportation, the most popular brands and T&E expense spending benchmarks Certify, an automated travel and expense management software provider, has announced the results of its … Continue reading

Aeroports de Montreal and Uber reach a business agreement

Uber drivers will be able to pick up passengers at Montréal-Trudeau airport as of December 12, following the conclusion of a business agreement between Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) and the online transportation company. ADM had earlier demanded that Uber not … Continue reading

GBTA Foundation study reveals majority of companies provide travel insurance and assistance services to business travellers

Overwhelming majority of travel professionals find offering insurance or assistance services to employees valuable A majority (53 per cent) of travel professionals report their company provides both travel insurance and assistance services to their business travellers, according to a new … Continue reading

Hong Kong ranked as top international destination for Canadian business travellers

Data shows top 10 most-booked destinations for Canadian business travellers domestically and abroad American Express Global Business Travel (“GBT”) has released new data highlighting the most visited destinations for Canadian business travellers. Developed urban metropolises continue to hold top positions … Continue reading

Most business travellers satisfied with trip experience, dissatisfied travellers identify opportunities to help meet business goals on the road

Nearly half of companies worldwide have policies to allow employees to use ride-sharing services for work travel Composite index component scores improved for business travellers from Mexico, Germany and U.S. Most business travellers remain upbeat about work trips with 73 … Continue reading