Nashville Leads U.S. Meetings Hotels
Nashville Leads U.S. Meetings Hotels

Business Travel News (BTN) · 21 May

The Omni Nashville Hotel snared the No. 1 spot among this year's top U.S. meeting hotels, compiled by meeting and event technology provider Cvent.

Traveler Tracking Service for Tax & Finance Launches Four Traveler-Facing Apps
Traveler Tracking Service for Tax & Finance Launches Four Traveler-Facing Apps

Business Travel News (BTN) · 20 May

Traveler tracking specialist Voyage Manager has launched four apps aimed at corporate travelers to complement the web tools it provides for travel, f

Big Changes Loom for Payments in Europe
Big Changes Loom for Payments in Europe

Business Travel News (BTN) · 16 May

Card security measures that take effect in the European Economic Area Sept. 14 are set to disrupt corporate travel payments. The introduction of Stro

Winding Tree's Public Blockchain Platform Ready for Hospitality Bookings
Winding Tree's Public Blockchain Platform Ready for Hospitality Bookings

Business Travel News (BTN) · 15 May

Hobo Hotel Stockholm, a member of the Nordic Choice Hotels group, used Winding Tree to complete what the travel distribution platform claims is the f

Airbnb-Style Startup for Business Travelers Raises $15M
Airbnb-Style Startup for Business Travelers Raises $15M

Business Travel News (BTN) · 9 May

Mint House, an apartment-style startup geared toward business travelers, received $15 million in Series A funding, led by Revolution Ventures. Mint H

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Delta Will Test Free Inflight Wi Fi
Delta Will Test Free Inflight Wi Fi

Business Travel News (BTN) · 9 May

On May 13, Delta will launch a two-week pilot to make free inflight Wi-Fi a brand standard. The test will run on 55 domestic flights on aircraft equi

Loews Hotels Will Personalize Guest Experiences with Ireckonu
Loews Hotels Will Personalize Guest Experiences with Ireckonu

Business Travel News (BTN) · 6 May

Loews Hotels will place technology provider Ireckonu's Core and IKnowU middleware products at its 24 properties in the U.S. and Canada this year and

Sixt Has Launched Connected Cars in Germany
Sixt Has Launched Connected Cars in Germany

Business Travel News (BTN) · 19 Apr

Earlier this year, Sixt rolled out connected cars in Germany for rental on its mobility platform. The connected car "enables you to locate [it] by yo

WhereTo Launches Booking Tool for Enterprises
WhereTo Launches Booking Tool for Enterprises

Business Travel News (BTN) · 16 Apr

Booking tool provider WhereTo has launched a customizable booking tool for enterprises. The tool uses an artificial intelligence algorithm to determi

Corporate Traveller Accepts Bitcoin
Corporate Traveller Accepts Bitcoin

Business Travel News (BTN) · 16 Apr

U.K.-based Corporate Traveller has partnered with blockchain payment provider BitPay, enabling the travel management company's clients to pay for bus

Why Small & Midsize Enterprises Are Well-Positioned to Transform Corporate Travel
Why Small & Midsize Enterprises Are Well-Positioned to Transform Corporate Travel

Business Travel News (BTN) · 11 Apr

There's an old saying that you don't get fired for buying IBM. But whoever said that obviously never worked at a small or midsize enterprise, where p

CWT Beefs Up Traveler Experience Team
CWT Beefs Up Traveler Experience Team

Business Travel News (BTN) · 9 Apr

CWT has created two traveler experience roles. The travel management company has brought in Consuelo Corridori as head of HR for traveler experience

Lola Lands $37 Million to Fund Workforce & Tech Growth
Lola Lands $37 Million to Fund Workforce & Tech Growth

Business Travel News (BTN) · 26 Mar

Four months after signing a major partnership with American Express Global Business Travel, travel management startup Lola has secured $37 million in

What's Next for Meetings & Events Technology
What's Next for Meetings & Events Technology

Business Travel News (BTN) · 14 Mar

Corporate meeting and event teams face the opportunity of a lifetime. It may not feel that way, with last year's hotel commissions-cut announcements

Indian Aggregator Brings NDC Connections to Japan
Indian Aggregator Brings NDC Connections to Japan

Business Travel News (BTN) · 28 Feb

Indian New Distribution Capability aggregator Verteil Technologies has expanded into Japan and has partnered with Tokyo-based F-ness to begin issuing

U.S. Car Rental Pricing Strengthened in Q4
U.S. Car Rental Pricing Strengthened in Q4

Business Travel News (BTN) · 26 Feb

Both Avis Budget Group and Hertz reported revenue and pricing growth year over year for the fourth quarter, though that has not translated to higher

Egencia Debuts New Travel Management & Booking Features
Egencia Debuts New Travel Management & Booking Features

Business Travel News (BTN) · 20 Feb

Egencia unveiled a trio of features for its global business travel platform on Wednesday at the Business Travel Show. COO Mark Hollyhead told BTN eac

UATP Rolls Out Virtual Cards with Conferma
UATP Rolls Out Virtual Cards with Conferma

Business Travel News (BTN) · 15 Feb

UATP has launched a virtual card issuance and delivery platform powered by Conferma Pay. Integrated directly at point of sale in all major global dis

BCD's Profile System Upgrade Emphasizes Rich Data, Security Controls
BCD's Profile System Upgrade Emphasizes Rich Data, Security Controls

Business Travel News (BTN) · 13 Feb

BCD Travel has unveiled an enhanced version of its TripSource Profile Manager system. The travel management company said the move will offer its corp

Fred Reid Will Develop Airbnb Transportation Strategy
Fred Reid Will Develop Airbnb Transportation Strategy

Business Travel News (BTN) · 8 Feb

Airbnb has hired air industry vet Fred Reid as global head of transportation, though the hospitality platform remains vague as to its intentions for

Delta Puts New Narrowbody Aircraft into Service
Delta Puts New Narrowbody Aircraft into Service

Business Travel News (BTN) · 7 Feb

On Thursday, Delta began its first service on its new Airbus A220-100 aircraft with flights between New York's LaGuardia Airport and each Dallas/Fort

Uber Topped Business Expense Tally Again in 2018
Uber Topped Business Expense Tally Again in 2018

Business Travel News (BTN) · 7 Feb

Uber was the most-expensed brand for North American businesses in 2018, according to Certify, marking the third consecutive year the ridehailing gian

GDSs Will Provide Private Channel to Bypass Upcoming Qantas Booking Surcharge
GDSs Will Provide Private Channel to Bypass Upcoming Qantas Booking Surcharge

Business Travel News (BTN) · 7 Feb

Qantas has reached agreements with the major global distribution systems to provide bookings through its Qantas Channel, which will provide a workaro

Airbnb Acquires Meetings Space Rental Platform Gaest
Airbnb Acquires Meetings Space Rental Platform Gaest

Business Travel News (BTN) · 25 Jan

Airbnb has acquired Gaest, an online marketplace for short-term meeting space rentals. Hosts list their spaces on the site, and guests can book on th

IBM's Data-Forward Travel Program
IBM's Data-Forward Travel Program

Business Travel News (BTN) · 28 Nov

About three years ago, IBM's travel program stopped to look around and ask itself some big questions. Namely, what did it need to do to lead IBM trav

Delta Enters Bidding for Alitalia
Delta Enters Bidding for Alitalia

Business Travel News (BTN) · 2 Nov

Delta has emerged among the latest round of bidders for Alitalia, and low-cost carrier EasyJet also remains interested in the Italian carrier, accord