Tag: Travel News

Travel News: Biman Bangladesh plane forced to land in ‘hijack attempt’ (Reblog from SamChui.com)

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Travel News: Southwest Calls Flight Disruptions a ‘Deliberate Effort’ by Mechanics (Reblog: Skift)

“Southwest Airlines Co., battered by more than a week of flight delays and cancellations from a rash of aircraft maintenance issues, said its investigation has identified a small group of… Read more »

Developing Story: American Airlines Flight Attendants Burlesque Video Prompts An Outcry (Reblog)

“A video that apparently shows four off-duty American Airlines flight attendants performing a burlesque-like routine has drawn the ire of two American unions. The airline said it had nothing to… Read more »

All the Places Giving Away Free Food This Valentine’s Day | Travel + Leisure (Reblog)

“…if you’re still looking for last-minute plans, we’ve got you covered. Plenty of restaurants (and even a meal kit service) are offering deals for the holiday, including free chocolate, dinner specials… Read more »

Travel News: Can Pilots ‘Step on the Gas’ if They’re Behind Schedule? (Reblog)

“It’s a familiar scenario for passengers: your flight is delayed by 30 minutes. Then 45 minutes. You risk missing that important meeting. It’ll be touch and go. But then, you… Read more »

Travel News: Airbnb Counters Paris’ Claims That Many Listings Are Illegal – Skift (Reblog)

“Airbnb Inc. said rules for short-term tourist rentals in Paris are excessively bureaucratic and might breach European Union standards, as the city’s authorities seek a 12.5 million-euro ($14 million) fine… Read more »

Travel News: Freshman rep Ocasio-Cortez wants high-speed rail to overtake aviation via Travel Weekly (reblog)

“The sweeping Green New Deal resolution put forward by Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday has elicited concern from the Democratic head of the… Read more »

Travel News: Aventri Rolls Out Artificial Intelligence-Powered Meetings Bots: Business Travel News (Reblog)

Aventri Rolls Out Artificial Intelligence-Powered Meetings Bots “Aventri has teamed up with chatbot technologist Sciensio to introduce a meetings chatbot capability. The tech frees event organizers of fielding frequently asked… Read more »

LaGuardia Airport Flights Shutdown: is this the beginning of the end of the government shutdown?

The FAA reported today that flights have been briefly shutdown at LaGuardia Airport in NYC reportedly due to a shortage of air traffic controllers affected by the ongoing government shutdown…. Read more »

Travel News: Travelstop Counts on Asian Startups to Unlock New Era in Corporate Travel – Skift

“Asia’s corporate travel management space is ripe for a shakeup. The reasons are not dissimilar to those in North America and Europe, where startups such as Palo Alto-based TripActions and Barcelona-based TravelPerk have jumped… Read more »

Travel News: Business Travel Mobility Becomes Focus for Lyft (Interview from Skift.com)

“As ridesharing has become an indispensable mode of transportation for business travelers, providers have been tasked with making the experience more seamless for travelers. And it hasn’t always worked. With… Read more »

Travel News: United’s Capacity Growth Plan Bears Fruit: Business Travel News (Reblog)

“United Airlines enjoyed an “I told you so” moment with its fourth-quarter revenue results, as capacity growth plans that rattled analysts early last year appeared to pay off. United in… Read more »

Travel News: Marriott International Announces Marriott Bonvoy – The New Brand Name Of Its Loyalty Program (Reblog)

“Marriott International today unveiled Marriott Bonvoy, the new loyalty brand replacing the current loyalty brands – Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) – and reflecting the… Read more »

Travel News: Shutdown increasing corporate travel risks (Reblog from Travel Weekly)

“As the U.S. government shutdown turned three weeks old, the odds of tangible and lasting effects on the travel community — disrupted trips or, even worse, security risks — are… Read more »

Travel Trends: Predictions and Analysis from TravelPort’s latest Digital Travel Survey

In late 2018, TravelPort announced the results of their 2018 Digital Traveler Survey highlighting the digital needs most important to travelers. The survey collected responses from over 16,000 business and… Read more »