Lyft Providing Free Rideshare Credits to Restaurant Workers
Lyft Providing Free Rideshare Credits to Restaurant Workers

Business Travel News (BTN) · 21 May

Through a partnership with food relief organization Off Their Plate and its restaurant partners, Lyft is providing access to free ride credits to res

Air Canada Details New Sanitization Protocols
Air Canada Details New Sanitization Protocols

Business Travel News (BTN) · 19 May

Air Canada has introduced a range of safety and sanitation measures to minimize Covid-19 spread once air travel demand begins to recover.

Covid-19: Where Will We Be a Year from Now?

Business Travel News (BTN) · 13 May

The entire world is reeling from the Covid-19 pandemic. Healix International/HX Global chief medical officer Dr. Adrian Hyzler answered some of the q

Airports Consider Ways to Reduce Human Contact
Airports Consider Ways to Reduce Human Contact

Business Travel News (BTN) · 11 May

Airports are considering how to prepare for a post-Covid-19 air travel environment in order to protect and reassure a public wary of flying.

Radisson, Red Lion Release New Cleanliness Programs
Radisson, Red Lion Release New Cleanliness Programs

Business Travel News (BTN) · 6 May

Following in the footsteps of the American Hotel & Lodging Association and several hotel companies, both large and small, Radisson Hotel Group and Re

Choice, Wyndham Release New Cleaning Initiatives
Choice, Wyndham Release New Cleaning Initiatives

Business Travel News (BTN) · 4 May

Coming on the heels of Monday's introduction of 'Safe Stay' cleaning and safety guidelines by the American Hotel & Lodging Association, Choice Hotels

Airbnb Launches Enhanced Cleaning Protocols, Waiting Periods Between Rentals
Airbnb Launches Enhanced Cleaning Protocols, Waiting Periods Between Rentals

Business Travel News (BTN) · 27 Apr

Following in the footsteps of major hotel companies, Airbnb has launched a new program, dubbed the Enhanced Cleaning Initiative, which aims to provid

Delta Changes Boarding Process to Maximize Space Between Passengers
Delta Changes Boarding Process to Maximize Space Between Passengers

Business Travel News (BTN) · 13 Apr

Delta Air Lines has altered its boarding process to minimize the need for travelers to pass one another when getting to their seats.

American Airlines Donates More Than 81,000 Lbs. of Food to Area Food Banks
American Airlines Donates More Than 81,000 Lbs. of Food to Area Food Banks

Business Travel News (BTN) · 10 Apr

American Airlines has distributed more than 81,000 lbs. of food to food banks across the U.S. to help restock their dwindling supplies as a result of

ATPCO Introduces 'Reassurance' Metric for Airlines
ATPCO Introduces 'Reassurance' Metric for Airlines

Business Travel News (BTN) · 7 Apr

ATPCO has developed a new "reassurance" metric to provide information on safety and flexibility at booking during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Trump Seeks to Loosen Limits on Corporate Meal Tax Deductions
Trump Seeks to Loosen Limits on Corporate Meal Tax Deductions

Business Travel News (BTN) · 31 Mar

In a bid to help the U.S. restaurant industry, which has been hit hard by closures and reduced demand stemming from the Covid-19 outbreak, President

AHLA to List Hotels Available to Health Responders
AHLA to List Hotels Available to Health Responders

Business Travel News (BTN) · 25 Mar

The American Hotel and Lodging Association has launched a program to connect hotel properties with the health community looking for temporary housing

Will Travel Managers Bite on Airport Gateside Delivery Services?
Will Travel Managers Bite on Airport Gateside Delivery Services?

Business Travel News (BTN) · 19 Mar

ome airports like San Diego International and Baltimore Washington International in the U.S. now host startup delivery services like Airport Sherpa a

Airlines Continue to Manage Against Covid-19 Fallout
Airlines Continue to Manage Against Covid-19 Fallout

Business Travel News (BTN) · 9 Mar

Airlines are continuing to adjust policies and schedules amid cratering demand as Covid-19 outbreak fears intensify.

Button Up Your OBT as Coronavirus Bears Down
Button Up Your OBT as Coronavirus Bears Down

Business Travel News (BTN) · 8 Mar

The global spread of the coronavirus has underscored the responsibility of travel managers to ensure the health and well-being of traveling employees

Several Hotel Chains Extend Greater China Cancellation Waivers
Several Hotel Chains Extend Greater China Cancellation Waivers

Business Travel News (BTN) · 21 Feb

Several hotel companies have extended their relaxed cancellation policies for travel to and from Greater China due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Most cha

American, United Suspend Service to Hong Kong
American, United Suspend Service to Hong Kong

Business Travel News (BTN) · 5 Feb

American Airlines and United Airlines each temporarily are suspending service to Hong Kong due to diminished demand amid the coronavirus outbreak, th

Hotel Companies Ease Cancellation Policies for Greater China
Hotel Companies Ease Cancellation Policies for Greater China

Business Travel News (BTN) · 3 Feb

As the coronavirus continues to spread, several hotel companies have updated and/or extended their cancellation and change policies for the Greater C

Carriers Begin Full Suspensions of U.S.-China Service
Carriers Begin Full Suspensions of U.S.-China Service

Business Travel News (BTN) · 31 Jan

U.S. carriers have begun fully suspending flights to China in light of the State Department's elevated travel warning amid the novel coronavirus outb

More Airlines Cut China Service Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
More Airlines Cut China Service Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Business Travel News (BTN) · 29 Jan

Several airlines have reduced service to China as health officials there grapple with the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus Prompts United to Temporarily Reduce China Flight Schedule
Coronavirus Prompts United to Temporarily Reduce China Flight Schedule

Business Travel News (BTN) · 28 Jan

United Airlines has suspended some flights to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong next week, citing "significant decline in demand for travel to China" a

Additional Hotel Cos. Relax Cancellation Policies for Greater China
Additional Hotel Cos. Relax Cancellation Policies for Greater China

Business Travel News (BTN) · 24 Jan

After InterContinental Hotel Group and Hyatt Hotels Corp. announced free cancellation or date changes for hotels in China due to the spread of the co

Uber's Loss Widens on Higher Expenses
Uber's Loss Widens on Higher Expenses

Business Travel News (BTN) · 5 Nov

Uber reported gross bookings in its Rides segment were up 20 percent year over year to $12.6 billion in the third quarter. Gross bookings from premiu

Another Venue Management Software Adds Instant Booking
Another Venue Management Software Adds Instant Booking

Business Travel News (BTN) · 2 Oct

Ivvy, a Queensland, Australia-based venue management software company, is the latest such business to add an instant booking tool for its venues and

U.S. Hotel Industry Continues Growth Streak in August
U.S. Hotel Industry Continues Growth Streak in August

Business Travel News (BTN) · 18 Sep

The U.S. hotel industry's expansion cycle reached 114 months in August, as revenue per available room grew 0.9 percent year over year, according to S

Dinova Juices Up Executive Team & Launches New Services
Dinova Juices Up Executive Team & Launches New Services

Business Travel News (BTN) · 14 Aug

Corporate dining program provider Dinova has expanded Alison Galik's role to CEO. She joined the company in 2018 as president, pushing rapid growth a