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

Short-Haul Competition & 'Gloomy' Economy Dampen Lufthansa's Outlook
Short-Haul Competition & 'Gloomy' Economy Dampen Lufthansa's Outlook

Business Travel News (BTN) · 30 Jul

The Lufthansa Group reported strong performance on long-haul North America and Asia routes in the second quarter but faced high competition and low f

How Dining Savings Fed a Travel Program
How Dining Savings Fed a Travel Program

Business Travel News (BTN) · 24 May

"From my experience, dining spend is just a hard area to really get your arms around. When you are looking to save money, it's a hard bucket to look

Hotel Meetings Negotiations: Four Quick Tips
Hotel Meetings Negotiations: Four Quick Tips

Business Travel News (BTN) · 15 Mar

It works. Hotel sales managers live by it, and meeting planning teams use it to score the best prices on meetings and events. I’m talking about hotel

Uber Adds Uber Eats to Business Platform
Uber Adds Uber Eats to Business Platform

Business Travel News (BTN) · 1 Nov

Uber has launched a business management offering for its Uber Eats food delivery service as part of the Uber for Business platform. Uber Eats, a sepa

Now That Client Entertainment Tax Deductions Are Over, Will Companies Wine & Dine More?
Now That Client Entertainment Tax Deductions Are Over, Will Companies Wine & Dine More?

Business Travel News (BTN) · 1 Oct

After December's tax code revision, businesses have been wondering if the deductions allowed related to client entertainment expenses had changed. We

Bizly & Dinova Partner for Meetings Dining
Bizly & Dinova Partner for Meetings Dining

Business Travel News (BTN) · 13 Aug

Simple meetings platform Bizly has integrated with Dinova, a marketplace of restaurants that provides rebates to corporates for business travel dinin

The Quantified Impact of Business Travel on a Person's Health

Business Travel News (BTN) · 6 Jul

Research by my colleagues and me over the past several years shows that physical, behavioral and mental health issues cluster among employees who tra