Posts Tagged “Hotel”

Serko & GTA Strike Strategic Partnership To Enhance Hotel Content For Corporates

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Serko & GTA Strike Strategic Partnership To Enhance Hotel Content For Corporates

  Serko, a leader in online travel booking and expense management for business, today announced a new strategic partnership with Gullivers Travel Associates (GTA), a world leader in the provision of accommodation and travel services.   The agreement, along with a number of others signed this year, supports Serko’s strategy of increasing content revenue and…

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Mantra Hotel At Sydney Airport Has Landed

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Mantra Hotel At Sydney Airport Has Landed

  The new Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport was officially opened on 19 July by New South Wales Minister for Tourism and Major Events, the Honourable Adam Marshall MP, to help serve the 42 million passengers who travel through Sydney Airport each year, as well the thousands of visitors and staff who visit the airport…

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Strength In Global Economy Means Higher Travel Pricing In 2018

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Strength In Global Economy Means Higher Travel Pricing In 2018

  According to the fourth annual 2018 Global Travel Forecast, travel prices are expected to rise sharply in the coming year, reaching nearly 4% increases in some sectors.   Released by Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, and the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association, The…

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Carlson Wagonlit Travel Launches New Division Dedicated To Hotels

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Carlson Wagonlit Travel Launches New Division Dedicated To Hotels

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the leading global travel management company, today announced the formal launch of its new business division wholly dedicated to hotel distribution – RoomIt by CWTTM. The new division is completely focused on creating and delivering a new and innovative experience to expanding access and providing greater variety to customer accommodations around…

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Mantra Group Acquires New Build Hotel In Melbourne’s Booming North

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Mantra Group Acquires New Build Hotel In Melbourne’s Booming North

One of Greater Melbourne’s fastest growing areas will benefit from a $70 million hotel development that will service the rapid increase of activity in Melbourne’s booming northern suburbs.   Epping will be the site of the 214-room hotel that is being designed to capitalise on both the history of the northern suburbs and the unique…

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New BCD Travel Analysis: Failure To Use Effective Audit Practices Costing Millions

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New BCD Travel Analysis: Failure To Use Effective Audit Practices Costing Millions

  A multi-level analysis by BCD Travel of hotel rate auditing programs reveals that combined, mid- to large-sized companies overspend on hotel room nights by hundreds of millions of dollars.   Without performing standard rate audits, a company overspends by $122,500 for every $5 million it spends on hotels. Using both standard rate auditing and…

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Travelling in the US? 2017 Annual Business Travel Index

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Travelling in the US? 2017 Annual Business Travel Index

Author: PASA 2017 Annual Business Travel Index Ovation has published its Annual Business Travel Index. The US report provides a snapshot of the past 5 years’ worth of Financial Services Firm Industry, Law Firm Industry and Multi-Industry-Mix Business Travel average prices paid for air and hotel as well as domestic and international travel patterns.  …

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Seven tips to successfully mix business travel with pleasure

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Seven tips to successfully mix business travel with pleasure

Author: Concur for PASA.    According to a global study, 83 per cent of people use time on business trips to explore the city they’re visiting and 30 per cent of respondents have added two vacation days to business trips in an increasing trend towards mixing business and leisure, known as ‘bleisure’.[1]   The soft…

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