Articles by tag: Business travel

GBTA | Convention 2023, Are We There Yet?

GBTA Dallas Convention 2023

In the wake of the pandemic, the world of business travel is undergoing a significant transformation. As companies and industries adapt to new norms, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention 2023 in Dallas emerged as a pivotal event, showcasing the latest trends, technologies, and strategies in the sector. According to the GBTA, business…

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Hospitality
Struggling Trade Shows Impact Entire Hospitality Sector

Editor’s Note: When the original video script recorded, the Javits Center had only 17 trade shows listed on their webpage. Since then, that number has risen to 28. The Javits Center in New York hosts thousands of companies a year for shows. But 2022 outlook is bleak; as of now, there are only 28 shows…

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Hospitality
Should Airlines Be Planning for a Future with “Half the Business Travel”

Few industries have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as acutely as the airlines. A continuing concern for these companies is the evolving nature of work. As many businesses have adjusted to using Zoom or Microsoft Teams for remote meetings, the emphasis being placed on business travel has been dramatically reduced. For more…

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Hospitality
Have We Seen a Shift in the Perception of Business Travel?

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t officially stall all business travel, but much of the world’s business has been conducted remotely for more than a year. So, with reopening underway, has there now been a shift in the way we perceive the necessity of traveling for business? MarketScale Say Yes to Travel host Sarah Dandashy weighed in….

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Hospitality
Is Europe Open for Business Travel?

With reopening marching forward, many organizations are looking to get their team members back on flights and back to in-person events where they can network, close deals, highlight products and more. But what’s the status for traveling for business to Europe? What does your organization need to know? Sarah Dandashy, host of MarketScale’s Say Yes…

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Hospitality
Will Private Flights Chip Away at the First Class Market?

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   Flying private was once inaccessible to most, but the industry has changed, boasting flexibility and convenience for work and leisure. A…

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Transportation
Southwest CEO Speaks on Pent Up Travel Demand, Industry Outlook and more

Southwest CEO Gary Kelly says “no question the worst is behind us,” as he discusses first-quarter results, consumer and business travel demand, and the relaunch of Boeing 737 Max jets. Watch or read more below.   Host: You talked in the statement today and on the call about the worst being behind us, quote, what…

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Canadian Advanced Air Mobility
The Future of Transportation is Coming
July 15, 2024

As the aviation industry advances, Canadian Advanced Air Mobility (CAAM) is spearheading the integration of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, drones, and other innovative technologies into Canadian airspace. The need for sustainable and efficient air transport solutions is more critical than ever. The stakes are high, with environmental impacts and economic opportunities…

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Why Hardwired Buttons Outperform Wearable Devices in School Safety
July 15, 2024

In a recent episode of “Secured” with hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, the conversation revolved around the evolution of safety systems in schools and wearable devices. The discussion highlighted the simplicity of understanding effective systems, using Buc-ee’s gas stations’ success, known for their clean restrooms, as an analogy for consistency and excellence. Matranga…

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AIS targets
Fact or Fiction: Do All Boats Show as AIS Targets on Radar?
July 12, 2024

In this latest episode of Icom’s “Fact or Fiction,” Captain Kelly Gordon tackles a common misconception about marine radar systems: Do all boats show up on radar as AIS (Automatic Identification System) targets? Many believe every vessel on the water appears as those distinctive little triangles on radar screens, representing AIS targets. However, Captain…

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AI in content marketing
Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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How Travel Companies are Tooling Strategies for Key Demographics
March 22, 2021

Got a case of the Mondays? Just take you work to the beach! Sounds pretty appealing, right? It is often advised not to mix business with pleasure but the era of remote work has shined new light on the combo. The virtual workplace of Zoom calls and Slack messages has led to the idea of…

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People Don’t Miss Business Travel, says Airbnb CEO
March 17, 2021

Airbnb’s quarterly revenue blitzed analysts’ estimates, but it declined to give a financial forecast and is cautious about 20-21. CEO Brian Chesky tells Bloomberg Technology’s Emily Chang that indications are pointing to a big rebound in travel and the company is preparing for it. — Transcript:   Chesky: Our model is inherently adaptable, so however…

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Is the Future of the Hotel Industry in the Hands of Luxury Leisure Travelers?
December 10, 2020

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   Today’s episode is a “can’t be missed” for hoteliers. Chris Hartley, CEO of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), shared not…

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How A Hotel Chain is Bridging the Gap Between Tech and Service
October 22, 2020

On this episode of Say Yes to Travel, host Sarah Dandashy sat down with Will Seggos, Technology and Digital Strategy Director for View Hotels and noted hospitality consultant. Seggos joined the team at View Hotels last year, bringing a fresh perspective and a long history in working in technology to the start of a rebrand….

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The Role of Rideshare in Bringing Back Downtowns
October 7, 2020

Since the spring and the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, downtown areas across the country have seen mass exoduses and a reduction in foot traffic from residents who did stay. So, how do cities bring visitors back to downtown to shop, eat and support local businesses? In the latest episode of Roads, Rails & Rides, host Jeb…

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Will US Airlines Dropping Change Fees Get Customers Booking Again?
September 11, 2020

Few industries have been hit as hard by the global pandemic as the airline industry. Even as the U.S. State Department lifts its “Do not travel,” advisory, travel is merely trickling back. With business travelers still not booking, and perhaps never fully coming back, airlines turn to serve leisure travel customers. According to CNN Business,…

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A Hard Landing Looms for Delta and Business Travel During Pandemic: Business Casual
July 17, 2020

In December 2019, sweeping all 11 categories, corporate travel professionals in the annual Business Travel News Airline Survey named Delta Air Lines the #1 airline for the ninth consecutive year—the only airline to have earned the top spot for business travel nine years in a row. But in a pandemic-stricken world, numerous industries are declining…

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7 Best Practices for Post-COVID Traveling: Say Yes To Travel
May 28, 2020

This week on Say Yes To Travel, Sarah Dandashy gives her tips for travel NOW as well as Post-Pandemic. When sharing these tips, it became really obvious, that the tips that apply to travel now are really best practices that you can apply moving forward. Stay Informed Do not panic. Stay informed and be…

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Examining the Future of Travel and Staying Healthy: Say Yes To Travel
May 7, 2020

Sitting down with 15-year cancer survivor and author, Sara Quiriconi, share shares with us the importance of health. An avid traveler as well, Sara has mastered the art of keeping health and wellness a priority while traveling. Now more than ever her advice is resonating with those look to make the shift to a…

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