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Senior executives say unmanaged business travel expected for the future

World Travel Market Meridian Club Think Tank Senior executives say unmanaged business travel expected for the future

Unmanaged business travel could become the norm over the next five years as businesses find it increasingly easy to get better deals online, according to a panel of experts at this week’s World ...

World Economic Forum winds up meeting in Jordan with call for action

Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World World Economic Forum winds up meeting in Jordan with call for action

Dead Sea, Jordan – The World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World ended today with a call for action and radical change in the region’s ...

Emirates Airline: It's business as usual

Emirates not seeing downturn in business Emirates Airline: It's business as usual

HAMBURG - State-owned carrier Emirates Airline is not yet seeing a downturn in business and bookings for the next few months are at high levels, even as other airlines warn stuttering economies ...

Southern Air signs agreement with Saudi Arabia Airlines

Southern Air-Saudi Arabian Airlines Agreement Southern Air signs agreement with Saudi Arabia Airlines

NORWALK, Conn. - Southern Air Holdings, Inc. today announced the addition of Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. Ltd. to its list of blue chip global clients.

Trinidad and Tobago unveils TTBizLink

IT Platform to Increase Ease of Doing Business in Trinidad and Tabago Trinidad and Tobago unveils TTBizLink

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) has embarked on Phase One of TTBizLink, a web site that allows individuals and companies to connect with the ...

New Zealand emerges as an entrepreneurial powerhouse

Enterpreneurial culture of New Zealand lauded New Zealand emerges as an entrepreneurial powerhouse

NEW YORK - New Zealand has begun the 2011 year as one of the most entrepreneurial countries on the planet. It is "an entrepreneurial powerhouse," according to The Economist.

New Centra brand launched with Phuket hotel

First Centra Hotel Under Centara Hotels opens in Phuket New Centra brand launched with Phuket hotel

Centra Ashlee Hotel Patong, Phuket, the first property under the new Centra brand of Centara Hotels & Resorts, is now ready for business.

XOJET announces 50 percent year-over-year growth

Private Aviation XOJET announces 50 percent year-over-year growth

SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES - XOJET Inc., the leader in private aviation, today announced 50% year-over-year growth in its business.

Seeking greater convention business

Trade Shows Seeking greater convention business

By Peter E. Tarlow

Conventions, in the guise of trade shows, may be one of the earliest forms of capitalism.

CMO Exploring Conference 2010 to create and promote business and investment in Central Africa

October 6 In Central London CMO Exploring Conference 2010 to create and promote business and investment in Central Africa

This year’s theme for the CMO Exploring Conference 2010 is “Today’s reality, tomorrow’s potential,” and will cover the risks of trading in Africa and how to minimize them, along with ...

Is Lybia aspiring to become a new Dubai?

Libya open for business Is Lybia aspiring to become a new Dubai?

By DALE GAVLAK,

BENGHAZI, Libya – In the outskirts of this city, Libya's second largest, row after row of sand-colored concrete apartment blocks and villas are sprouting from the desert.

Airline industry enjoying surprising upswing

Airline Industry Airline industry enjoying surprising upswing

By Brent Jang

From rising traffic to increased fares, the airline industry is enjoying a surprising upswing in the face of lingering doubt about the strength of the economic recovery.

TripIt president to present at China Travel Distribution Summit

Focus On Business Travel Market TripIt president to present at China Travel Distribution Summit

By Maggie Rauch

Gregg Brockway, president of Tripit, said he is very interested in learning about the Chinese travel industry on his upcoming trip to China to speak at the China Travel Distribution Summit in ...

Business Events Australia welcomes new general manager

Penny Lion Named Business Events Australia welcomes new general manager

Tourism Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Penny Lion to the position of general manager, Business Events Australia.

Business travelers committed to saving money for their companies

Corporate Travelers Booking Smarter Business travelers committed to saving money for their companies

Corporate travel is expected to rebound this year, but cost-saving continues to drive travel plans being made by business travelers.

You can own a fraction of a jet

Business And Luxury Travel You can own a fraction of a jet

IMEX 2010 opens with intent

Countdown to business starts today IMEX 2010 opens with intent

By eTN Staff Writer

FRANKFURT, Germany - IMEX opened its doors to an anticipated 3,800 hosted buyers from across Europe and long-haul markets including North America, Russia, China, Brazil, South Africa, India, the ...

When it comes to oil, airlines become big champions of financial sector regulations

Airlines, Oil and Government regulations When it comes to oil, airlines become big champions of financial sector regulations

By Beth Kowitt

Airlines and banks tend to be on the same page when it comes to regulation of business - they don't want it.

Los Angeles City Council overwhelmingly approves Arizona business boycott

LA Joins Other US Cities In Boycotting Arizona Los Angeles City Council overwhelmingly approves Arizona business boycott

By Alan Duke

The Los Angeles City Council overwhelmingly approved a boycott of Arizona-based businesses and governments Wednesday unless the state repeals a new law giving police the power to question a ...

New awards launched to recognize innovative business travel

Making Life Easier On The Road New awards launched to recognize innovative business travel

By eTN Staff Writer

“Those of us who travel frequently have long discovered the technologies and services that make our trips more practical and productive, and I continue to be amazed at the innovations that help ...

Ash cloud chaos spreads beyond airlines

Businesses Other Than Airlines Feel The Pain Ash cloud chaos spreads beyond airlines

The financial cost to business of the airline chaos has intensified, with the ash cloud disruption far from over.

2010 G20 business leadership conference slated for Toronto

Growing Economies 2010 G20 business leadership conference slated for Toronto

By eTN Staff Writer

In conjunction with the upcoming G20 Summit in Canada, an innovative conference is being held themed, “G20 Business Leaders: Partnering with Africa’s Dynamic Markets,” and takes place at the ...

Canada National Business Travel Association event will be biggest ever

Record Attendance Canada National Business Travel Association event will be biggest ever

By eTN Staff Writer

More than 260 business travel professionals and members of the media are pre-registered, with more registrants expected on site, to attend the two-day

Hawaii Small Business Administration selects PRTech as Exporter of the Year

Service Industry Exporter Hawaii Small Business Administration selects PRTech as Exporter of the Year

By eTN Staff Writer

HONOLULU, HI – The Hawaii SBA (Small Business Administration) has selected PRTech LLC, a Honolulu-based, multilingual marketing firm and software/website developer specializing in increasing ...

Business Travel Coalition urges call to action

Effects Of A User Pays Model Business Travel Coalition urges call to action

By Kevin Mitchell

In late 2009, travel agents and corporate travel managers began informing the American Society of Travel Agents and Business Travel Coalition that American Airlines was exploring with them in ...

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