Five places business travel has changed post-pandemic

Cindy Apt

Canada Ranked ninth in overall business bookings for this year, Canada has been seeing more remote workers in its resort destinations and longer business stays, according to rental property managers. While much of this so far has been driven by Canadian citizens taking advantage of remote work (more than 27% […]

Business Travel Takeoff Looks Imminent

Cindy Apt

Been seeing all the photos of people at live business events lately? It’s masks-off, flaps-up and stow-your-tray-table time for business travel, according to multiple reports and market signals. On Thursday (April 21), the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) published member survey results finding that 86% of companies are now OK’ing […]

Hotel business project down in Florida

Cindy Apt

For the hospitality industry, it has been a pleasant rise in travel with people taking vacations and visiting friends and family.But that has not been the case for business travel. According to a new survey, the hotel business has lost billions of dollars in the two years since the pandemic […]

DC-area hotels face 54% drop in business travel spending

Cindy Apt

The D.C.-based American Hotel & Lodging Association predicts the deficit in business travel spending will be 23% below pre-pandemic levels. For the D.C. market, it’s an estimated 54.4% drop. Leisure travel has returned for airlines and hotels, but business travel remains significantly lower than pre-pandemic levels, and the D.C. area […]

Business Travel Steers Toward Slow, Yet Steady Ascent

Cindy Apt

Companies rethink when and why employees should travel, with a commitment to workplace flexibility, sustainability and ROI NEW YORK, April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Key takeaways Corporate travel did not meet most companies’ expectations in the second half of 2021 as the Delta and Omicron variants hindered plans. While one-third […]

Disney in balancing act as some workers walk out in protest

Cindy Apt

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Even though only a small percentage of Walt Disney Co. workers participated in a walkout Tuesday, organizers felt they had won a moral victory with the company issuing a statement denouncing the anti-LGBTQ legislation that sparked employee outrage. Throughout the day, pockets of employees staged demonstrations […]