Business Travel


  • How to invest in the EU travel sector   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:25 AM ET
    How to invest in the EU travel sector

    Sir David M C Michels, chairman at Michels & Taylor and London & Capital, talks about launching a new hotel fund.

  • Keep the change! TSA gets cash bonus at airports Sunday, 5 Apr 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Stacks of coins

    There's a good chance you're leaving cash tips for the Transportation Security Administration at the airport, which the agency pockets.

  • Business travellers spend $611 here per day! Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:40 AM ET

    Most will admit that business travel never comes cheap. U.S. domestic trips cost $990 (2014), yet these prices pale in comparison to this city.

  • Time for airlines to drop fares?   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:35 AM ET
    Time for airlines to drop fares?

    Gordon Bethune, former Continental Air CEO, and Charlie Leocha, Travelers United chairman, debate whether falling oil prices should prompt airliners to reduce the price of a ticket.

  • Why low oil prices don't make airfare cheaper Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 11:39 AM ET
    An American Airlines ticket counter in Miami.

    The airline industry is increasingly looking like an oligopoly. For proof, look no further than airline ticket prices. New York Times reports.

  • Tons of money but 'no samples' at these museums Saturday, 21 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    10,000 note

    Museums around the world offer a year-round education for anyone curious about coins, currency and even virtual cash.

  • United flirts with fast casual at airport lounges Saturday, 14 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    United Airlines Club lounge menu.

    United recently rolled out a new menu of healthier complimentary food for its United Clubs at a major Chicago travel hub.

  • Weak euro beneficiaries   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    Weak euro beneficiaries

    CNBC's Seema Mody looks at three big sector opportunities in Europe.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- Home-sharing website Airbnb.com has made it big, but when co-founder Joe Gebbia leaves San Francisco to travel for business, he still bunks down with Airbnb hosts. Gebbia first visited Copenhagen in 2012 to open the company's office there. Back then, he got to know the city's Vesterbro district and fell in love with its mix of midcentury modern...

  • Don't leave home without these new travel gadgets Sunday, 8 Mar 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Sit On Suitcase

    From the trendy to the outright wacky, the latest in travel gadgets are on display this week at the International Travel Goods show in Las Vegas.

  • Battery expired on MH370 black box: interim report Sunday, 8 Mar 2015 | 5:35 AM ET
    Ground staff prepare Malaysia Airlines planes for departure at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang

    The battery on one of Malaysia Airline flight MH370's data recorders may have expired more than a year before the plane went missing, a report said.

  • Want cheap airport parking? Don’t fly from here! Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 11:53 AM ET

    All five of London’s major airports have made the top 10 for the world’s most expensive car parks in airports.

  • Travel high flyers   Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 10:47 AM ET
    Travel high flyers

    Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray analyst, shares his forecast for TripAdivsor and Priceline, and which kinds of stocks could fare best this year.

  • Is Singapore getting airport crazy? Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:32 PM ET
    Singapore's Changi Airport

    Singapore is budgeting $3 billion for a fifth airport terminal before the fourth is even completed, but it isn't clear the travelers will come.

  • Getting into sports events is easy—if you're a CEO Saturday, 21 Feb 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    Supers Bowl fans mingle outside of University of Phoenix Stadium.

    Arizona invited a slew of business VIPs to the Super Bowl, underscoring how sporting events double as junkets for movers and shakers.

  • Feb 18- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, owner of the Conrad and Waldorf Astoria hotel brands, reported a better-than-expected 7 percent rise in quarterly revenue, as increased business travel in United States drove up occupancy rates. Revenue rose to $2.83 billion from $2.64 billion a year earlier. Net income attributable to shareholders rose to $158 million,...

  • Hilton revenue rises 7 pct on higher occupancy Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 6:14 AM ET

    Feb 18- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, the owner of Conrad and Waldorf Astoria hotel brands, reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly revenue, as increased business travel drove up occupancy at most of its properties. Net income attributable to shareholders rose to $158 million, or 16 cents per share, from $26 million, or 3 cents per share. Hilton's fourth-quarter...

  • What the Expedia-Orbitz deal means for you Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    Orbitz and Expedia

    Expedia's blockbuster purchase of Orbitz represents a dramatic move in the larger, ongoing battle for travelers' dollars. NBC News reports.

  • Starwood CEO quits in ‘mutual’ decision Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 8:34 AM ET
    Frits van Paasschen, CEO of Starwood Hotels and Resorts.

    Frits van Paasschen, president and chief executive of international hotel chain Starwood, has resigned “by mutual agreement with the board of directors,” according to the company.

  • Travel without leaving your seat: Qantas goes VR Saturday, 14 Feb 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    Sydney Harbour Bridge

    In a first, Australian carrier Qantas will make Samsung's virtual reality headsets available to high-end flyers on some overseas trips.