Business Travel


  • Sorry airlines, JetBlue wants your loyal customers Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    JetBlue is offering a Mosaic membership, or an upgraded rewards program, to fliers with a "certain status" on other airlines through 2014.

  • AmEx clinches $900M travel joint venture deal Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 4:49 PM ET
    American Express credit cards

    American Express said four financial investors have committed a total of $900 million to a business travel joint venture.

  • NEW YORK, March 17- American Express Co said on Monday that four financial investors have committed a total of $900 million to a business travel joint venture, in what would be the largest single investment ever made in a travel management company.

  • Flights in France cancelled due to 24-hour strike Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 3:47 PM ET
    Air France planes are parked on the tarmac of Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport.

    A 24-hour job action by French air traffic controllers is causing airlines to cancel flights for Tuesday.

  • Hawaii's high prices scare away some mainlanders Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    Hawaii's high prices may be putting a chill on the state's tourism industry. NBC News reports.

  • Savvy new gadgets for modern travelers Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 12:53 PM ET
    The Scrubba is a foldable, watertight wash bag with a flexible internal washboard.

    The best of the new road warrior resources went on display at the Travel Goods Association show.

  • New job travelers will love     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 1:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports two luxury travel companies are offering the job of a lifetime.

  • Wichita's airport decides it really likes Ike Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 8:05 AM ET
    A new terminal being built at Wichita airport will replace the one that opened in 1954. By the time construction is completed in spring 2015, the airport will have a new name: Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.

    Another ex-president will have an airport named in his honor: Mid-Continent Airport will be named the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.

  • Here's what's driving Sheraton's record growth Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 8:14 AM ET
    Rendering of the Sheraton Zhuhai Hotel in China

    In the midst of an $8 billion growth spurt, Sheraton will open a record 38 newly constructed hotels in the next 12 months, including several in Iraq.

  • Peek forms new partnerships     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Ruzwana Bashir, Peek CEO & co-founder, discusses how her company plans to grow after completing a second round of more than $5 million in funding. There are really strategic investors that we can bring in, says Bashir.

  • Ford China February sales up 67% Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 12:01 AM ET
    Ford vehicles are seen on the sales lot at a Ford AutoNation car dealership in North Miami, Florida.

    After posting big sales gains in China in 2013, Ford has started 2014 with a strong performance and plans to accelerate operations in the country.

  • App helps bumped passengers claw back airline fees Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:43 PM ET

    Nearly 60,000 passengers were bumped from U.S. flights last year, leaving about $450 million in potential compensation on the table.

  • Austin homeowners cash in big during crowded SXSW Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    Airbnb's webpage for SXSW in Austin, Texas.

    Homeowners are cashing in on the overwhelming demand for hotel rooms during SXSW by renting out their homes for a premium during the conference.

  • Tour pros hopeful U.S. may ease Cuba travel rules Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 4:12 PM ET
    Members of Metamovements Latin Dance perform at a panel featuring John McAuliff of the Fund for  Reconciliation and Development, Ray McGrath of the State Department and Yves Marceau of Road Scholar.

    About half a million Americans legally travel to Cuba every year, and tour professionals are hopeful that policies may change to allow more.

  • New Delta mileage plan may end 'travel hacking' Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    Frequent fliers who try to accumulate the most airline points while spending little money, may soon have to figure out a new way to game the system.

  • Seattle airport makes it easier to find Nirvana Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    Seattle's airport will soon get a dose of indie cred as the grunge-famous Sub Pop label starts selling vinyl and CDs, and hosting gigs.

  • Delta: No more miles! Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Ground crew personnel service Delta planes at the Salt Lake City international Airport on November 27, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Delta said it will become the latest carrier to change its frequent-flier program to a system based on ticket price rather than miles.

  • Steve Kaufer, TripAdvisor president & CEO, discusses how mobile growth has raised consumer engagement, the company's plans to generate revenue and the future of travel.

  • Hotel construction in post-recession boom phase Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 10:37 AM ET
    Best Western Premier hotel in Herald Square, New York.

    As lending options returned last year, hotel companies have ramped up construction, including Best Western, which is aiming for a more upscale market.

  • *HSBC releases 2013 results at 0815 GMT on Monday. LONDON, Feb 23- HSBC's profits are expected to rise by almost a fifth to $24 billion for 2013 as it benefits from a cost-cutting drive that spans managing its documents more efficiently to telling staff to use business class air travel less.

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