Business Travel


  • Tropical Storm Isaac: Impact on Airlines     Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    United will shut down operations in New Orleans at midnight, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Airlines Expand Travel Waivers Amid Isaac Storm Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 12:18 PM ET
    Hurricane Isaac bears down on Florida.

    Nearly every major airline has issued travel waivers allowing flexible rebooking of flights impacted by Tropical Storm Isaac.

  • Airlines to Passengers: You Can't Wear That Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 10:07 AM ET

    Many airlines enforce unwritten dress-code policies and deny boarding to passengers they don't feel are dressed appropriately. So what's considered appropriate?

  • Are Travel Websites and Hotels Fixing Prices? Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 4:07 PM ET
    Fingers typing on a keyboard, close-up.

    Are you really getting the best deal? A new lawsuit claims online travel websites are conspiring with hotel chains to fix room prices.

  • The Private Island Economy     Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 2:55 PM ET

    Do you have so much money and don't know what to do with it? You could buy your very own private island. Chris Krolow, Private Islands, Inc. CEO and founder, offers insight.

  • What Airlines Can Do to Win Customers, Build Loyalty Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    From all-inclusive airfares to convenient frequent flier perks, a survey reveals what airlines can do to attract passengers and keep them loyal.

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    With negotiated corporate hotel rates predicted to rise, many road warriors may find themselves staying at lower-tier properties next year.

  • One family was recently charged $370 to print boarding passes for their Ryanair flight in Europe. Will these fees spread to more airlines?

  • The Trophy Generation At Work     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 2:52 PM ET

    Many U.S. employers are caving in to the demands of generation "Y" workers, but are they taking it too far? Peter Sheahan, author of "Generation Y," and CNBC's Herb Greenberg, provide perspective.

  • Some Mobile Habits of Business Travelers Are NSFW: Survey Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 4:53 PM ET

    A new survey reveals how business travelers use mobile devices on the road. Besides the obvious checking email and reading news, some report the likelihood of boss-blushing video chats.

  • Russia: Risk & Reward     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 1:19 PM ET

    Eurasia analyst Carroll Colley, offers insight on Russia's entrance into the World Trade Organization today, and whether this could help lure business and investments to Moscow in spite of recent government crackdowns.

  • Legroom Crunch: More Airlines Reduce Space, Add Rows Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 11:49 AM ET

    Many airlines are installing thinner seats, shrinking legroom and adding additional rows. Find out what's in store for your knees on these U.S. airlines.

  • The captain and second officer of a Qantas flight departing Dallas last week were grounded after having an argument in the cockpit, delaying the flight by one day.

  • Frequent Traveler University

    Experts on frequent flier and other brand-loyalty programs will share unpublished tips on how you can maximize your miles and points this November at Frequent Traveler University.

  • United's First Boeing 787 Takes Prep Flight Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 10:29 AM ET
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    United's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner took to the skies Sunday in preparation for delivery to the airline in September. Passengers can expect an upgraded cabin experience.

  • Taking Stock of Sin City     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 2:46 PM ET

    Discussing the growth Las Vegas is seeing, and whether European woes are affecting the attractions there, with Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas CEO John Unwin. (A graphic originally in this video misstated that the Cosmopolitan was owned by Deutsche Bank. It has since been corrected.)

  • Westin Hotels

    Many Westin Hotels and Resorts will soon see upgraded lobbies and nature inspired seating, with better connectivity options for business travelers.

  • Southwest Raises Airfares, Other Airlines Match Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 11:13 AM ET
    Southwest Airlines passenger planes are seen at Chicago's Midway Airport in Illnois.

    An airfare increase led by Southwest Airlines on Friday was matched by most airlines, bringing higher fares even as the peak summer travel period winds down.

  • Uh-Oh, Where's My Passport? Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 10:03 AM ET
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    Losing a passport is stressful enough, let alone with a business trip fast approaching. Experts share tips on what to do and how to get it replaced quickly.

  • Road Warrior Tested: Hilton Sydney Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 1:15 PM ET

    "Road Warrior Tested" reviews the Hilton Sydney, an upscale property in the heart of Sydney's central business district and close to all the major attractions.