Business Travel


  • United Launches Digital Media Store Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:47 PM ET

    United Airlines debuted a digital media store that allows frequent fliers to redeem miles for music, movies and television programming.

  • The Airlines Blink on Fares Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 10:02 AM ET

    U.S. airlines backtracked on the latest domestic airfare increase amid soft demand and reduced capacity. Are travel consumers taking the bait?

  • Discussing whether the fiscal cliff and economic impact are overrated, with Joseph LaVorgna, CNBC contributor, and Chris Edwards, The Cato Institute.

  • American Debuts Same-Day Baggage Delivery Service Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 1:09 PM ET
    Unclaimed baggage

    American Airlines is offering a fee-based luggage delivery service for checked bags. Is the price worth the service?

  • US Airways Dine Fresh

    US Airways becomes the first U.S. airline to offer premium meals in economy class on some international flights.

  • Wi-Fi and Amtrak: Missed Connections Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 11:51 AM ET

    For Amtrak riders in the busy Northeast corridor, the promise of Wi-Fi has become an infuriating tease. It either doesn't work or is unbearably slow. Amtrak officials say tech updates are coming and improvements should be seen by the end of the year.

  • Easing the Pain of Workouts on the Road Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 11:42 AM ET
    The man running near the river

    Forget expensive spas. More airports and hotels are offering practical exercise solutions for travelers. And don't worry if you left your workout clothes and iPod at home.

  • Investing in the Middle East     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 2:41 PM ET

    Shafik Gabr, ARTOC Group chairman & managing director, discusses whether now is the time to invest in the Middle East.

  • How Men, Women Travel Differently — And More Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 11:33 AM ET

    From gender differences to what travelers forget and leave behind most often, a new survey offers a unique look into road warriors' habits and attitudes.

  • Road Warrior Tested: Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 10:37 AM ET
    Radisson Blu Sydney Room

    "Road Warrior Tested" reviews the Radisson Blu Hotel, an upscale property in Sydney's central business district. Trivia: The building housed which local newspaper?

  • A consumer advocate panel will make recommendations on travel industry disclosures about airline pricing. Why are fees often disclosed at the end of the booking process?

  • American, Priceline.com Launch Preferred Seats Sale Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
    American Airlines

    American Airlines and Priceline.com are offering discounted preferred seats towards the front of the economy class cabin.

  • Airline Analysts Turn Cautious Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 11:36 AM ET

    Two airline analysts turned cautious Wednesday, citing higher oil prices and tepid demand.

  • Unknown If Delta, Air Canada Sewing Needles Related Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 11:29 AM ET

    Air Canada says a passenger found what appears to be a sewing needle in a catered sandwich on board a flight from Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto. Get the latest on the investigation.

  • JetBlue Frequent Fliers to Get More Perks Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 9:09 AM ET
    JetBlue Airlines

    JetBlue recently announced an upgraded frequent flier program. Get the details on the new benefits.

  • Lie Down!: American to Offer More Fully Flat Seating Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 1:21 PM ET
    airbus A321 business class

    American Airlines will begin offering fully flat seats on some domestic routes beginning in late 2013. See which routes will be affected.

  • Is Travelzoo Stock a Good Deal? Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 12:43 PM ET

    When you think about the lead times, creative costs, and inflexible nature of TV, radio, and print advertising, it becomes clear how valuable Travelzoo’s services can be to its customers.

  • Hotel Satisfaction Drops as Rates Climb: Survey Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 12:38 PM ET
    Hotel room keycard on table

    Overall  hotel satisfaction levels are down from 2011, as rates climb, according to the latest J.D. Power and Associates survey. See what issues topped consumer complaints.

  • United Airlines Seats

    This installment of "Road Warrior Tested" reviews a United Airlines flight in business class from Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia.

  • Exposing the Art Underworld     Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 6:51 AM ET

    Former FBI agent turned private detective, Robert Wittman, travels all over the world to recover some of the world's most famous stolen pieces, with CNBC's Scott Wapner.