Business Travel


  • Homeowners Cash In on Games Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 7:14 AM ET

    London is home to some of the world's most opulent hotels, but with five-star rooms in short supply during the Olympic Games this summer; wealthy visitors are increasingly turning to private homes to meet their accommodation needs.

  • Service bell at hotel reception

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide posted a higher-than-expected profit on strong demand in North America, but its shares slid Thursday on concerns about softer growth in Europe.

  • Ports Calling for New Business     Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 1:26 PM ET

    Though Savannah is the fourth largest port in the U.S. by volume, it is the largest single container terminal in the nation, with CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Sprint CEO on New Airline Pricing Rules     Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    Insight on how airlines are responding to the new pricing rules, with Ben Baldanza, Spirit Airlines president/CEO.

  • New Rules for Airline Tickets     Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 11:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the story on the new rules for airlines taking effect today, that could change the way you book your next plane ticket.

  • More Warriors on The Road Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 3:12 PM ET

    A industry survey shows travel agents anticipate business bookings to increase by three to five percent in 2012, compared to a year ago.

  • Poll: Why Go to WEF in Davos? Sunday, 22 Jan 2012 | 5:08 PM ET
    Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski dances with his wife Jolanta at the Gala soiree of the World Economic Forum in Davos 29 January 2005.

    The annual meeting of the world's power brokers in Switzerland tackles some big subjects and attracts a lot of media attention but so what?

  • Private Equity 'Best Thing to Ever Happen': Hilton CEO Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 5:40 PM ET
    Bell at hotel reception

    Private equity might be dirty words on the presidential campaign trail, but Blackstone buying Hilton "was the best thing to ever happen to us," CEO Christopher Nesseta told CNBC Thursday.

  • Priceline Kills Off Captain Kirk in New Ad Campaign Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 10:49 AM ET
    William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk

    The victim of a renewed advertising strategy,  William Shatner, the stalwart Capt. James T. Kirk, is being cut from Priceline's commercial campaign after 14 years of duty.

  • Hilton Offers Brighter 2012 Outlook     Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 7:47 AM ET

    Demand growth for hotel rooms is "reasonably good," says Christopher Nassetta, Hilton Worldwide president & CEO. "We are seeing rate increases; we are starting to see pricing power," he says.

  • Airfare Hikes Coming This Summer     Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 11:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil Lebeau reports airlines have hiked fare this week from $4-$10. "We will pay more to fly this summer," he says.

  • Cruise Stocks Tumble on Concordia Disaster     Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 12:42 PM ET

    Carnival shares are taking a hit after the Costa Concordia cruise ship tragedy over the weekend, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Business Traveler - A CNBC Special Report

    Long lines, tedious questioning and hypersensitive scanners can make clearing airport security a miserable experience for frequent fliers. Even worse, a snafu can cause you to miss a flight.

  • Wired for Travel Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:28 PM ET
    Passengers are pictured at Check-In desks at London's Heathrow airport.

    Twenty-first century road warriors are a lot different from frequent fliers of years ago. They're constantly connected, more nimble, and almost always at the forefront of technology.

  • Taking the Fast Track to the Boarding Gate Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:28 PM ET

    For harried business travelers, time is money. Many products and services are billed as ways to get you to the airport gate sooner. But does it pay to spend a few extra dollars to save time in the TSA security line?

  • QUIZ: How Tough a Road Warrior Are You? Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:28 PM ET

    It's a global economy all right: far-flung-markets, simultaneous translation, countless time zones, diverse business partners and lots of travel. If this sounds familiar, this quiz is for you, road warrior.

  • How to Make Your Air Travel Green Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:23 PM ET

    The carbon offset market enables business travelers to balance their impact on the planet by purchasing tax-deductible credits toward a project that reduces carbon dioxide emissions elsewhere.

  • Unique and Exclusive Airport Lounges Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:17 PM ET
    It’s safe to say Nicholas Kralev has spent a fair chunk of his life waiting in some of the world’s best airline lounges. As the former correspondent for the Financial Times and Washington Times, Kralev learned how to play the road warrior’s version of musical-chairs game – otherwise known as booking air travel. He earned enough miles and learned enough tricks to stretch his travel budget to from around four international trips a year to ten. A key perk of accumulating miles is access to some of

    Save those travel miles and check out which airline lounges offer special perks — including one lounge that’s (egads!) open to the public and affordable!

  • Regulating Airlines for Sky Safety     Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    Weighing in on why safety statistics are at record highs, with Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines Chairman/CEO, who says government regulation has encouraged safety but ultimately Airlines investing in innovative technologies have helped improved flight safety .

  • Dow Leader: Transportation Index     Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 2:28 PM ET

    Riding the transports and sharing insight into train stocks, with Christian Wetherbee, Citi Investment Research transportation analyst.

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