*Gulf airlines using Italy as base for expansion. Italy is Europe's fourth largest travel market, one of the world's top tourist destinations and its thriving fashion and leather industry underpin demand for business travel. That is taking passengers away from Germany's Lufthansa, British Airways and Air France-KLM in Europe, and Delta Air Lines and American...» Read More
Insight on how airlines are responding to the new pricing rules, with Ben Baldanza, Spirit Airlines president/CEO.
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.
A industry survey shows travel agents anticipate business bookings to increase by three to five percent in 2012, compared to a year ago.
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 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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Phil Lebeau reports airlines have hiked fare this week from $4-$10. "We will pay more to fly this summer," he says.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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!
An airline lobbying group, the IATA hsa proposed a new concept for airport passengers, where travelers would stop only briefly to identify themselves before entering a tunnel-like structure where machines would screen them for metals, explosives and other banned items as they walked through, reports the New York Times.
While major airlines struggle with hiking fares, cutting routes or bankruptcy, private jet travel appears to be staging a comeback. Discussing the success of Flexjet, with Frederick Reid, Flexjet president.
AMR's Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing shows airline industry deregulation was a mistake, said former chief executive Robert Crandall.
The details behind the spin-off of Marriott's timeshare business, with Arne Sorenson, Marriott International president/COO.
The gap between first class and coach has never been so wide. Carriers on international flights are offering private suites for first-class passengers, three-star meals and personal service once found only on corporate jets.
Hotels across the price spectrum are increasingly shrinking their business centers, reports the New York Times.