Greater Control of Accommodations Leads Business Travelers to Anticipate Trips More

Eighty-eight percent of travelers look forward to a business trip if they can choose the accommodation style they want, and 84 percent are more inclined to travel within corporate policy if more accommodation options are available, according to BridgeStreet’s recent Online Guest Survey of 129 clients and customers, half of whom self-reported as nonmanagement employees. Continue reading Greater Control of Accommodations Leads Business Travelers to Anticipate Trips More

New Airplane Middle Seat Design to End the ‘Elbow Wars’

Getting stuck in the middle seat during a flight can be a nightmare for some travelers, but one company has developed a new design meant to alleviate that stress.
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America’s push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year

When the new terminal in New Orleans opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport. Global trade group the Airports Council estimates U.S. airports will need $128 billion in upgrades by 2023. Continue reading America’s push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year

Tight air connection? Your next United flight might wait for you

Bus drivers might hold the door for a sprinting late arrival. Gate agents at the airport? Not a bet most passengers would want to make. But you just might catch a break on your next United Airlines flight. United is trying to get smarter about figuring out when planes can afford to wait for passengers with tight connections so that they aren’t stranded mid-trip. Continue reading Tight air connection? Your next United flight might wait for you

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