Over the next three years, American Airlines and British Airways will invest $344 million to colocate operations in Terminal 8 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. That investment will include adding five widebody gates, new baggage systems and lounges, a premium check-in space and new concession and retail options. The two carriers will operate 14 daily flights to London from the terminal. British Airways will continue to operate from Terminal 7 until 2022.
By: Michael B. Baker
The travel industry recently got some bad news from Tourism Economics: global travel is likely to experience a slowdown in growth this year.
The outlook for domestic U.S. travel, though, remains more positive.
Continue reading U.S. Travel Predicts Strong Biz Travel Growth
“Bleisure” is on the rise and it’s one of the biggest trends in business travel.
Blending work travel with leisure travel is one of the best perks of traveling for work. It helps save on vacation costs and creates a better work-life balance for travelers and the concept is growing by leaps and bounds as revealed in National Car Rental’s second annual State of the Business Travel Industry Survey.
Continue reading Bleisure Is the Biggest Trend in Business Travel
As 2019 gets underway, travel organizations are busy at work aligning their products and offerings to meet the dominant and emerging travel trends.
Continue reading The Club Airport Lounges Focus on Wellness and Local Experiences for 2019
Delta customers travelling in the First Class cabin will soon have the option to choose their meal days in advance through the airline’s popular pre-select meal program. This move follows rave reviews from both customers and flight attendants on Delta One routes where pre-select has been initially offered. Continue reading Delta to give more customers the option to pick meals before they fly
More than two years after closing one of the most tumultuous merger deals in the history of hospitality, Marriott International has finally revealed the new name of its loyalty program, combining all three of its loyalty brands — Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). Continue reading Marriott Bonvoy Is the New Name of the Hotel Chain’s Loyalty Program
The business travel sector is still bullish on growth, even if financial markets have entered a state of uncertainty. So long as the economy continues to hum along, experts think everything will be fine.
Continue reading Business Travel Remains Optimistic Despite Slowdown Warning Signs
More perks are coming to lower-level elites in Hyatt’s World of Hyatt loyalty program next year thanks to its new Milestone Rewards program.
Continue reading World of Hyatt Loyalty Adds New Milestone Rewards to Attract Wider Audience