Health Care Firm Creates App To Improve Traveler Wellness
Knowing the stress and constraints of business travel can cause even the most health-conscious of people to toss aside wellness habits while on the road, Anthem Inc. recently deployed a program that encourages healthy traveler behavior. Cindy Heston, director of travel and events for the health care firm partnered with mobile app VisFit, a tool that provides travelers with personalized messaging offering health and wellness recommendations while on the road. See more here.
Get the Most Out of Business Travel
Business trips prove necessary for building relationships with clients and closing deals, so it’s important to make the most of them. Seven leaders across different industries share their best insights on getting the most out of business travel. Read their stories here.
Expedia to Buy Rival Orbitz
Expedia is buying Orbitz Worldwide. The deal is valued at roughly $1.6 billion. The deal comes just a few weeks after Expedia bought another popular booking site, Travelocity, for $280 million in cash. Find out more from USAToday.
Canceled Flights Cost Airlines, Fliers Millions
The cancellation of thousands of flights in the wake of the latest winter storm is expected to cost airlines and stranded passengers nearly $200 million, according to masFlight.
Travel Tip: Travel Gear to Help You Save Space
Between checked bag fees and limited space in overhead bins, every inch of your luggage should be used wisely. Here’s how you can maximize the space you do have.
Best of Boston Events in The Boston Business Journal
Take a look at Lisa Censullo in a recent issue of the Boston Business Journal! The Best of Boston Events Vice President discusses hosting the ultimate Super Bowl party.
What does 2015 have in store for business travel? Data in 2015 may revolutionize the way we conduct business in the world of corporate travel.Take a look at Inc.com and the five ways that business travel is going to change.
New Study: What Makes a Successful Business Trip?
A recent study highlights what makes a successful business trip for travelers. The study, “The Value of Business Travel,” was conducted by Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), and is based on a wide-scale survey of 10,000 respondents from May to October 2014.
The study found that the three main determinants include the number of meetings attended, the length of stay and when the trip was booked.
Take a look at the article from Travel Pulse here.
Hyatt Hotels Corp. to Offer Free Wi-Fi
As of February, Hyatt Hotels Corp. will make Wi-Fi free at all hotels worldwide “regardless of booking method or loyalty program participation”. Guests at Hyatt hotels in all tiers may access basic Wi-Fi in both guest rooms and public spaces at no charge on an unlimited number of devices. More details here.
Business Travel News Annual Airline Survey
Corporate travel managers rated Delta Air Lines #1 in this year’s Business Travel News Annual Airline Survey for the fourth consecutive year. Delta was voted highest in all ten categories. Take a look at details here.