Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

Atlantic city’s Resorts Casino To Build Conference Center- Limousine, Charter and Tour Magazine. Atlantic City’s Resorts Casino Hotel is looking to diversify beyond its slot machines and table games. By building a new conference center, it plans to grab a share of the corporate meetings market.

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Survey: More Meetings Make for More Successful Business Trips- Successful Meetings. How to increase business trip satisfaction? This recent survey finds meetings are the key to a successful business trip.

Global Business Travel Association to Introduce Berlin Charter- Global Travel Industry News. The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) plans to introduce the Berlin Charter. The charter for the business travel industry, is designed to further the relationships between airlines and buyers.

Interview: Jet Blue President Robin Hayes- Business Travel News. JetBlue Airways on recently opened its new international arrivals hall extension at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 5.

 

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

Every week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: millennial travelers, airline competition and more. suitcase-friday-finds-239x300

Oil Drop Means Cheaper Fares as Turkish Air Seeks Expansion- Bloomberg. Turkish Airlines (THYAO), the carrier that flies to more destinations than any other in the world, will use oil’s drop as an opportunity to cut prices, expand its destination map and increase market share.

How Loyal are Millennial Travelers?- Hospitality Net. Digital-savvy US millennials begin to play a larger role in the workforce and their travel preferences are changing the world of corporate travel.

Aldermen Add Limos to Street Parking Ban- Chicago TribuneChicago adds limos to street parking ban. The City Council recently passed the proposal.

Airlines Compete on Luxury Perks for NY to LA Fliers- Limousine, Charter and Tour Magazine. Los Angeles International Airport has become a “battleground” for airlines trying to draw business executives and Hollywood celebrities flying coast to coast.

BostonCoach’s Business & Holiday Travel Guide To New York City [Infographic]

If the Big Apple is on your itinerary, be sure to check out the new Business & Holiday Travel Guide to New York City from BostonCoach. It can help you decide which hotel to stay at, what weather to pack for, and which restaurants are best for a quick bite or a client dinner. You’ll also find travel times to and from the airport plus creative ideas on how to spend your downtime, whether you’re in the mood for a Broadway show, a breathtaking view, a world-famous museum or a shopping marathon.

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BostonCoach is supporting Colleen Kelly as she films her show in Boston. Colleen is a mom, writer, Emmy-nominated exec producer and host of Family Travel with Colleen Kelly. The show airs nationally on PBS. Above, Colleen is with chauffeur Ed Morrissey.

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

Every week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. suitcase-friday-finds-239x300In this edition: the best travel apps of 2014, wearable technology and more.

How Wearable Technology Will Change Business Travel- International Meetings Review. According to UK travel company Thomson, wearable technology will be the real technology game-changer in 2015.

Detroit, Montreal land first Boeing Dreamliner Routes- USA TodayDetroit and Montreal became the latest North American airports to land airline service on Boeing’s new-age 787 “Dreamliner.”

10 of the Best New Travel Apps of 2014- Nomadic Matt. Dave Dean from Too Many Adapters provides insight on the best apps to help manage and save on your trip. 

2 Indian Cities Among World’s 7 Worst Cities for Business Travel- Silicon India. Many cities in the world are facing the traffic ingestion problems. Here is the list of 7 worst cities in the world for business travelling as compiled by Rediff.com.

 

 

 

Tomorrow Is A GRIDLOCK ALERT Day In NYC!

Unusually heavy traffic is expected in New York City tomorrow, Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Travel times may increase significantly within and around the city. As you make travel plans, please keep in mind that you may need more time – and patience – than usual.

Need to make or modify a BostonCoach reservation?  Call 800-672-7676.

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Other potential New York City gridlock alert days during this holiday season are:
• Wednesday, December 3
• Friday, December 5
• Thursday, December 11
• Friday, December 12
• Wednesday, December 17
• Thursday, December 18
• Friday, December 19

Wishing you safe and stress-free travels.