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

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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