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| December 29, 2018
lebua Hotels & Resorts is a growing international luxury brand that operates distinctive hotels, fine restaurants and bars. Led by visionary CEO Deepak Ohri, Bangkok-based lebua takes a unique
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Economic uncertainty is deemed to be the biggest challenge facing the travel industry, ahead of climate change and sustainability issues, according to new research. A survey by Travel Technology Europe, sister brand of PhocusWire, reveals that 53% of those polled put economic conditions at the top of the list of concerns followed by sustainable travel at 45% and climate change at 44%. The study was carried out in the run-up to the United Kingdom's general election in early December 2019, so the challenge of economic uncertainty is not that surprising.
Business travel is a huge expense for many companies. Did you know that the average cost of a business trip totals $1,286?
Lodging accounts for the majority of that figure, while meals, flights and car rentals make up the rest.
But it’s not all bad news. For every dollar spent on business travel, companies see a $2.90 increase in profit and a $9.50 increase in revenue. So, business travel is at least well worth the investment.
Nevertheless, wouldn’t it be great if you could make that same amount of profit and revenue with a smaller business travel spend?
That idea isn’t as crazy as you might think. Many companies rely on an unmanaged business travel system. They waste time, effort and money by manually organizing their work trips.
By choosing a corporate lodging solution for all of your hotel bookings, you automate a lot of the process, achieving cheaper and more efficient business travel as a result.
So how exactly does a corporate lodging solution save companies time, effort and ultimately, money? Let’s dive into the details
Airlines for decades often sought to fly the biggest aircraft they could on routes between the largest cities, pushing passengers through megahubs in New York, Frankfurt, London, Tokyo, or Dubai, where they could switch to a smaller airplane to take them to Nashville, Osaka, or Nairobi. Two new aircraft, the Boeing 787 the one on the Qantas flight and Airbus A350, however, have changed the model, and in the coming decades, more passengers will be able to fly nonstop to more places than ever on ultra-long-haul flights.
Payments are now accepted as one of the areas adding friction to the traveler journey, from the booking process to being on a trip, according to new research. The Frictionless Travel Payments: From Complexity To Competitive Advantage report from Amadeus shows that 70% of consumers say a good payment experience would drive them to select a travel provider over a competitor. In addition, 74% say a poor payment experience affects the enjoyment of their holiday. The study also reveals that 74% of travelers are booking less than two months before departure and millennials are twice as likely to book later than those aged over 55.
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