Survey: Four Of Five Not Tracking Ancillary Fees
BTN - Most travel buyers do not track ancillary air or hotel fees, though many are making it a priority to do so within the next year, according to a study of 651 travel managers, mostly in the United States, conducted by the Global Business Travel Association Foundation and Egencia.
Top 8 hotel fees companies will pay for
USA Today - Business travelers' odds of getting reimbursed for hotel parking beat their odds of getting reimbursed for Internet access, a newly released poll of corporate business travel managers says.
Egencia study measures increases in air, hotel costs
Philly.com - Fares for air tickets sold in Europe have increased by 4% year on year, due to rising oil prices and constraints on capacity according to a new study.
Egencia: Air Ticket Prices Rise 13 Percent In North America
BTN - Average first-quarter ticket prices for travel within North America rose by an average of 13 percent compared to a year ago, according to an analysis of OAG, ARC and Expedia data analyzed by Egencia for an annual global benchmarking report.
Mobile Booking Apps Are Only Just Starting to Deliver
The New York Times - It's happened to all of us: after a mad rush to the airport, you arrive to discover that your flight has been canceled. You run to the ticket counter to book a new one, only to wait alongside other travelers competing to get on the next plane out.
Corporate travel to Japan dries up after quake
MSNBC - Business travel by Americans to Japan has largely dried up in the wake of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear reactor crisis there, and industry experts do not expect it to bounce back until the nuclear problems have been solved.
Egencia Details New Mobile Strategy To Debut In Q2
BTN - Expedia's Egencia next quarter plans to release the first phase of its "next-generation" mobile tools for travelers and managers...
How to Turn a Stressful Business Trip Into a Time to Relax
USA Today - The flight to Hong Kong lasts 15 hours, but there's no business trip Sammy Tawil enjoys more.
Airport Security Measures Prompt a Wave of Complaints
Los Angeles Times - The U.S. Travel Assn., the leading trade group for the nation's $704-billion travel industry, has avoided endorsing or criticizing the augmented security measures adopted at U.S. airports in recent months.