To help travelers identify the most popular and trending cities this year both domestically and internationally Hotels.com has released data from its Hotel Price Index (HPI®) that highlights the most popular destinations of 2014.
General Electric has a new advertisement running on television with the central character an 'idea' kind of a furry, non-descript creature, who is dismissed, dissed and detached until someone welcomes him to GE, and the 'idea' soon becomes festooned with colors and met with acclaim. Something new is scary sometimes, and many of us would avoid that 'idea' creature on the street.
There was a time when negotiating a job offer was like picking fruit off a tree the benefits and perks were in season and ripe for harvest. The drive was to attract talent with anything that might work to intrigue and hook the candidate (and his spouse). Times were high, and that benefit slice of the full compensation pie was significant and ever tasty.
The Carlson Wagonlit Travel Report report shows travel managers will put more emphasis on data and mobile technology to direct their travel programs in 2015, with a continued focus on cost-saving and traveler engagement. The research highlights the top priority (at 63 percent) is leveraging travel data to build predictive analyses and benchmarks.
A new survey released today by Chase Card Services reveals that millennials are more likely than older travelers to seek out hotels with luxury services such as dry cleaning (32%), massage or spa services (30%) and pet-friendliness (23%). Furthermore, the survey shows millennial travelers are more likely to say its a deal breaker if a hotel is not near public transportation (19%).
According to the App Overlap Report Series published by the Strategy Analytics - Travel Analytics - service, only 20% of those that use airline applications also use hotel applications leading to bifurcated trip planning.