With oil and gas prices declining in North America, many companies are struggling to keep existing saving programs, due to drastic decrease in their volume. In today economy, most travel suppliers have turned their focus to Small and Medium Enterprises that proved to be more stable and consistent with their travel patterns. A few years ago, many SME found it challenging to negotiate any type of savings programs with airlines, hotel or car rental companies. However, since then many travel suppliers realized that it’s highly beneficial to monitor SMEs’ travel performance through Small Business Programs, as one never knows when the next small start-up will turn into another Apple.
Air travel can be a long and tiring process, and when you are travelling on business your time is valuable. Here are a few tips to make your travel experience as efficient as possible so that you have more time to work, or nap, or spend with your family.
It wasn’t so long ago that the roll-out of seat-back TVs was a major enhancement in inflight entertainment. Today, travellers can experience a wide diversity of options from flight to flight. The changes are being driven by market demand, traveller habits, technology development and cost. What options are you likely to experience on your next flight? Your UNIGLOBE Travel expert has the rundown.
VANCOUVER, BC and DUBLIN - Air Canada's inaugural flight AC1940, from Vancouver departed last Friday afternoon, marking the only non-stop service linking Vancouver and Ireland. Air Canada Rouge brings their hallmark customer service excellence to these seasonal flights between Vancouver and the Irish capital city, which operate three times weekly until October 8 with Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.
WestJet announced it will resume flying to Fort McMurray International Airport as the airport reopens for commercial operations for the first time since wildfires caused the suspension of scheduled flights on May 4, 2016.
By July 1, Delta Air Lines will make its onboard entertainment suite, Delta Studio, free on all two-class aircraft; Which is about 90 percent of its fleet. The free access applies both to seat-back screens and to streaming content via mobile devices, laptops and tablets. Certain movies and television shows previously required a fee.
Business travel is booming. Over the past several years the amount of travellers (and the money companies are spending on them) has reached record highs, and it looks like it’s only going to keep increasing.
Air Canada offers a variety of premium products including priority services, exclusive lounges, and personalized services on the ground, to unparalleled luxury and comfort on board their International Business Class and Premium Cabins.
I get it. Your business needs to cut costs in these tough economic times, and eliminating all company travel is a good place to start right? Hopefully your organization has been fortunate enough to retain most of its employees and eliminating excess spending is the best method to keep it that way…
Next time you have a layover in the US, check to see if the airport is participating in this program. The American Heart Association, in conjunction with the Anthem Foundation, has begun placing CPR training kiosks in some US airports. With kiosks already in place in Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago O’Hare and Indianapolis, 3 more are being placed in Las Vegas, Baltimore and Atlanta.