March 4, 2021

Budget: Furlough extension gives lifeline

The business travel sector has welcomed the decision by Rishi Sunak to extend the furlough scheme but is urging the Government to take further action to secure the travel restart.

Trees4Travel signs two new partnerships

Sustainability technology company, Trees4Travel, has announced two new partnerships in the business travel sector. It has joined forces with Capita Travel and Events and also with Travelogix, the travel management data specialists.

BTA and Amadeus launch report on the future of business travel

Technological transformation that would usually take two to three years happened in the business travel sector in the first six months of the pandemic, according to a report out today.

News in brief: Blacklane, Conferma and more

Chauffeur specialist Blacklane will roll out its chauffeur hailing – on-demand rides - in 21 cities across 11 countries this month, starting with London, New York, Dubai, Berlin and Paris this week.

Festive Road unveils Purposeful Travel Model

Festive Road has today launched a ‘Purposeful Travel Model’, a free tool to help travel managers and organisations re-imagine their business travel.

Premier Inn becomes BTA partner

The Business Travel Association (BTA) has signed a strategic partnership with Premier Inn.

Amadeus and IAG announce NDC agreement

Amadeus and International Airlines Group (IAG) have announced an NDC agreement.

News in brief: TapTrip, ibis, and more

News in brief

GBTA welcomes new Executive Director

Suzanne Neufang takes up the position of GBTA Executive Director this week following an “exhaustive review” of over 130 candidates from around the world.

Travelport unveils ‘holistic’ rebrand

Traveport has launched a “bold and distinct” new visual identity to reflect a transformation of the business.