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No Jet Stress | with Lena Andersson (Part 2)
Send us a Text Message.The NoJetStress Podcast is a traveler wellbeing podcast for frequent business travelers covering health and peak performance on the road as well as to help business travelers maintain optimal health and avoid burnout no matter how much they travel.   Christopher Babayode, a Corporate Travel Wellness Expert shares his insights on Traveler Wellness.This is episode,  Christopher discusses - Go Running Tours a nice to have or business traveller essential?Why the world should be your treadmillWhat LinkedIn in Lycra can do for you!A walk through of the Go Running Tours offeringNew city launches of Go Running Tours and the futureLena's travel routine on the roadYou can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created by Christopher Babayode and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  For more information about NoJetStress, visit us at NoJetStress.comSupport the Show.
27:44 5/15/24
What's Up in Business Travel | Expensify Launches new Travel Platform
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to What’s Up in Business Travel for Week 19 of 2024.  This is a weekly podcast from BusinessTravel360,  where we update you on what’s up this week in the world of business travel.  This podcast is great for those who need to know what’s happening all in under 15 minutes.Topics covered during this podcast -Senate passes FAA reauthorization billDelta & Southwest lead J.D. Power Airline StudySpaceX’s Starlink projects revenue of $6.6BBrightline West breaks groundUS OTAS cross $100B in revenueIAG posts solid Q1 resultsHyatt's Q1 'Extraordinarily Encouraging'JetBlue & Etihad launch partnershipEtihad launches 5 interline partnershipsITG Business Travel joins Focus Travel PartnershipJetBlue expands MintSpirit Airlines  to launch higher-end productsIndiGo adds flights to ThailandExpensify launches a new travel platformHQ adds Amex virtual card capabilitiesDelta revamps AppTune in every Monday morning to get your weekly update.  We hope you will make this a regular part of your week and listen in while you on the move or sitting back and sipping your coffee.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
13:29 5/13/24
Linking the Travel Industry | The EU Investigates 20 Airlines for Greenwashing
Send us a Text Message.Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members.  We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with audience members.  You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.comYour Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.Stories covered on this session include - Emirates announced a new airport for Dubai (which will be the world's biggest) being planned to accommodate up to 260m pax per year. This will eventually mean the closure of the current DXB airport.The European Commission is concerned about International Airlines Group (IAG)'s proposed acquisition of Air Europa.The same commission is also investigating 20 European airlines for potential greenwashing and telling them to bring their messaging in line with EU consumer law within 30 days or substantiate their claims based on sound scientific evidence. Sad news from Australia - the recently launched airline Bonza stopped operating whilst assessing a way to survive, which seems unlikely.This left a lot of passengers stranded, but Jetstar Airways and Qantas stepped in and offered free flights to those, where there is space available. Staying down under, Qantas app users reported seeing other people’s boarding passes and information within the app.Airsiders reported this week of their success in implementing an industry first virtual interline check-through solution at Düsseldorf Airport. Hays Travel in the UK acquires all 19 branches of Miles Morgan Travel. Outpayce from Amadeus has received an eMoney institution license from the Bank of Spain, which gives it a regulatory greenlight to begin issuing virtual cards. Extra StoriesYou can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
15:22 5/10/24
What's Up in Business Travel | Alaska Airlines Launches AI for Flight Searches
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to What’s Up in Business Travel for Week 18 of 2024.  This is a weekly podcast from BusinessTravel360,  where we update you on what’s up this week in the world of business travel.  This podcast is great for those who need to know what’s happening all in under 15 minutes.Topics covered during this podcast -Congress agrees on FAA reauthorization billSecond Boeing Whistleblower dies unexpectedlyAir Canada's Q1 positions it for strong 2024Southwest begins to offer DOT-Required vouchersAustralian airline Bonza collapsesAir Canada drops free seat selectionAvis Budget reports Q1 LossAir France-KLM reports Q1 LossHyatt forges Peloton partnershipGuesty acquires Rentals UnitedClear to provide TSA PreCheck enrollmentHyatt members to earn at Mr & Mrs SmithState Bank of India launches first travel credit cardIHG reaches 1,000-hotel milestone in APACAlaska Airlines launches generative AI for flight searchesSouthwest launches Travel TrackSerko integrates Sabre NDC Content into ZenoTune in every Monday morning to get your weekly update.  We hope you will make this a regular part of your week and listen in while you on the move or sitting back and sipping your coffee.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
13:40 5/6/24
Linking the Travel Industry | ITM Reveals Booking Tools Fall Short of Expectations
Send us a Text Message.Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members.  We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with audience members.  You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.comYour Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.Stories covered on this session include - China Eastern becomes the first mainland Chinese airline to sign a deal with Amadeus for it's international expansion, specifically focusing on NDC via Amadeus.AI travel planning tech startup Stippl raise €575k in investment.American Airlines delay their planned "preferred agency" plans as well as changes in their loyalty program, from 1 May to 1 July.An ITM | Institute of Travel Management survey reveals corporate booking tools are still falling short of user needs and expectations.CWT adds Slack messaging support for their customers.The U.S. Department of Transportation announced new rules which will require airlines to provide automatic cash refunds to passengers around delays and cancellations, and protect consumers from costly hidden airline fees. You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
18:16 5/3/24
No Jet Stress | with Lena Andersson of Go Running Tours (Part 1)
Send us a Text Message.The NoJetStress Podcast is a traveler wellbeing podcast for frequent business travelers covering health and peak performance on the road as well as to help business travelers maintain optimal health and avoid burnout no matter how much they travel.   Christopher Babayode, a Corporate Travel Wellness Expert shares his insights on Traveler Wellness.This is episode,  Christopher discusses - The Go Running Tours Value to business travelHow not running in Mumbai became the business launch padThe struggle is real, stats that show travellers aversion to exercise on businessHow Go Running Tours fits in with Bleisure Travel Go Running Tours not just about runningMyths busting about the benefits of Go Running ToursHow Go Running Tours encourage healthy habits and patternsYou can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created by Christopher Babayode and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  For more information about NoJetStress, visit us at NoJetStress.comSupport the Show.
25:53 5/1/24
The BTA | Clive & Andrew discuss the BTA event in Glasgow | ITM Conference in Brighton
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to The BTA Podcast.  In these podcasts we will endeavour to share our thoughts, concerns, optimism and build those all-important human connections with our Partners, Members and Guests.In their latest conversation Clive Wratten and Andrew Clarke after discussing the weather both in the south and north of the UK look back and forward to what’s been happening at BTA Towers.  They reflect on the recent team meeting held in Luxembourg, the BTA On The Road event in Glasgow, the ITM Conference in Brighton and Andrew’s visit to Eccles Sixth College where he spoke to students on the tourism & hospitality course.  They also looked forward to the next BTA Breakfast taking place in London and the M&E conference in May.  There was of course a little reflection as the football season comes to end and Andrew’s fear of being caught on the Match of the Day singing about his beloved team.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created by The BTA and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  For more information about The BTA visit us at TheBTA.org.ukSupport the Show.
11:48 4/30/24
What's Up in Business Travel | American Postpones 'Preferred' Agency Deadline
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to What’s Up in Business Travel for Week 17 of 2024.  This is a weekly podcast from BusinessTravel360,  where we update you on what’s up this week in the world of business travel.  This podcast is great for those who need to know what’s happening all in under 15 minutes.Topics covered during this podcast -American postpones 'Preferred' Agency DeadlineDOT announces Airline Ancillary Fee & Refund RulesCanadian Business Travel to return to pre-pandemic levelsBoeing slows 737 Max production & pays airlinesSouthwest pulls out of 4 airportsHertz sells another 10K EVsWestJet expands Korean Air codeshareANA & Air India to launch codeshare partnershipIndiGo inks 1st order with AirbusSouthwest flight attendants get new contractAlaska Airlines adds 3 new routesDelta Air Lines drops bag recheckLufthansa Allegris cabins to launchAmerican Airlines creates Flagship Suite Preferred productDelta Raises pay for 80K employeesAmtrak TripLink integration goes liveSpotnana connects with Copa NDC APITune in every Monday morning to get your weekly update.  We hope you will make this a regular part of your week and listen in while you on the move or sitting back and sipping your coffee.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
13:29 4/29/24
Linking the Travel Industry | Airline Weekly Reveals the Most (and least) Profitable Airlines
Send us a Text Message.Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members.  We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with audience members.  You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.comYour Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.Stories covered on this session include -DerbySoft, a tech company mostly in the hotel distribution space, steps into airline tech with the acquisition of PKFARE. Airline Weekly reveals the most (and least) profitable airlines in 2023. The recent strikes cost Lufthansa Group a cool €350M.British Airways selects the Amadeus Nevio platform to venture into Offer/Order. Dubai receives the equivalent of two year's of rainfall in a day, experiencing severe flooding and causing flight delays and cancellations at one of the world's busiest airports. FL360aero posted videos of some of the incredible scenes which unfolded.After terminating their Barbados route, Norse Atlantic Airways surprise many by announcing a London Gatwick / Cape Town route starting soon. Extra StoriesYou can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
18:34 4/26/24
What's Up in Business Travel | Corporate Travel Agency Trips Decline
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to What’s Up in Business Travel for Week 16 of 2024.  This is a weekly podcast from BusinessTravel360,  where we update you on what’s up this week in the world of business travel.  This podcast is great for those who need to know what’s happening all in under 15 minutes.Topics covered during this podcast -ARC: March Agency trips declineDelta unveils NDC strategyBuyers report NDC induced pushbackIndia's travel and tourism industry growsWyndham unveils loyalty program for corporationsUnited launches preferred seat type waitlist featureIHG adds Apple AirPlay in 60 hotelsWestJet launches “Extended Comfort”Flyers are buying what they are seeingAeronology launches American NDC contentMastercard app adds virtual cardsCTM adds AI to Lightning OBTRiskline & Travelr ID bolster traveler safetyAir New Zealand announces new SAF purchaseBuyers Alliance commits $200M to SAFEU countries on track to meet EV targetsTune in every Monday morning to get your weekly update.  We hope you will make this a regular part of your week and listen in while you on the move or sitting back and sipping your coffee.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
14:18 4/22/24
Linking the Travel Industry | Qantas Revamps Reward Flights, IdeaWorks Reports Higher Costs
Send us a Text Message.Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members.  We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with audience members.  You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.comYour Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.Stories covered on this session include -Qantas revamps the way customers can book reward flights with a major overhaul. However as the week progressed I spotted plenty of posts suggesting customers are underwhelmed and find it even more frustrating to use. In a related story, a study by Ideaworks suggests the cost of reward travel has risen sharply since 2019.United Airlines has scrapped the launch of two new transatlantic routes amid an audit by U.S. regulators.Travel Counsellors launch their first OBT for corporate customers. Whilst others in the region are experiencing strong growth, Oman Air filed reduced schedules and seem to be downsizing.The entertainment industry specialist TMC TAG is sold to private equity firm ECI Partners.Carolyn Pearson (Carr) brings us the shocking story about a passenger who had an utterly degrading experience when she was told to remove a breast prosthesis in a public area at Dublin Airport. Delta Air Lines talks about their NDC plans at the Elevate + Travel conference which was held this week.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
20:34 4/19/24
No Jet Stress | The Lens of Knowledge Workers For Business Travel
Send us a Text Message.The NoJetStress Podcast is a traveler wellbeing podcast for frequent business travelers covering health and peak performance on the road as well as to help business travelers maintain optimal health and avoid burnout no matter how much they travel.   Christopher Babayode, a Corporate Travel Wellness Expert shares his insights on Traveler Wellness.This is episode,  Christopher discusses -The link between knowledge work and business travellersWhat can business travellers learn from knowledge workFrameworks & ConceptsCognitive EnduranceCognitive LoadCognitive GearsMental Health tools Performance EnhancersThe trip tapper trickYou can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created by Christopher Babayode and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  For more information about NoJetStress, visit us at NoJetStress.comSupport the Show.
25:47 4/17/24
What's Up in Business Travel | Delta Starts Testing an NDC Booking Solution
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to What’s Up in Business Travel for Week 15 of 2024.  This is a weekly podcast from BusinessTravel360,  where we update you on what’s up this week in the world of business travel.  This podcast is great for those who need to know what’s happening all in under 15 minutes.Topics covered during this podcast -IATA: February Global Air DemandDelta starts testing an NDC booking solutionATPCO unveils 'Product Catalog' for Dynamic Air Offer filingNexus Fee to increase in OctoberBrazil delays visa requirement, againAirlines face jet shortageSpirit to reduce pilot workforceTroop Travel partners with Direct Travel Brightline partners with Princess Cruises  TAG sold to private equity firm ECI PartnersSAS switches to Sky TeamDelta Air Lines changes boarding processANA adds free Wi-FiHilton details Canadian expansion plansQantas adds 20M more reward seatsIndiGo orders more A320sTune in every Monday morning to get your weekly update.  We hope you will make this a regular part of your week and listen in while you on the move or sitting back and sipping your coffee.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
14:47 4/15/24
Linking the Travel Industry | British Airways loses control of British Airways Holidays
Send us a Text Message.Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members.  We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with audience members.  You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.comYour Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.Stories covered on this session include -RIP Paul Byrne who passed away this week. A post about this by Timothy O'Neil-Dunne generated so many wonderful comments. My condolences to his family.Air Malta ceased operations after 50 years, and the new KM Malta Airlines took to the skies.In a slightly unexpected move, British Airways has lost direct control of British Airways Holidays, which will now be managed by IAG Loyalty. Steve Singh leads a group of investors to acquire Direct Travel for his mission of delivering #ThePerfectTrip. Travelport has laid off an undisclosed number of employees in its commercial organization.Steve Banks from Agiito becomes the new Focus Travel Partnership CEO. JetBlue increases costs for checked bags again. Hilton Hotels & Resorts has acquired a majority stake in the parent company of the luxury Nomad Hotel in London (Sydell Group), and plans to expand the brand throughout the world. Extra StoriesYou can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
16:37 4/12/24
What's Up in Business Travel | Investor Group led by Steve Singh acquires Direct Travel
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to What’s Up in Business Travel for Week 14 of 2024.  This is a weekly podcast from BusinessTravel360,  where we update you on what’s up this week in the world of business travel.  This podcast is great for those who need to know what’s happening all in under 15 minutes.Topics covered during this podcast -Advito Q2 Index: Airfares down, hotel rates riseSpirit Airlines receives $200 MillionBoeing pays Alaska Airlines $160MAir Line Pilots Association says Pilot Shortage is StabilizingUnited asks pilots to take time off Layoffs hit Travelport's Commercial OrganizationAmTrav documents 12 months of NDC & edifact differentialsInvestor Group led by Steve Singh acquires Direct TravelHilton takes majority stake in NoMadMalaysia Airlines and IndiGo to codeshareNational grabs first place againAA loosens rules for petsFee changes for Global EntryCLEAR expands at Boston Logan AirportJetBlue changes checked-bag feesTune in every Monday morning to get your weekly update.  We hope you will make this a regular part of your week and listen in while you on the move or sitting back and sipping your coffee.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
14:24 4/8/24
Linking the Travel Industry | Did AmexGBT get a Great Deal on CWT?
Send us a Text Message.Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members.  We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with real audience members.  You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.com and registering for the next event.Your Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.Stories covered on this session include -The big news of the week is the proposed acquisition of CWT by American Express Global Business Travel for $570m.SAS - Scandinavian Airlines will increase their EDIFACT distribution fees and remove lower fares from this channel as of 1 April. It seems the European Commission is not going to rubberstamp the proposed Lufthansa & ITA Airways deal without further scrutiny.Boeing fires it's CEO Dave Calhoun along with two other senior board members. Erika Armstrong asks a valid question about Dave's replacement, Stephanie Pope.UK based TMC for the entertainment industry TAG makes yet another US expansion by acquiring Travel Stars Inc. in Nashville, which manages travel for country music artists and luxury travel for wealthy individuals. NDC aggregator AirGateway lands a deal with the TMC network GlobalStar Travel Management.Extra Story - Breeze Airways partners with PricelineYou can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
18:08 4/5/24
The BTA | Clive & Andrew Reflect on Recent Activities & AmexGBT's Acquisition of CWT
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to The BTA Podcast.  In these podcasts we will endeavour to share our thoughts, concerns, optimism and build those all-important human connections with our Partners, Members and Guests.In their latest conversation Clive Wratten and Andrew Clarke reflect on their activities over the last couple of weeks,  including meetings at Westminster with the Minister for Rail, the Northern Transport Summit and the BTA’s very own People & Talent Conference.  They also look forward to the BTA's inaugural On The Road event when the team will be heading to Glasgow to meet members north of the border and reflect on the big news of the month with the acquisition of CWT by AmexGBT.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created by The BTA and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  For more information about The BTA visit us at TheBTA.org.ukSupport the Show.
13:08 4/4/24
No Jet Stress | Light: Primary Driver for Traveller Wellbeing & Jet Lag Solutions
Send us a Text Message.The NoJetStress Podcast is a traveler wellbeing podcast for frequent business travelers covering health and peak performance on the road as well as to help business travelers maintain optimal health and avoid burnout no matter how much they travel.   Christopher Babayode, a Corporate Travel Wellness Expert shares his insights on Traveler Wellness.This is episode,  Christopher discusses -Highlighting the main problems of getting a sound jet lag solutionThe importance of Circadian Science versus Sleep ScienceThe trouble with the current conversation about Jet LagThe metaphor of the Ultimate Business Trip and how to use itTapping into the NASA pedigreeThe Circadian Economy, friend or foe?What I've learnt and incorporated into the P.H.A.R.E well practiceA complementary tool to help you optimize your circadian driven lifestyleYou can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created by Christopher Babayode and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  For more information about NoJetStress, visit us at NoJetStress.comSupport the Show.
33:42 4/3/24
What's Up in Business Travel | Amex GBT agrees to acquire CWT for $570M
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to What’s Up in Business Travel for Week 13 of 2024.  This is a weekly podcast from BusinessTravel360,  where we update you on what’s up this week in the world of business travel.  This podcast is great for those who need to know what’s happening all in under 15 minutes.Topics covered during this podcast -Amex GBT agrees to acquire CWT for $570MBoeing CEO Calhoun steps downBoeing sues Virgin Galactic Airfare increases trails inflation rateFAA 'Increasing Oversight' of UnitedSAS increases GDS surchargesIndiGo to fly more international routesTSA adds 8 Airlines to PreCheckBreeze Airways adds third-party salesGlobalStar adds NDC Content from AirGatewayTrainline redesigns platform for SMEsSouthwest acquires Sustainable Fuel CompanyBooking.com drops its "Travel Sustainable" programTravelBank partners with SquakeEmirates adds SAF on flights from AmsterdamTune in every Monday morning to get your weekly update.  We hope you will make this a regular part of your week and listen in while you on the move or sitting back and sipping your coffee.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
13:34 4/1/24
Linking the Travel Industry | Qatar Airways goes First
Send us a Text Message.Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members.  We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with real audience members.  You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.com and registering for the next event.Your Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.Stories covered on this session include -Brussels Airlines is doing an interesting promotion for their new Nairobi routing when in starts later this year by offering free chauffeur transfers to inbound pax to many destinations in the area, irrespective of class of travel.Qatar Airways' new CEO is bringing First Class back to the airline. CWT forms a partnership with carbon management company SQUAKE to "support the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in the business travel industry, at scale." In a related development, Agentivity and Trees4Travel enhance their partnership with an automated data feed from a client's TMC, to make carbon managment for corporate buyers even easier.SAS - Scandinavian Airlines gets US court approval for their chapter 11 restructuring plan.Lufthansa Group reveals the stats around the uptake of their green fares across the group's airlines.a Dutch court rules that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines misled customers about their sustainability claims.Michael O'Leary from Ryanair publicly condemns Boeing. You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
20:58 3/29/24
What's Up in Business Travel | DOT to Investigate all US Airlines
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to What’s Up in Business Travel for Week 12 of 2024.  This is a weekly podcast from BusinessTravel360,  where we update you on what’s up this week in the world of business travel.  This podcast is great for those who need to know what’s happening all in under 15 minutes.Topics covered during this podcast -February US Air sales near recordFebruary US Hotel rates climbDOT to investigate airlinesDutch Court rules KLM misled customersMillions of hotel doors vulnerable to attackUnited Airlines starts to allow air miles poolingJetBlue cuts cities and routesIndia’s newest airline, Fly91, takes offNew airline AJET takes offHilton plans new Hampton prototypeAmerican allows Wi-Fi purchase with milesStarlux to increase San Francisco serviceAlaska Airlines introduces WiFi subscription serviceQantas goes live with new NDC portalUK aims for electric flying taxi servicesTune in every Monday morning to get your weekly update.  We hope you will make this a regular part of your week and listen in while you on the move or sitting back and sipping your coffee.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
14:20 3/25/24
Linking the Travel Industry | Hilton Hotels & Resorts Acquires Graduate Hotels
Send us a Text Message.Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members.  We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with real audience members.  You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.com and registering for the next event.Your Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.Stories covered on this session include -Amadeus acquires Spanish payment firm Voxel.Munich Airport introduces a robot which sells snacks and drinks to travellers in the airport.Virgin Voyages targets digital nomads with month-long cruise packages, starting at $10,000 for two sharing.John Barnett, the Boeing whistleblower, is found dead.Spotnana launches a tool to help arrange event related travel.Hilton Hotels & Resorts will acquire Graduate Hotels for $210m. Space News & Extra StoriesYou can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
14:59 3/21/24
No Jet Stress | with Ted Finn, Cofounder of Uplift (Part 2)
Send us a Text Message.The NoJetStress Podcast is a traveler wellbeing podcast for frequent business travelers covering health and peak performance on the road as well as to help business travelers maintain optimal health and avoid burnout no matter how much they travel.   Christopher Babayode, a Corporate Travel Wellness Expert shares his insights on Traveler Wellness.This is episode,  Christopher discusses -Ted's first experience with the Uplift protocolHow to use Uplift as a business travellerHow Uplift plays with Tech and other complementary practicesIn the trenches with Uplift and serving shift workersTed's travel itinerary these daysYou can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created by Christopher Babayode and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  For more information about NoJetStress, visit us at NoJetStress.comSupport the Show.
33:42 3/20/24
The BTA | Clive & Andrew Discuss BTA Spring Conference & Look Ahead to BTA People & Talent Conference
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to The BTA Podcast.  In these podcasts we will endeavour to share our thoughts, concerns, optimism and build those all-important human connections with our Partners, Members and Guests.In their latest conversation Clive Wratten and Andrew Clarke look back at their highlights of the BTA Spring Conference, recent interactions with MPs and representatives at the DfT.  They look forward to the BTA People & Talent Conference, the next Innovation Hub, conversations with the Rail Minister Huw Merriman and attendance at the Northern Transit Summit.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created by The BTA and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  For more information about The BTA visit us at TheBTA.org.ukSupport the Show.
13:05 3/19/24
What's Up in Business Travel | Online Travel Companies Set New Records
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to What’s Up in Business Travel for Week 11 of 2024.  This is a weekly podcast from BusinessTravel360,  where we update you on what’s up this week in the world of business travel.  This podcast is great for those who need to know what’s happening all in under 15 minutes.Topics covered during this podcast -Online travel companies set a new recordTravel visa requirements are easingDOJ launches criminal probe into BoeingBoeing whistleblower found deadNorth American air on-time performance improvesSouthwest plans to reduce capacityHilton acquires Graduate HotelsChoice Hotels drops bid to takeover Wyndham HotelsQatar Airways & Aer Lingus launch partnershipSriLankan Airlines codeshares with Korean AirAlaska Airlines won't print boarding passes Frontier Airlines introduces a new seating optionPorter Airlines adds 2 California routesSpotnana launches 'Events'Finnair adopts Avios currencyTune in every Monday morning to get your weekly update.  We hope you will make this a regular part of your week and listen in while you on the move or sitting back and sipping your coffee.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
14:53 3/18/24
Linking the Travel Industry | with Alice Ferrari, CEO of Kyte, talks Ryanair Partnership
Send us a Text Message.Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members.  We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with real audience members.  You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.com and registering for the next event.Your Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.Stories covered on this session include - The JetBlue / Spirit Airlines merger is not going to happen.Mews, a cloud solution for hoteliers, raise €101m in funding.American Express adds virtual card payment options into American Express Global Business Travel's Neo1 platform. American Airlines announced a mega plane order.  But their cost-over-environment choice of one of the plane types is questioned by Maria Weber.The new Alaska Airlines electronic bagtag is a winner.British Airways announce £7 billion worth of investment news.Austrian Airlines's way of operating is costing them. Maria Weber lifts the lid on something quite unbelievable here.Air Passenger Duty is to increase in the UK, in a move described as disastrous by the UK travel industry.FESTIVE ROAD founding partner Paul Tilstone leaves the company to form a new business focusing on supplier consulting.RyanAir teams up with Kyte to offer full access to their inventory into the corporate travel space.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
20:51 3/14/24
Ben's Big Deal | Points Redemption Changes with Hyatt, Turkish Airlines & ANA
Send us a Text Message.The Ben's Big Deal Podcast is for anyone interested in getting a great deal with an airline, hotel or credit card.Ben Komenkul is a points & miles expert and share's the latest information so that you can take advantage of all the big deals out there and become a points master.In this episode,  Ben discusses -Changes with Turkish Airlines & ANA award redemptionDelta Airlines eliminates bag guarantee - some tipsUse your hotel points for experiencesHyatt makes changes to their award redemption - the good & badEarn over 300,000 points with Capital One Venture XYou can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created by Ben Komenkul and was edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  For more information about Ben's Big Deal visit BensBigDeal.com.Support the Show.
10:49 3/13/24
What's Up in Business Travel | NTSB investigating another Boeing 737 MAX
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to What’s Up in Business Travel for Week 10 of 2024.  This is a weekly podcast from BusinessTravel360,  where we update you on what’s up this week in the world of business travel.  This podcast is great for those who need to know what’s happening all in under 15 minutes.Topics covered during this podcast -Employers add 275,000 jobs FAA faults Boeing's quality control on 737 MaxNTSB investigating another Boeing 737 MAXAlaska Airlines passengers sue Boeing for $1BTMCs accept new normal, short Of 2019Delta Air Lines raises checked bag feeJetBlue & Spirit call off mergerAir India & Vistara merger gets approvalRyanair signs deal with KyteAddison Lee posts strong resultsAmerican Airlines confirms major aircraft orderIAG reports record annual operating profitTSA to test self-service screeningBritish Airways launches new website & appAmex cards integrate into Amex GBT's Neo1Navan enables direct connect for UnitedKayak launches image recognition toolTune in every Monday morning to get your weekly update.  We hope you will make this a regular part of your week and listen in while you on the move or sitting back and sipping your coffee.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
15:47 3/11/24
Linking the Travel Industry | JetBlue, American Airlines & United Airlines Increase Bag Fees
Send us a Text Message.Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members.  We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with real audience members.  You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.com and registering for the next event.Your Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.Stories covered on this session include -Spain plans to ban short-haul flights, however the news comes with plenty of exceptions and criticism. Just days after JetBlue and American Airlines announced price increases for checked bags, United Airlines does the same.... and transporting pets with IAG Cargo (one of the largest providers of this service globally) is now 400% more expensive as of today.Air India Limited announces non-stop services to Dallas, Los Angeles and Seattle coming soon.The RyanAir OTA partner of the week is (unexpectedly) On the Beach! Another week, another acquisition for TAG, this time it's Apex Travel in Australia. Sabre Corporation teams up with Atriis Technologies.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created, edited and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  Be sure to sign up for regular updates at BusinessTravel360.com - Enjoy!Support the Show.
17:16 3/8/24
No Jet Stress | with Ted Finn, Cofounder of Uplift (Part 1)
Send us a Text Message.The NoJetStress Podcast is a traveler wellbeing podcast for frequent business travelers covering health and peak performance on the road as well as to help business travelers maintain optimal health and avoid burnout no matter how much they travel.   Christopher Babayode, a Corporate Travel Wellness Expert shares his insights on Traveler Wellness.This is episode,  Christopher discusses -Introducing Ted Finn Global citizen, and million mile business traveller.Universal truths and the origin story of Uplift naturally.Cobbling together the best practices for beating jet lag when you have no clue.Drivers for a healthy jet lag travel solution.Consequences of being hypermobile – effects on mental, physical and emotional health.The role of modern science and ancient wisdom in solving jet lag.You can subscribe to this podcast by searching 'BusinessTravel360' on Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, iHeart, Pandora, Spotify, Alexa or your favorite podcast player.This podcast was created by Christopher Babayode and distributed by BusinessTravel360.  For more information about NoJetStress, visit us at NoJetStress.comSupport the Show.
30:13 3/6/24

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