Travel managers may be familiar with the benefits of virtual cards: They provide a payment solution for those who don't have corporate cards, and they reduce fraud, time filing expenses and time reconciling transactions, and that all adds up to cost savings. Hotel solutions company...

Half of US travelers aged 20-36 regularly or occasionally stay in an Airbnb or another home-sharing accommodation, but less than one in four say it’s their preferred type of lodging, according to the 2018 Future of Millennial Travel Report. Full-service hotels are the top choice for...

Hyatt Hotels Corp. has enacted a stricter cancellation policy across its system for hotel reservations made or altered after Jan. 1. Bookings canceled within 48 hours of a guest's stay will incur a fee. The move is in line with policies established by Marriott and...

Marriott’s new cancellation policy, which includes a one room-night penalty for cancellation within 48 hours of check-in, is not popular with travel managers and business travelers. In a poll conducted by the Business Travel Coalition, 59 percent of respondents indicated that they would likely book...

The world's largest hotel chain recently announced that customers must give at least 48-hours’ notice if they plan to cancel a reservation -- or cough up a fee equivalent to one night's stay. The new policy applies to hotels in the United States, Canada, Caribbean...

One of the first thing many of us do when getting to our hotel room is adjust the thermostat to our liking. The fact is, many of us do not have the control that we think we do. The humble hotel wall thermostat, once just...

The average corporate negotiated hotel rate will increase by between 3.25 percent and 4 percent in 2017, according to a recent analysis by Bjorn Hanson, a clinical professor with the NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism. This RFP...

Perched in the Hollywood Hills, The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills emulates the best of cosmopolitan chic and California cool. Timeless, impeccable style, a stunning rooftop pool, world-class service and a 2,600-square-foot fitness center are hallmarks of this luxury hotel. With creative and surprising menus,...

To tip or not to tip, and if yes, when and how much for what services? For many travelers, the rules are murky. How much to tip often depends on the circumstance, and there’s a wide variety of opinions on the matter. From airport skycaps...

Lost your license or wallet stolen? You can still fly, but be prepared to explain to TSA. For what to do if you lose your driver's license while traveling, click here....

REVOLUTIONIZING THE WAY BUSINESS TRAVELS