The world is full of hotels, and different reservation channels offer the same hotels at different prices. For business travellers and companies, centralising reservations is the best way to ensure the maximum benefits from staying at hotels. The hotel selection we offer to our clients compiles over one million international alternatives from all major channels.
Press Release: Hotel Monitor 2019: American Express Global Business Travel Report Finds Buyers Facing a Complex Pricing Landscape
Global Business Consulting team forecasts a wide range of hotel rate fluctuations across regions in 2019, as buyers prepare for RFP season
If the traditional, large hotel chains are a bit too cookie-cutter for you and you (or your company) are not digging the Airbnb experience, don’t worry. There are plenty of new boutique-style hotels out there that are from suppliers your travel program likely already has ties to. Here’s a guide to some of the so-called “lifestyle” hotels that have popped up in the last few years.
Scandic Hotels Group has acquired Restel’s hotel operations in Finland. Today, Scandic has 230 hotels in operation and under development, 28 of which are in Finland. Restel’s portfolio includes 43 hotels in Finland. Following the acquisition, Scandic will have a nationwide hotel coverage in Finland. All the new hotels will be rebranded to Scandic feel and look by the end of June, 2018. The rebranding is already ongoing - read more about it here.
Do you know where traveller profile information is used or why flight fares may change? See here for frequently asked questions from travellers and travel arrangers, along with replies from SMT’s experts. We want to thank everyone who participated in the brainstorming.
What makes up the day of a travel expert? How many clicks are needed before your booking is in order and you have the tickets in your email inbox? Let’s have a look at a typical workday for Kaisa Pouttu.
Of course, anyone who regularly travels for business or works in the travel department of a company knows how much the airline carriers look for clever ways to jack up prices. Hotels are no different, and they are earning a staggering amount of money doing so. Find out the eight hidden costs and how to avoid them.
A growing number of people are already booking leisure trips online directly from airlines or through various search engines and websites. Booking business trips from travel agencies’ online services is also becoming increasingly popular. If you are having doubts, read our tips that will help you utilise these services to the full.
Making hotel bookings all around the Internet may seem quick and easy but, in fact, it is not the safest or the most economical method. Why? Read the main facts.