Uber's popularity surges; business travelers avoiding taxis

...Mike McCormick, the executive director of the Global Business Travel Association, says many companies are worried about...Washington, D.C., Uber represented 49 percent of business travel rides. Taxis, limos and airport shuttles still reigned...

Fed survey finds US economy growing at moderate pace

...lower gas prices were causing some buyers to switch from cars to SUVs.Various districts reported that tourism and business travel seemed to be rebounding following the harsh winter.The report found that labor markets were showing modest improvements...

Business travel changes post-9-11

...airlines" forecast. How quickly business travel bounces back is an open question...Kevin Mitchell, chairman of the Business Travel Coalition, an advocacy group...McInerney, head of the National Business Travel Association, reports that corporate...

Business travel reaches plateau

...fewer people are taking them, meaning those who do travel do so more often. "There will be a decline in demand for business travel services as you scan the horizon," predicted Peter Yesawich, whose international marketing firm also tracks travel...

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Companies cut back on business travel

...The greatest part of the decrease has been caused by business travel, especially to corporate meetings, trade shows and...slowdowns, the vacation market typically trailed business travel belt-tightening by about six months, so industry...

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Views of business travel differ for men, women When it comes to business travel, women and men have surprisingly different views. A new survey by New York University's Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Travel Administration and Wyndham Hotels...

Business digest

...vice president at the Chubb Group of Insurance Cos. who spends half her work time traveling, offers the following business travel tips: - Keep a separate travel set of toiletries and cosmetics that you never unpack at home. Wrap clothing in dry...

Business travelers find less luxury on the road

...how much they can pay for flights, car rentals and hotel rooms. "Prices of business travel have gone up, but companies have struggled to contain business travel expenses," said Craig Lanza, who edited this year's business survey for for...

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Business Briefs: Dow Jones closes with slight gain

...the Dow Jones industrial average rose 4.62 to 6,489.02.Business fares hit record levelNEW YORK - The cost of business travel reached record levels in November, while leisure fares dropped, American Express reports. The average one-way...

Direct flight from Augusta to D.C. to resume in the spring

...US Airways operated a daily direct flight between Augusta and Reagan National for about two years. It targeted business travel by officials with Fort Gordon, Savannah River Site, National Security Agency and Georgia Regents University.Because...