STM Travel News - November 2018

Updated: Jul 2

November 6, 2018

THE DISTRIBUTION ISSUE, WHERE ARE WE NOW & WHERE ARE WE GOING?


Business Travel News is providing us with an in-depth look at the way content is pushed through the "pipelines" and how over the years content gaps have formed. The industry as a whole plans to move towards a new omni-channel distribution system that could alleviate some of these voids. Direct connects and NDC will change the industry as we know it, but what does all of these mean for travel managers, travel management companies, and the business travelers themselves? More 






NEW STUDY REVEALS EXACTLY HOW FAR IN ADVANCE TO BOOK


Airfare changes rapidly and on average fluctuates over 60 times within a 11-month period. So, when exactly should you book? Should you hold out for those last-minute deals, or should you plan far in advance to get the best fares available? CheapAir.com's annual study of more than 917 million fares from 3 million trips reveal the best times to book. More


HILTON INTRODUCES MOTTO

We're are excited to introduce a new hotel brand to our portfolio: Motto by Hilton, an affordable lifestyle brand that will provide guests with unique experiences in the world's most sought-after cities. This global brand will be made up of a carefully curated portfolio of hotels in the most desirable urban destinations throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.


5 TRAVEL APPS THAT WILL HELP PUT YOUR MIND AT EASE

Airports are becoming increasingly crowded and there are more options/amenities available to travelers than ever before. These apps will help you take full advantage of all that is available to you and help keep you updated in case of last minute changes. More


THE ARRIVALS - THE BEST TRAVELER AD OF 2018

This emotional video from SAS, the Scandinavian airline, tugs at your heartstrings. It's a brilliantly produced video that focuses on the beauty of travel and how travel changes us for the better.


17 HOURS AND 25 MIN. A LOOK AT THE WORLD'S LONGEST FLIGHT

Singapore Airlines flight SQ22 is now available as the longest flight in the world spanning over 10,300 miles from Singapore to New York (Newark New Jersey to be exact). The impressive air-bus that services this route does not offer any basic economy seats, is extremely efficient, offers 161 seats and can hold over 100 tons of fuel. CNN's Richard Quest was on the maiden voyage and has offered an inside look at the flight. More


"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." ― Saint Augustine


#STMTravelNews #ShortsTravelManagement #TravelNews #BTN #BusinessTravelNews #Airfare #AdvancedBooking #Hilton #MottoByHilton #BestTravelAd2018 #WorldsLongestFlight #SingaporeAirlines #TravelApps

1203 West Ridgeway Avenue   Waterloo, IA, 50701   (888) 625-0209

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Instagram
  • YouTube
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • Twitter

© 2020 Short's Travel Management