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Viewpoint: To avoid going out of business, massive shift coming in business, leisure travel

The coming week is supposed to be one of the busiest travel weeks in the year. And yet, some airlines are cutting flights and taking routes out of rotation, fearing a sharp drop in passenger count in the coming weeks. Covid-19 is raging acro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2020

United Airlines just announced 8 new leisure routes in another shift away from business travel following heavy losses – here"s the full list

United CEO Scott Kirby said during a recent earnings call that business travel won't likely recover until 2024, opening up new leisure opportunities. A United Airlin.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 19th, 2020

Philadelphia is a top city for "bleisure" – business & leisure travel

Are visitors coming to Philadelphia for business or play? Both. It's a top place to find time to have fun while travelers take care of work......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

How The Pandemic Affected One Cannabis Company"s Online Business

As we all know by now, the COVID-19 pandemic created a massive shift in the way consumers spend money. Specifically, it caused a massive increase in e-commerce sales and an equally drastic decrease in sales at brick-and-mortar locations.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 10th, 2020

: Airline stocks blast off after upbeat news on potential COVID-19 vaccine

Shares of airline companies blasted off Monday, after upbeat news on a potential COVID-19 vaccine candidate from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE gave investors hope for a quick recovery in business and leisure travel......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2020

Southwest Airlines adds 3 new destinations, will sell full flights in December

Southwest Airlines is continuing the trend of adding destinations to its network in search of leisure traffic revenue with business travel still virtually nonexistent. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) will add service to Colorado Springs Municipal A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 27th, 2020

American Airlines exec sheds light on replacing lost business travel revenue

American Airlines, like other carriers, is trying to figure out how to fill the giant revenue hole created by business travel's demise. While leisure travel has gradually returned since the demand nadir this spring, business travel's return has been mu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2020

Born into crisis: The Greater Washington hotels that have delivered during the pandemic

The halt of business and group-related travel has brought the hospitality industry to its knees. But many hotels that were under construction prior to the Covid-19 pandemic have still delivered or will deliver in the coming months — though under le.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 14th, 2020

Alaska Airlines is launching new West Coast routes, joining the list of US airlines switching focus to leisure travelers – here"s the full list

Alaska Airlines is continuing its West Coast expansion with a focus on leisure routes as business travel shows few signs of meaningful recovery. Alaska Airlines just .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 24th, 2020

EBay activates plan to shift more business to UPS and away from Postal Service because of mail delays

The online auction site is a massive customer for the Postal Service: its second-largest retail customer, after only Amazon. Increasing unreliability of USPS delivery has led eBay to shift some of its business to private company UPS instead......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 19th, 2020

How a New Fighter Plane Could Disrupt the Defense Industry

The Air Force has designed, built, and flown a prototype for a new fighter jet in less than one year. Is the defense business in for a massive shift?.....»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 16th, 2020

With lack of business travel, Visit Milwaukee promotes fall leisure packages

Visit Milwaukee is working with hotel partners to drive travel to Milwaukee despite lack of business travel returning to the city during the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2020

Analysts: Business travel hasn"t improved in over 2 months

During a typical year, this would be the time airlines see traffic trends shift from the busy summer travel season to the fall, in which business travel takes a larger role. That calendar shift will be problematic for airlines this year, as cor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2020

Business travel hasn"t improved in over 2 months, and that"s bad news for airlines like American

During a typical year, this would be the time airlines see traffic trends shift from the busy summer travel season to the fall, in which business travel takes a larger role. That calendar shift will be problematic for airlines this year, as cor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2020

Business travel hasn"t improved in over 2 months, analysts say in blow to airlines like American

During a typical year, this would be the time airlines see traffic trends shift from the busy summer travel season to the fall, in which business travel takes a larger role. That calendar shift will be problematic for airlines this year, as corporate .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 2nd, 2020

Alaska Airlines courts leisure travelers with new routes to Wyoming ski resort

The move caters to a market that's recovering faster than business travel......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2020

Hyatt Regency cut 203 jobs since March, public records show

Throughout the state, hospitality workers have been among the hardest hit by layoffs since the Covid-19 pandemic shut down business and most leisure travel......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2020

MKE Brewing resumes tours, Travel Wisconsin promotes craft beer: Beer Biz MKE

The Milwaukee Business Journal’s Beer Biz MKE blog looks at every corner of Milwaukee’s beer industry from distribution and canning to production and beer events. Follow along for updates on breweries coming and leaving town and the biggest tr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2020

Dispensed: Coronavirus hospitalizations are rising again — Healthcare CEOs avoid donations to Trump — Tech titans take on healthcare

Crystal Cox/Business Insider Hello,  Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider's weekly healthcare newsletter.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Here's what it's like to travel during the coronavirus outbreakSee Also:C.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 26th, 2020

Hotels compete on cleanliness as business trickles back

Hotels are still mostly empty; in the U.S., occupancy stood at 37% the week ending May 30. But leisure travel is starting to pick up, and hotels see.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 8th, 2020

Viewpoint: Business in the yellow phase brings hope

As businesses continue to open in the coming weeks, balancing the health and safety of the public while attempting to jump-start a crippled economy will be no easy task......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 25th, 2020