Monthly Archives: March 2016

New business travel study says average per diem is now $319/day

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The average daily cost for meals, car rentals, and hotels for business travel in the U.S. rose to $319 per day according to the recently released 2016 Corporate Travel Index compiled by Business Travel News.. For the third straight year San Francisco edged New York City as having the highest priced city per diems in […]


Slow Wi-Fi Internet speed on airplanes about to get lightning fast

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A new second generation of faster Wi-Fi has just been announced by GoGo that will hopefully speed up the painfully slow Wi-Fi offered by airlines on international flights. GoGo has been testing the new service on two airplanes recently and announced last week that significant progress has been made in the new upgraded service. My […]


Wave of spring break travelers is about to hit airports this week

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The massive annual wave of spring break travelers is about to hit airports around the country this week. This means security lines will be extra-long, parking lots full and patience will be in short supply. If you are traveling during the next 5 weeks you will want to arrive at the airport extra early, especially […]


Travel Executive thinks the airlines have “killed the goose that lays the golden egg”

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For Immediate  Release Monday, March 14, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Phone: 402.458.9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com Travel Executive thinks the airlines have “killed the goose that lays the golden egg” Airline frequent flyer programs reach tipping point as majority say they are hard if not impossible to use A new survey of travelers authored by […]


Delta’s new CEO wants to make finding free seats harder

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New Delta CEO Glen Hauenstein wants to give away fewer frequent flyer award tickets in the future, saying “We want people to be able to use those miles not to fly for free but to control your experience.” Of the big three domestic airlines (American, Delta, United) Delta was already at the bottom of my […]


Fear of Zika virus explodes as 49% of travelers say they won’t travel to infected areas this year

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For Immediate  Release Monday, March 7, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Phone: 402.458.9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com Fear of Zika virus explodes as 49% of travelers say they won’t travel to infected areas this year Major decline of travel this year to South and Central America, and Caribbean expected if facts not considered A new survey of […]


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