I am writing to you today as I am attending the annual meeting of the GBTA (Global Business Travel Association). This is where all the major airlines, hotels, and car rental companies of the world come together and strut their stuff. Things are changing fast in the travel world and at this meeting, we heard from the CEO’s of United Airlines, Hyatt Hotels, and Boeing. Plus we had a little fun hearing from legendary sportscaster Bob Costas. Last night our company sponsored a dinner cruise sailing on Lake Michigan for our customers and business partners attending GBTA. The view of the Chicago skyline at sunset was breathtaking.
Here are a few tidbits from the first day of GBTA
Are taxis making a comeback? – A funny thing happened at Chicago O’Hare Airport. It used to be when you arrived at O’Hare that the taxi line would be a block long and take 30 minutes to get a cab. Along comes Uber and Lyft and they start grabbing a large piece of all those rides and originally offered prices half the price of Taxies. When I arrived on Sunday night my Uber app said it would cost $90 to get to my hotel so I decided to check out a taxi ride. It turns out that since so many people now use Uber that the line for a taxi was only 10 people long and the price was $56, which saved me $34. Maybe taxi’s are making a comeback.
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