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Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite?
Travel

Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite?

Airbnb and Uber both announced new services exclusively targeting businesses, but will travelers look beyond a host of security and regulatory issues plaguing the sharing economy?
Geoff Weiss
Hilton's $550 Million Mobile Push Will Turn Smartphones Into Hotel Room Keys
Business Travel

Hilton's $550 Million Mobile Push Will Turn Smartphones Into Hotel Room Keys

The initiative is aimed at younger travelers who are increasingly placing hotel reservations on mobile phones.
Geoff Weiss
Startup Aims to Meet Tech Challenges of Dining Industry
Food Businesses

Startup Aims to Meet Tech Challenges of Dining Industry

Red Book Connect's solutions for the four biggest issues restaurants face are already embraced by large numbers of businesses.
Adam Toren
What – or Who – is Driving Hotel Updates?
Suitcase Entrepreneur

What – or Who – is Driving Hotel Updates?

Hotels are rethinking front desks and guestrooms. While they're driven by millennials, many of these changes have been long in coming.
Longtime Owner Sells TGI Fridays for $800 Million

Longtime Owner Sells TGI Fridays for $800 Million

After nearly four decades of ownership, Carlson sold the restaurant chain to two private-equity firms.
Kate Taylor
Our Annual Picks for the Best in Business Travel
Business Travel

Our Annual Picks for the Best in Business Travel

The people, companies and locations that are improving the way we get around and our experience once we get there.
Bruce Schoenfeld
Business Travel

The Road Warrior's Secret Defense: A Portable Pharmacy

For about $25 you can replicate this frequent business traveler's arsenal, keep illness at bay and ensure that your trip is a productive one.
Paula Phelan
Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?
Richard Branson

Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?

The billionaire has announced plans for a 240-room hotel in trendy Nashville, Tenn., following additional slated properties in Chicago and New York.
Geoff Weiss
Capturing a Sliver of Your Business Trip for Yourself
Business Travel

Capturing a Sliver of Your Business Trip for Yourself

A corporate nomad explains her discovery of ways to absorb the amazing places in her travels while still accomplishing her business goals.
Paula Phelan
Wedding Checklist: DJ, Photographer...Social Media Manager?
Social Media

Wedding Checklist: DJ, Photographer...Social Media Manager?

W Hotels in New York is offering a $3,000 service to document your wedding on social media. #itwasinevitable
Wendy Frink
The Top Brands in Food Service, Hotels, Retail and More
Branding 2014

The Top Brands in Food Service, Hotels, Retail and More

These brands took the No. 1 spot in various categories. Here's why.
Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.
Technology

Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.

Fourteen things you need to know now if you're headed to the big event in Austin, Texas.
Alyson Shontell
Growth Strategies

The Secret Behind This Legendary Hollywood Hotel's 50-Year Run

The Sunset Marquis isn't just a place where entertainment icons stay and play--it's a Hollywood legend in its own right. Here's your all-access pass.
Jason Ankeny
Tipping While Traveling: Whom to Tip and How Much
Growth Strategies

Tipping While Traveling: Whom to Tip and How Much

Almost everyone knows to tip 15 to 20 percent of the bill for restaurant servers, but what about hotel staff, shuttle drivers and others who help you along your trip? Here's some advice.
Jacqueline Whitmore