Business Travel 360

Linking the Travel Industry - Week 47

November 29, 2022 By Riaan, Ann & Aash Season 1 Episode 18
Business Travel 360
Linking the Travel Industry - Week 47
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Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members.  We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with real audience members.  You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.com and registering for the next event.

Your Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.

Stories covered on this session include -

  • The changes happening in both India with Tata Group and what they are doing with AirAsia India, as well as in Singapore with Singapore Airlines, Scoot and TigerAir, and how those are related.
  • The challenges of the Korean Air / Asiana Airlines merger, and how that is impacted by the Delta Air Lines JV with Korean.
  • Confirming the opportunity within the Africa business travel market, Marriott International is opening up to 30 new hotels on the continent. 
  • Shai Weiss from Virgin Atlantic calls out Heathrow for their high fees. Clive Wratten wrote about this here, saying it is unacceptable for the UK to have one of the most expensive airports in the world
  • Remember when we could fly with no concerns about the liquids in our luggage? That might come back.
  • British Airways launched a new platform they call CO2llaborate.
  • And on the same topic, Shashank Nigam ✈ takes us through the good and the bad about the carbon offset options offered by Air Canada.
  • Bonus Stories

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Changes happening in both India with Tata Group and AirAsia India, as well as in Singapore with Singapore Airlines & Scoot
Within the Africa business travel market, Marriott International is opening up to 30 new hotels
Shai Weiss from Virgin Atlantic calls out Heathrow for their high fees
Remember when we could fly with no concerns about the liquids?
British Airways launched a new platform they call CO2llaborate
Good and the bad about the carbon offset options
Bonus Stories