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With its core business reliant on the ailing corporate-travel sector, the Chicago hotel giant is hunting growth in a decidedly less straitlaced space.

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COVID travel ban on international visitors lifted Crain

(6 days ago) The new rules for international travel will take effect in “early November,” White House Covid-19 coordinator Jeff Zients said. European airline stocks gained following news of the changes

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COVID business travel drop costs Chicago hotels $2.2

(4 days ago) With business travel still suffering and a turnaround months away, Chicago's hotel industry heads into winter—with its drop in tourism—at a disadvantage to warm-climate rivals. The still

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CEOs are dooming business travel—maybe for good Crain's

(Just Now) (Bloomberg)—Business travel as we’ve known it is a thing of the past. From Pfizer Inc., Michelin and LG Electronics Inc. to HSBC Holdings Plc, Hershey Co., …

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Will Business Travel Come All the Way Back After COVID-19

(8 days ago) The return of the corporate jet set is vital to keeping the recovery in air travel going. U.S. airlines have benefited from a robust snapback in leisure travel, and some are now eyeing their first

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COVID-19 Chicago travel guidelines updated

(3 days ago) A.D. Quig. Bloomberg. Chicago’s Department of Public Health is again revamping its travel guidelines to a two-tiered, orange and yellow system. Starting Friday, states will be …

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People with full COVID vaccinations can travel, CDC says

(Just Now) U.S. air travel has begun rebounding -- 1.6 million people passed through TSA checkpoints on Thursday, well above the 124,000 who did so …

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Chicago launches new COVID travel advisory Crain's

(Just Now) The city of Chicago is revamping its quarantine travel advisory amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. Under the new Emergency Travel Order, which takes effect Friday, states will …

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Chicago travelers must quarantine if they come from COVID

(9 days ago) NOV. 3 UPDATE: The city of Chicago is revamping its quarantine travel advisory amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. Under the new Emergency Travel Order, which takes …

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COVID stimulus money being spent on travel Crain's

(3 days ago) Travel-related searches were already popular before news hit Friday that Americans would begin receiving stimulus payments, and they increased …

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President Biden hints Europe travel to return soon Crain

(1 days ago) Subscribe. (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Joe Biden signaled progress toward lifting a ban on travel from Europe, raising hopes for a full reopening of the almost $40 billion North Atlantic air

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Airlines say travel rebounding faster than expected

(6 days ago) “Business travel and long-haul international are starting to show encouraging signs,” American Chief Financial Officer Derek Kerr said at an annual transport conference by Wolfe Research

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Lightfoot warns on variant as Chicago adds to travel advisory

(6 days ago) Amid an increase in COVID-19 cases nationwide, the city of Chicago is adding new states to its travel advisory and warning unvaccinated residents about the more contagious delta variant.

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Biden and Johnson vow to speed up U.S.-U.K. travel return

(1 days ago) The lack of a clear time frame for the travel task force “again falls short of providing airlines, businesses and consumers with much needed certainty,” Virgin Atlantic Chief Executive Officer

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O'Hare last in J.D. Power survey Crain's Chicago Business

(6 days ago) 2 days ago · “Airport customer satisfaction reached all-time highs when passenger volumes were severely suppressed by the pandemic, but as leisure travel rebounded sharply throughout the …

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Don't travel to Indiana, Chicago health officials advise

(4 days ago) The city warns our neighbor state could join Wisconsin on Chicago's emergency travel order unless it cuts coronavirus cases. Indiana is headed for …

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Travel industry rebound threatened by hiring troubles

(Just Now) The industry is hiring thousands pilots and flight attendants more than a year after trimming jobs as travel collapsed with the coronavirus pandemic. Reservation agents …

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Hyatt acquisition of Apple Vacations signals shift to

(4 days ago) Hyatt Hotels isn't sure when or if people will travel again for business like they did before the pandemic. So it's betting bigger on beaches. The Chicago-based hotel giant's announcement this

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Why We Need COVID-19 Vaccine Passports, and Why We Will

(7 days ago) Additionally, the travel industry, particularly air, hotels, cruise lines and rail, have been overwhelmingly impacted by COVID-19.They are all ripe to welcome back …

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Chicago COVID metrics improve, travel quarantines ended

(9 days ago) Travel restrictions loosen even more as Chicago's latest COVID measures show the lowest case counts and test positivity rates since the pandemic began, the city's health chief says.

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O'Hare recovers slower than some rivals as business travel

(9 days ago) As air travel begins to recover from the pandemic, O'Hare International Airport is lagging some rivals in the middle of the country as business and international flights take a back seat to

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Brace Yourself: Long-Haul Travel May Not Get Going Until

(Just Now) (Bloomberg) — As coronavirus vaccines started rolling out late last year, there was a palpable sense of excitement. People began browsing travel

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Coronavirus is the latest attack on premium travel

(Just Now) Coronavirus is the latest attack on premium travel. Revenue in the airline industry will rebound after a few years. Business-class travel won't, an analyst says, dealing a …

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Travel nightmares may scrub August vacation plans Crain

(5 days ago) The 31-year-old physician scrambled to find a same-day ticket, but balked at the $1,800 fare. She ended up using her sister’s hotel voucher to stay …

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United Airlines CEO says business travel demand will lag

(3 days ago) Since travel collapsed in March and April, U.S. carriers have slashed payrolls, parked jets, raised billions of dollars through debt deals and received $25 billion in federal payroll support.

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U.S. Eases Travel Warning for Many Nations as Pandemic

(1 days ago) The department changed its travel warnings Tuesday for many nations from level 4, or “do not travel,” to level 3, “reconsider travel,” according to the agency’s website. In a statement

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COVID vaccinations boost travel industry Crain's Chicago

(6 days ago) As the U.S. vaccination rollout has sped up, so, too, have requests for vaxications.“We have seen a 25% increase in travel inquiries since the first round of vaccinations became available

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Chicago's loosens COVID emergency travel order

(7 days ago) The city hasn't enforced the travel order by fining rule-breakers, but officials have said it's been a valuable education tool for travelers. More Illinois struggles to keep track of new

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Post-COVID travel to Chicago set to pick up, raising hopes

(5 days ago) It's desperately needed good news for hotel investors that have been starved for business as the pandemic stifles travel demand. But for many, this year's peak visitation months come with

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Hyatt's Apple Leisure acquisition signals business travel

(4 days ago) Its high-end, midweek travel-heavy portfolio "is suffering probably the worst" from the pandemic among various hotel types, as one hotel-industry analyst tells Crain’s this week.

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Travel meltdown unlikely to ground O'Hare revamp Crain's

(4 days ago) The downturn in travel caused by COVID-19 is unprecedented. Airports Council International had forecast global passenger traffic would reach 9.5 billion passengers this year, up 4.6 percent from 2019.

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Less COVID travel means fewer bed bugs

(6 days ago) But less travel during the Covid-19 pandemic has helped keep away these unwanted visitors: bed bugs. Pest professionals have gotten fewer calls over the last year in …

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What COVID coronavirus pandemic will change about flying

(4 days ago) The decline of business travel poses the biggest threat to the industry. Premium-class travelers account for about 5% of traffic but 30% of airline revenue , allowing carriers to offer economy

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COVID-19 airline industry recovery signals in 2021 Crain

(5 days ago) Travel-pass promotions from carriers such as China Eastern Airlines Corp., which is offering unlimited flights for a single price, have proved popular, while …

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Travel trends in 2020 Crain's Chicago Business

(Just Now) A couple of throwback concepts—travel clubs and hotel clubs—will get cool again, spas become high-tech, cruises get greener, and more to spot in …

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How the coronavirus is having an impact on business and travel

(9 days ago) Thermal scanners screen passengers passing through a quarantine station at Narita Airport in Japan on Jan. 22. (Bloomberg) — A rapidly spreading viral outbreak is …

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How travel sports teams disrupt life for Chicago-area

(9 days ago) The costs associated with travel sports make them emblematic of the growing inequality nationwide. In the Chicago area, club fees range from $1,000 to $5,000 a year—which doesn't include

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Travel rebound ends need for United furloughs Crain's

(1 days ago) The strengthening rebound in travel means United Airlines is unlikely to furlough employees when the latest round of federal coronavirus aid funding runs out this fall.

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Cancel your trip because of coronavirus

(3 days ago) Travel companies have varying responses to requests for refunds. Expedia Group Inc.’s vacation-rental site VRBO hasn’t extended its cancellation or refund …

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United sees slight uptick in travel demand

(6 days ago) Travel demand all but came to a halt in April as the coronavirus outbreak spread throughout the U.S. Other carriers are reporting a moderate increase …

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Orbitz founder Katz launches B-to-B travel platform Journera

(4 days ago) Travel companies have been perfecting their ability to capture and collect data about their customers. But they don't share it, mainly for competitive reasons. Journera is going to play the

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One of world's first zero-emission gas power plants to be

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President Biden to visit Chicago to discuss COVID

(9 days ago) 21 hours ago · President Joe Biden will make his first presidential visit to Chicago next week "to highlight the importance of COVID-19 vaccine requirements for businesses," the …

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U.S. household net worth hits record Crain's Chicago

(1 days ago) 2 hours ago · (Bloomberg)—U.S. household net worth surged to a fresh record in the second quarter as Americans enjoyed an ebullient stock market and the largest-ever …

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El Milagro workers walk off the job Crain's Chicago Business

(7 days ago) 16 hours ago · The temporary work stoppage comes as grocery stores around the city struggle to stock the tortilla-maker's products. Ally Marotti. iStock. Workers at El Milagro’s tortilla manufacturing

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Failed suburban Chicago condo project becoming apartments

(2 days ago) 17 hours ago · An Oak Brook apartment developer has acquired Birchwood on Sterling, a 719-unit housing complex with a messy past. Alby Gallun. CoStar Group. An Oak Brook developer has paid more than $100 million

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New Cook County board map released Crain's Chicago Business

(7 days ago) 17 hours ago · A.D. Quig. Without opposition, the Cook County Board has approved the new legislative map for the 17 commissioner districts they represent. At …

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