Intelligence

APAC business travellers put personal safety above all else: SAP Concur

Concerns over personal safety while on the road, as well as frustration that some companies seemingly put self-interests ahead of employee needs, are some of the challenges employees face while on business trips, revealed...

MICE opportunities abound in Asia: Cvent report

Events management software company Cvent released the inaugural Asia edition of the Cvent Planner Sourcing Report, in response to growing sourcing volume and MICE activity in the region. “Asia continues to grow in popularity as...

Amadeus predicts five tech trends for business travel in SE Asia

‘Super apps’, voice-enabled bookings and 5G roll-out will have a significant impact on business travel in 2020, according to a new paper released by travel technology company Amadeus. Despite the growth of technologies that make...

CWT: Positives outweigh negatives at work when travelling for business

Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that business travellers feel that positives outweigh negatives at work (92%) and at home (82%) when travelling for business. Travellers from the Americas are the most...

Moderate growth and optimistic industry outlook for 2020: AMEX M&E

Reports of economic and political instability have not dampened the outlook of the meetings industry, finds the 2020 Global Meetings and Events Forecast by American Express Meetings & Events (AMEX M&E), a division of...

CWT M&E projects growth in 2020 despite challenging headwinds

CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E), the global meetings and events division of CWT, revealed in its 2020 Future Trends Report that the US$840 billion meetings industry is poised for an 8% growth in...

UFI: Asia-Pacific’s exhibition industry growth is unparalleled

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, released the 15th edition of the Trade Fair Industry in Asia annual report, which provides complete data on the development of trade fairs and supporting facilities...

New GBTA, HRS report: business travellers want personalised options and efficient payment systems

Business travellers want hotel options that are convenient, personalised and competitively priced with amenities, according to a report, Travel Lodging Program Adoption: How the Traveller Experience Impacts Program Adoption. New research from the report –...

Young business travellers prefer solo sightseeing and social workspaces: Hilton

Young business travellers aged between 23-35 and who attend meetings on the road have revealed to Hilton Hotels & Resorts in a survey that while buzzing social environment and in-person interactions during regular work...

CWT & GBTA: Global travel industry prices forecast to slowdown next year

According to the sixth annual Global Travel Forecast, published today by CWT and GBTA, prices in the global travel industry are likely to slow in 2020 – with flights rising a modest 1.2%, hotels...