Intelligence

Corporations prioritise employee experience alongside digital transformation in T&E: Amadeus

Accelerating the digital transformation of travel and expense (T&E) will be vital to improving the employee experience and achieving corporate goals next year, according to a new study conducted by Forrester Consulting, commissioned by...

Duty of care gap exists for remote working and bleisure travel: BCD Travel

More than three-quarters of business travellers say their employer treats traveller health, safety and security as a priority, but only 36% of travellers say their employer unconditionally takes care of their safety and security...

Health and safety remain top concern for APAC corporate travellers: SAP Concur

SAP Concur has released new research that finds Asia-Pacific (APAC) corporate travellers are concerned about the continuing health and safety threats from Covid-19, even as they retain high interest in travelling and seek steps...

New Sabre survey reveals shifting shape of corporate travel

An increase in bookings, a switch to low-cost carriers, and a focus on new technology are the results of a fresh survey of corporate travel agents and TMCs in Asia-Pacific, according to technology provider...

EIC study reveals widespread DEI dissatisfaction

There is widespread Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) dissatisfaction among event professionals, minority groups and women, according to Events Industry Council's (EIC) 2022 Equity Benchmarking Study. The study was done in partnership with its global...

More in-person connections to happen in 2023: AMEX GBT

Meeting professionals expect in-person events and budgets to increase in 2023, according to the 12th annual Global Meetings & Events Forecast, produced by American Express Meetings & Events, a division of American Express Global...

Business travel is back, but headwinds push full recovery into 2025 and 2026: GBTA

The global business travel industry is on its way toward full recovery to 2019 pre-pandemic spending levels of US$1.4 trillion, but recovery has hit some headwinds. Just as many Covid-related recovery conditions have improved, many...

Corporates focus investments in hybrid events and new tech: Pico

Embracing digital transformation, hybrid events, sustainability, and new technology such as metaverse and data analytics are top-of-mind items to invest in for businesses, a newly-released market survey from Pico Group reveals. “Audience behaviour has changed...

Technology tops CTMs’ agenda, TMCs remain relevant in new business travel climate: GBTA and...

Business travel and the role of the travel manager have both changed significantly during the pandemic. As business travel returns, many are questioning what changes will become permanent, and how the industry will continue...

APAC business travel market experiences significant resurgence: Cvent

Meetings, events, travel and hospitality technology provider Cvent has recently released its Cvent Travel Managers Report which provides in-depth insights into current corporate travel trends and activity across regions. For Asia-Pacific, findings include: Corporate travel managers expect...