Intelligence

77% of frequent flyers in Asia expect to travel in the next 12 months:...

New research released by Collinson’s Priority Pass has revealed that pre-pandemic frequent flyers are ready to get back on a plane, as 77% of travellers in Asia-Pacific expect to travel more in the next...

Three in four are willing to travel for business: GBTA

The Global Business Travel Association's (GBTA) latest poll has revealed that three in four GBTA buyer and procurement respondents feel their employees are ‘willing’ or ‘very willing’ to travel for business in the current...

Business travel gathers momentum; seismic shift to more flexible working arrangements: GBTA

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has found in its recent poll that nearly one-quarter of its respondents have shared that their company has resumed non-essential business travel, or that the company has in...

71% deem virtual/online events very or extremely important: Pico

The Pico Group has released fresh industry research to reveal what has fundamentally changed in event experiential marketing, how well equipped are professionals to deal with challenges, and where brands are seeing success and...

Four in five frequent travellers’ jobs impacted by lack of business travel: Collinson

New research conducted by Collinson – a global company in traveller experiences and medical assistance – from a total of 18,500 travellers in 2019 and 12,607 travellers in 2020, has revealed how significant the...

Air travellers gaining confidence, time to get back to business: IATA

Travellers are growing more confident when it comes to travelling again by air, are increasingly frustrated with current travel restrictions, and are more accepting of a travel app to manage health credentials to allow...

Global exhibition industry shrunk by 68% in 2020: UFI

UFI has released an updated Covid-19 damage assessment for the global exhibition and tradeshow industry, where figures revealed that global industry revenues for 2020 dropped by 68% compared to 2019. This result is based on...

Diversification, digitisation and duty of care to drive APAC’s business travel recovery

A revival in Asia-Pacific's (APAC) business travel will vary across sectors and will accelerate revenue diversification and digitisation in the industry, according to executives from business travel agencies. The perspectives were shared in Amadeus’ new...

Hybrid meetings the way forward for APAC’s MICE: AMEX GBT

According to the 2021 Global Meetings and Events Forecast from American Express Meetings & Events, a division of American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), hybrid meetings are the first step in the return of...

Half of APEC’s planners keen on in-person meetings

Half of APEC's (Asia Pacific excluding China) meeting planners surveyed by Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s travel programme, are planning to continue with offline events as businesses adapt to the new normal. However, there is a...