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€145 billion of lost revenue for global exhibition industry due to Covid-19: updated UFI...

UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has released updated numbers that reflect the impact that tradeshow postponements and cancellations are having for both the exhibiting companies as well as for the tradeshow...

€23 billion of lost revenue for global exhibition industry: UFI study

UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has released data that reflect how much tradeshow postponements and cancellations are costing both the industry and exhibiting companies. “Globally, the fact that more than 500 tradeshows...

Millennial business travellers in APAC driving post-digital tech wave

Millennial travellers are driving corporate travel towards a post-digital era in Asia-Pacific, as their exceptionally high use of digital channels is being met by mounting frustrations with existing offerings, according to a new report...

Business events grew in 2019; effects of Covid-19 in 2020 remain to be seen:...

According to the 29th Meetings Market Survey by PCMA's Convene magazine, meeting attendance continued to increase in 2019, as the business events industry experienced yet another year of consecutive growth. “Most survey participants expected continued...

Coronavirus can jeopardise the global business travel industry: GBTA

According to a new lightning poll released today by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), coronavirus could potentially cost the industry US$46.6 billion per month. That translates into US$559.7 billion annually, or 37% of...

Positive operating profits for 2019; 2020 uncertain due to Covid-19: UFI

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has released the latest edition of its flagship Global Barometer research. Notably, the report confirms strong industry performance for 2019, but also a higher level of uncertainty...

Stable air prices amid global uncertainty: AMEX GBT

The Air Monitor 2020 – published by American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) – predicts that political and economic uncertainty across the globe will contribute to a continued slowdown in demand growth for air...

Homelife deterioration and pressure on colleagues are top of business travellers’ minds: CWT

An independent research commissioned by CWT has revealed that homelife deterioration and pressure on colleagues are the two biggest worries that affect frequent business travellers across the world. When it comes to their personal life,...

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...