Intelligence

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...

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 –...