Intelligence

APAC dominates world’s busiest air routes by passenger numbers

In a new study published by Routes, organiser of aviation network development conferences and events, the Asia-Pacific dominates the top 100 busiest routes by passenger numbers, accounting for more than 70% of the world's...

Tokyo, Bangkok top bleisure travel destination for S’pore-based business travellers

Business travellers in Singapore have rated Tokyo and Bangkok as their top business and leisure travel destinations, in a study conducted by YouGov for luggage brand Samsonite. The Samsonite Smoother Journeys study also found that...

Demand for inflight Wi-Fi driving airline loyalty in Asia-Pacific

Over three quarters (78%) of passengers would more likely rebook with an airline if high-quality inflight Wi-Fi is offered, according to the fourth annual global Inflight Connectivity Survey published by Inmarsat in association with...

Space sold at Asian trade fairs in 2017 grows faster than forecast: UFI

UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has released the 14th edition of its Trade Fair Industry in Asia annual report. The annual report provides detailed information up to December 31, 2017, on the...

AMEX GBT reports complex pricing landscape ahead for buyers

The Hotel Monitor 2019, published by American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), finds that geopolitical factors along with global, regional and local economics driving a diverse range of conditions for those negotiating hotel rates...

Buoyant global economy to drive up air travel, hotel prices in 2019

Travel buyers can expect rising travel prices, more technology-driven personalisation and the continued ascent of ride hailing apps going into 2019, according to the fifth annual Global Travel Forecast recently released by GBTA and...

APAC Business travellers feel safer in taxis than in ride-sharing services: CWT

Business travellers around the world feel marginally safer in taxis than in ride-sharing services, according to research commissioned by global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT). Around two in five (39%) business travellers surveyed...

Premium Economy seats gain popularity with business travellers in Singapore

Global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel, and travel commerce platform Travelport, have found that premium economy is the fastest growing cabin segment for business travellers in Singapore. An analysis of over 1.3 million bookings...

CWT: Three in 10 business travellers value hotel rewards over safety

Globally, three in 10 business travellers are happy to sacrifice safety for hotel loyalty and rewards incentives, according to research commissioned by travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel. Travellers in the Americas are likeliest to...

WorldHotels’ reveals three overarching MICE trends for the year

Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) is an important component of the hospitality and tourism industry, and drives economic development in many destinations. Generating millions in revenue annually, this dynamic sector is evolving at...