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Global airfares expected to fall in April: CWT

CWT Solutions Group forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop to around US$673 by April, down just over 4% from February levels, as published fares correct from the sharp increase...

Reviews hold sway even over business travel: Airplus

No less than 97% of Indian business travellers and 95% of Chinese business travellers surveyed by Airplus base their hotel booking decisions on reviews at least occasionally. Overall, of the 2,180 business travellers from 24...

HRS offers deeper insights into hotel sourcing

HRS has unveiled its new Hotel Sourcing Report to provide intelligence on 2019 rate projections, the progress of continuous sourcing, rate trends in Shanghai and hotel scenarios for manufacturing companies. Hotel sourcing is an an...

One size no longer fits all in business events: PCMA

Biodegradable meeting spaces, artificial intelligence and serendipity will all play a significant role in the future of meetings and business events, according to PCMA's Trends of 2019: The Future of Meetings & Events study. In...

AMEX GBT forecasts stable air fares overall; with fluctuations on some major routes

The Air Monitor 2019, published by American Express Global Business Travel (AMEX GBT), finds that fare levels should remain stable on many of the world’s major air routes in 2019. Capacity and growing competition, including...

Experience creation tops list of ‘must have’ for events in APAC: IACC

Experience creation is the top priority for event planners in Asia Pacific, according to IACC’s inaugural APAC edition of its Meeting Room of the Future report. The report revealed that 66 per cent of the...

Chinese business travel budgets on the rise, domestic travel a key focus

CITS American Express Global Business Travel, a joint venture between American Express Global Business Travel and China International Travel Service, has released the 2018 China Business Travel Survey (the Barometer). The Barometer has revealed...

Steady growth for M&E sector in 2019: AMEX GBT

A decade after the 2008 global economic recession, the meetings industry has bounced back and settled into a new normal of steady and stable growth, according to the 2019 Global Meetings and Events Forecast...

CWT: Chinese cities to dominate APAC destinations for corporate meetings and events in 2019

CWT Meetings & Events, a division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), has unveiled its predictions for the top 10 Asia Pacific cities for M&E in 2019. The ranking is based...

Demand for meetings and events to rise in 2019: CWT

According to the 2019 Meetings & Events Future Trends report – published by Carlson Wagonlit Travel's Meetings & Events (CWT M&E) division – the demand for meetings and events is set to grow between...