Business traveller experiences can impact corporate retention and turnover – both positively and negatively

Business traveller experiences can impact corporate retention and turnover, according to latest research from business travel and meetings trade organisation Global Business Travel Association (GBTA),…..

A ‘raft of uncertainties’ could put a damper on travel pricing in 2020, predicts latest CWT and GBTA global travel forecast

After posting sharp rises in 2019, prices in the global travel industry are likely to slow in 2020, with flights rising a modest +1.2%, hotels…..

Risk management of meetings and events is a growing priority for travel buyers, with current efforts ‘lacking’

While organisations are certainly making strides in the meetings risk management field, current efforts leave something to be desired, with new research showing that almost…..

Loyalty and amenities continue to top business travellers’ hotel wish list

Most European and US business travellers are satisfied with their rate allowances for booking hotels, but a solid portion also have expressed a desire for…..

Personalisation is the new mantra of business travellers in the United States

Personalisation has moved far beyond buzzword status in the travel industry. New research on travellers in the United States of America (USA) shows a majority…..

Travel buyers appear to be blocking basic economy fares as they show signs of greater flexibility to traveller preference and convenience

While new basic economy fares introduced in the United States of America (USA) may have proven popular with budget-minded passengers and appeal to many travellers…..

GBTA forecast ranks India, Indonesia and Scandinavia among the fastest growing corporate markets over the next five years

India, Indonesia and Scandinavia will all post solid growth in business travel during the next five years, according the most recent forecast by the Global…..

GBTA warns trade uncertainty could derail a business travel recovery

A robust business travel forecast by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is belied by uncertainty over trade policies, which the association cites as the…..

GBTA: Millennials much more likely to grab food on the go while on business travel 

As Millennials continue to proliferate the business travel market place, their habits are constantly scrutinised, and new research shows the age set is more likely…..

Travel prices are expected to rise sharply in 2019, driven by a growing global economy and rising oil prices

Travel prices are expected to rise sharply in 2019, with hotels going up 3.7%, and flights 2.6%, driven by a growing global economy and rising…..