CWT projects +8% growth for the meetings and events sector in 2020, but warns of gathering geopolitical and economic headwinds

CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E), the global meetings and events division of CWT, says the USD840 billion industry is poised for an +8% growth…..

Inside Travel: Understanding the latest technology and industry trend insights

Find it hard to keep track with all the latest insights into business trends, new products and technology advancements in the travel sector? The Blue Swan…..

QUESTION FOR THE WEEK: What were the ten largest meeting destinations in Europe in 2018?

In our new weekly series to break up those Monday morning office blues, The Blue Swan Daily will be testing your knowledge and insight into…..

Radisson launches ‘personal, professional and memorable’ new meetings product with a carbon neutral goal

Radisson Hotel Group has launched its new Radisson Meetings global meetings and events offering that has been designed to meet the ever-changing demands of the…..

American Express Meetings & Events boosts its Meetings Marketplace with additional technology partnerships

American Express Meetings & Events (Amex M&E) has expanded its attendee engagement portfolio via new partnerships with leading mobile event tool, Attendify, and the world’s…..

Privacy is the leading technology requirement of meeting planners. But what are the sector’s top trends for the year ahead?

Global hospitality company, Benchmark, has announced the ‘Top Meeting Trends for 2019’ as observed by its diverse portfolio of properties. The US-based management company, operates…..

American Express Meetings & Events provides global solution to the significant simple meetings segment

American Express Meetings & Events has developed a global solution to source small, simple and recurring meetings with partnerships with third-party technology providers in different…..

Time for another meeting? Beware, two-thirds are a waste of time and could ultimately cost more than USD541 billion worth of resources in 2019

We have all been sat in business meetings, drifting off and wondering the purpose of the discussion, only returning to reality to learn that another…..

Carlson Wagonlit: meeting lead times in North America set to increase in 2019 as group size is poised for double-digit uplift 

Solid economic growth in North America is fuelling solid demand for growth in meetings in the region during 2019, but a new report by Carlson…..

Despite political uncertainty, meeting planners in Brazil and Mexico seem upbeat

Although recent presidential elections in Brazil and Mexico could cause some level of economic uncertainty, for now meeting planners in each country do not foresee…..

Forecasts show positive growth for corporate meetings in North America next year

Meeting planners in North America are optimistically gearing up for a busy 2019 as American Express forecasts a +1.3% rise in corporate meeting activity for…..