American Express Meetings & Events forecasts increased industry confidence and competition in 2018

Localization, compliance, and tech-driven customer experiences driving trends next year The meetings and events industry can be optimistic about growth prospects next year, driven by increased competition in the supply chain for market share, and robust investments and a desire … Continue reading

MPI’s Spring 2017 Meetings Outlook Report now available

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has published its Meetings Outlook, 2017 Spring Edition. The latest installment of the quarterly report shows the forecast for business conditions and budgets continues to improve at a healthy rate. It also reveals how audiovisual partners … Continue reading

India is world’s fastest growing major business travel market in 2016

India poised to move up from 10th largest global business travel market to sixth by 2019, despite demonetization fears The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation, the voice of the global business travel industry, has announced the results of its … Continue reading

MPI summer 2016 edition of Meetings Outlook Report now available

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has published its Meetings Outlook, 2016 Summer Edition. The latest installment of the quarterly special report indicates meeting and event industry projections remain solidly positive as planners and suppliers adapt and learn to thrive in the … Continue reading

2017 Global Travel Price Outlook identifies key risks for global market

Travel prices set to marginally increase or remain flat for 2017; geopolitical and economic uncertainty mean travel managers need to remain flexible and agile New research out recently highlights six key risks heading into 2017 that could impact both travel … Continue reading