MPI Winter 2018 edition of Meetings Outlook Report now available

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has published its Meetings Outlook, 2018 Winter Edition. The latest installment of the quarterly report indicates planners are reporting an increased focus on personalizing the user experience through technology and data collection in a landscape of … Continue reading

Business travel responsible for $547 billion in U.S. GDP in 2016, creates over 7.4 million jobs

U.S. business travel spending reached $424 billion in 2016 A new report issued at GBTA Convention 2017 by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association, in partnership with American Express Global Business Travel … Continue reading

Canadian tourism gaining altitude with addition of new direct flights

As Canadian and foreign airlines expand their fleets and add direct connections to many destinations across the country, overnight visits are expected to increase by 3.7 per cent this year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s latest Travel Markets Outlook reports. “Last year, … Continue reading

MPI Winter 2017 Meetings Outlook Report now available

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has published its Meetings Outlook, 2017 Winter Edition. The latest installment of the quarterly report projects continued, but slightly slowing, growth endures, with some indications that the market isn’t strictly a seller’s or buyer’s market. A … Continue reading

Certify releases annual report on business travel spending trends for 2016

Data highlights top trends in corporate travel from the past year including ride-hailing’s takeover in ground transportation, the most popular brands and T&E expense spending benchmarks Certify, an automated travel and expense management software provider, has announced the results of its … Continue reading

New research presents insights in global behaviour of exhibition visitors

UFI – the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry has partnered with event research specialists Explori to release a thought-provoking report that focuses on visitors of exhibitions around the globe. This report was jointly researched and written and is supported … Continue reading

New study identifies business traveller perspectives on company travel policies, compliance and valued amenities

Four of five business travellers report company travel policy has greatest impact on booking decisions Four out of five (79 per cent) business travellers report their company’s travel policy has the greatest impact on their decision when booking travel for … Continue reading

MPI Fall 2016 edition of Meetings Outlook report now available

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has published its Meetings Outlook, 2016 Fall Edition. The latest installment of the quarterly report projects moderate growth in overall business conditions for the foreseeable future. This finding has been consistently positive in prior editions of … Continue reading