Ev­ery­one's Talking About... Travel trends

The Business Travel Magazine - - Contents -

“COSTS ARE RIS­ING IN KEY MEET­INGS AND EVENTS MAR­KETS GLOB­ALLY. WITH A 3.7% IN­CREASE IN HO­TEL RATES AND 3.5% RISE IN AIR­FARES PRE­DICTED FOR THE COM­ING YEAR, THAT TREND IS LIKELY TO CON­TINUE” Cindy Fisher, Se­nior Vice Pres­i­dent, Carl­son Ewan Wagonlit Kas­sir, Head Travel of Meet­ings Sales, Clar­ity & Events

"Busi­ness travel has got more oner­ous. Road war­riors are valu­able as­sets and I would love to see our in­dus­try fo­cus on en­hanc­ing the travel ex­pe­ri­ence" Ed Adams, CEO, Direct Travel

“2018 WILL SEE MORE SHIFTS IN THE HOS­PI­TAL­ITY MARKET AND TECH­NOL­OGY LAND­SCAPES AS WE PRE­PARE FOR NEW TECH­NOL­OGY OP­POR­TU­NI­TIES AND THE LEG­IS­LA­TION ON GDPR” An­drew Mcgre­gor, CEO, Guest­line

Brexit will have a big im­pact on travel pro­grammes and travel man­agers re­ally need to start think­ing about how their travel pro­gramme will look at the end of 2018” Paul East, COO, Uk/europe & Amer­i­cas, Wings Travel Man­age­ment

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