What are the 7 trends in business travel according to the U.S. Travel Association

The US Travel Agent Association’s forecast found that the business travel industry is expected to recover to pre-pandemic levels by 2025. From sustainable practices to cutting-edge technology, we identified seven travel industry trends that are redefining the future of the travel industry and reshaping business travel solutions. Employee Health and Well-Being are a Priority in […]

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DERTOUR Group: Positive outlook for 2024 as the Group drives growth strategy towards internationalisation and more individual travel options

The presentation of DERTOUR’s positive prospects brings upgrades to bookings and destinations for 2024. Emphasis is placed on strategies that drive growth globally and on trends in Europe regarding individual travel, which is much more than in 2024. DERTOUR Group, formerly known as DER Touristik Group, the second-largest tour operator in Europe, provides insights into its […]

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SHR Group reports the Hotel Industry Trends Report for 2024

-The reciprocal relationship between hotels and online travel agents (OTAs) is well understood but it would be a mistake to think that there exists an unchanging status quo. Hoteliers need to know that there have been some big shifts in spending patterns in the past year as OTAs seek to claim market share and, ultimately, […]

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DidaTravel reveals Chinese New Year Insights: Chinese travelers continue to show Increasing Interest in Outbound Destinations

During the Chinese New Year period there was a tripling of the percentage of people who had made hotel bookings i.e. there was a 310% increase compared to the same period in 2023. Through the bookings it was seen that Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia now stand out as destinations as there are announcements highlighting visa-free […]

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ForwardKeys: Top travel trends and destination rankings in summer ‘23

ForwardKeys, the leading travel analytics firm has identified six major trends in global air travel this summer. They are revealed by an analysis of the top destinations and top origin markets compared to last year and to pre-pandemic levels in 2019. The major trends are: • US dominance • Patchy post-pandemic recovery • The Far […]

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WTTC and Hotelbeds uncover Global Tourism Trends

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) partnered with Hotelbeds to bring sector leaders together in Palma, Mallorca, to delve into the ever-evolving dynamics of global Travel & Tourism. Titled “Global Trends in the Tourism Sector”, the event provided a platform for attendees to gain valuable insights into the current state of Travel & Tourism […]

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GBTA Poll Sees Renewed Levels of Optimism as Bookings Resumed

Higher levels of optimism in the business travel sector have started to appear according to new research issued today by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). Domestic and essential business travel will likely resume first, especially with industry standardized health and safety standards. “For the first time since the start of the pandemic, supplier members […]

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Europe hotel industry reports positive figures for Feb. 2016

The European hotel industry recorded positive results in the three key performance metrics when reported in euro constant currency, according to February 2016 data from STR. Compared with February 2015, Europe reported a 1.5% increase in occupancy to 63.1%, a 3.7% rise in average daily rate to EUR102.98 and a 5.2% lift in revenue per […]

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Thomas Cook customers booking late in ‘volatile’ market

Customers are booking later this year in the ‘volatile market environment’, according to a trading update by Thomas Cook today. Chief executive Peter Fankhauser said: “We know that customers want a summer holiday but we can see that some are leaving it later to book this year as they consider their options. ‘”Against this backdrop […]

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Where to find the cheapest European city break

Lisbon has emerged as the cheapest city in Western Europe, according to the latest Post Office Travel Money City Costs Barometer. The barometer looks at the costs of meals, drinks, two nights’ three-star weekend accommodation, sightseeing and transport costs in a number of key city break destinations. A drop in hotel costs helped Lisbon move […]

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