Working on your 2012 budgets? Make sure you increase travel estimates for air, hotel and ground transportation. American Express Global Business Travel’s latest global forecast projects escalating costs across the board. According to American Express Global Business Travel’s eXpert insights Business Travel Monitor, costs for flights and accommodations in 2011’s second quarter were 4 percent […]
It may not be a national observance, but, according to American Express Business Travel, August is officially Meetings Month. Throughout the month, the company is offering online programs designed to help meeting and event professionals plan strategically. Insights and advice on managing meetings, measuring return on investment and more will be available in discussion forums, community blogs, white papers and a “green meetings” group.
According to a new study conducted for the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), the PCMA Education Foundation and American Express by Ypartnership, meeting cancellations and postponements throughout 2009 and 2010 will result in $781 million in lost room revenue and $2.5 billion of lost revenue for host destinations, lodging accommodations and meeting service suppliers. The […]
Business Travel Connexion, an online community that brings business travel mangers together, is set to launch next month.
Later this year, Sabre Travel Network plans to launch an Enterprise 2.0 Community Platform that will allow employees locally and globally to share their knowledge base about travel and other topics of shared interest.
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