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Air Monitor predicts stable air fares for 2019

Competition from low-cost carriers on long-haul routes are helping to hold down rates, according to American Express Global Business Travel’s newly released Air Monitor 2019. However, the report finds there are exceptions, including growing demand on North American routes. In contrast, fares to Middle East destinations are forecast to fall from all regions, in both business and economy classes. Ov...

4 ways the meeting industry is changing and how hotels can capitalise

By Matthew Stubbs, CEO, BookingTek The meetings and events industry is thriving, says Issa Jouaneh, general manager of American Express Meetings & Events. In fact, the industry is set to grow in all regions of the world in 2018, according to the company’s latest research. But growth doesn’t mean the industry will stand still. Technology and demographics mean that 2018 is likely to be a y...