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Business Travel Show

In pictures: The Business Travel Show

Centaur Media’s Business Travel Show took place from 20-21 February at London Olympia. The event is an international exhibition and conference, which this year attracted over 9,000 European travel professionals and 400 hosted buyers. Speakers at the event included Marine Bergeron, director at CWT Solutions Group, Geoff Allwright, UK travel manager at Airbus UK, and Richard Addey, managing director...

Travel buyers see new technology as a ‘fad’

Travel buyers are yet to be convinced by next generation technology, according to research conducted by the Business Travel Show. Approximately one fifth of the 134 European buyers polled believe that by 2022, bots, Blockchain and alternative realities (AR, VR, MR, XR) will ‘significantly improve booking, saving time and money’, but more than half claim it will have minimal to no impact on the ind...

More European corporate travel buyers looking at lower budgets

Although nearly a third of European corporate travel buyers expect to have bigger corporate travel budgets in 2019, according to research by the UK Business Travel Show, the figure is down from 40% recorded last year. The poll of 134 European buyers found the number of budgets on the downturn was up from 13% last year to 15% for 2019. There is also a rise in buyers with less to spend on air travel...