CWT Meetings & Events has released a bonus feature for its M&E 2020 Future Trends Report, titled The Future of Sustainable Events.
Corporate event organisers are now prioritising non-event related metrics as part of event performance measurement, according to new research created by ICE.
UK event planners are organising more events, and with larger attendance than in previous years, according to Cvent’s new 2019 Planner Sourcing Report.
European business travellers make a significant contribution to the local economies they visit, a figure put at an average of €504 per week, according to a report by Homelike, a tech start-up specialising in accommodation booking.
American Express Meetings & Events has released a report on how meeting planners can maximise the event experience with similar or lesser resources/budgets and still meet the objectives of meeting/marketing owners. The report explores:
After posting sharp rises in 2019, prices in the global travel industry are likely to slow in 2020, with flights rising a modest 1.2%, hotels rising only 1.3%, and rental car rates up 1%, according to the sixth annual Global Travel Forecast, published today by travel management platform CWT and the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).
The German Convention Bureau has launched the third phase of its Future Meetings Space research project, which will explore the value of meetings and events in a changing business environment.
American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT) has published its Hotel Monitor 2020 report, predicting ‘modest’ rises in hotel prices next year.
Ethical operations, experiences, food waste and cyber security were among key topics in the report.
A new research study has found that engaging attendees is the top reason 81% of organisations are using event apps, but difficulties in measuring ROI, low adoption rates and the complexity of launching apps are still limiting efforts. The study by Eventsforce also found that despite a 50-75% attendee adoption rate for most event apps, 67% of organisers don’t see any value in using apps once the ev...
New research by travel management platform CWT shows that a majority of business travellers would prefer to miss their flight rather than be separated from their luggage – with travellers from the Americas showing the strongest preference at 54%, European travellers at 52%, and travellers from Asia Pacific split down the middle. Two-thirds of business travellers prefer window seats over aisle seat...