Three-quarters of business travellers expect to travel the same or less this year, according to a survey released at the Business Travel & Meetings Show yesterday (February 9). The survey of 317 business travellers worldwide found that 51% predict their travel will be unchanged in 2010, with 21% expecting to make fewer trips.
Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, is showing a year’s worth of innovation over the next two days at the Business Travel & Meetings Show in Earls Court, London.
Will Whitehorn, President of space travel pioneer Virgin Galactic, will make a very special appearance at the Business Travel & Meetings Show on Wednesday 10 February.
In fourteen days, 200 world-class corporate travel and meetings suppliers including the likes of American Express, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, HRG, Carey Worldwide, Sabre and thetrainline, and 6,000 industry professionals will descend on Earls Court in London for the leading industry event of its kind in Europe .
More than a quarter of business travel budgets will be increased this year according to a new survey ahead of this year’s Business Travel & Meetings Show. The survey of more than 1,400 business travel managers also revealed that 35% of buyers plan to book more trips.
The business travel industry has kick-started the new decade with a buzz of optimism as a survey of 1,400 business travel managers by the Business Travel & Meetings Show (BTMS) reveals more than a quarter (27 per cent) of budgets will be boosted for 2010 and 35 per cent of buyers plan to book more trips.
More than 90% of business travellers expect to travel the same or more for business this year, according to a new survey. The survey of 2,400 frequent travellers is up almost 20% on last year’s figures – pointing to a pick up in the economy this year.
More than two thirds of travel buyers still do not a have a green buying policy in place. Almost a fifth of the 1,400 respondents surveyed by the Business Travel & Meetings Show stated that being green is simply “not a priority”.
Big business travel brands such as American Express, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and IHG are returning to the Business Travel & Meetings Show as exhibitor numbers shoot ahead year on year and remain firmly on target to reach 200 when the event opens on 9 February 2010 at Earls Court 2 in London.