6 Must-Know-Now Travel Incentive Trends

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Skift Take: Are you ready for the return of incentive travel? Business News Fab at Incentives Incentive Research Foundation incentive travel incentives IRFHere are six data-based trends to help you plan ahead. — Sue Pelletier Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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The Breakdown on International Travel in 2022

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International travel grew gradually in 2021 after the quarantine of 2019, yet 2022 has seen a huge spike. With more countries opening their borders and lifting Covid restrictions, 2022 international travel has increased exponentially since 2019 and progressing towards pre-pandemic numbers.

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U.S. Travel Launches Sustainable Travel Coalition

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Travel Association has launched the Sustainable Travel Coalition, designed to bring its members together to develop and focus on strategies that will ensure a more sustainable future. With nearly 60 members, the Sustainable Travel Coalition will act as a forum to inform U.S.

Business Travelers to See Travel Price Increases Through 2023

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Rising prices for business travelers are predicted to continue in 2022 and through 2023, according to a report, “ 2023 Global Business Travel Forecast ,” by travel management platform CWT and Global Business Travel Association. Air Travel To See Sharp Increase.

Travel Is Not Going Back To Normal

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Countries are continuing to relax their previously strict travel policies as Covid is perceived to be relatively under control. With most people vaccinated and fewer reports of positive cases, Covid related mandates in the travel industry have been relaxed.

Incentive Travel Is Back But Planners Face These New Challenges 

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Part of the reason is pent-up demand after two years of travel restrictions and companies either slashing or completely cutting out travel reward programs. The post Incentive Travel Is Back But Planners Face These New Challenges by Julie Moline appeared first on [link].

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9 Travel Trends Impacting Events Right Now

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Skift Forum Europe 2022 brought together Europe’s top minds in travel and set the scene for what recovery from the Covid pandemic will look like in the event industry. Business Travel May Never Recover to 2019 Levels “We stand to lose 20 to 25 […].

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The Breakdown on International Travel in 2022

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International travel grew gradually in 2021 after the quarantine of 2019, yet 2022 has seen a huge spike. With more countries opening their borders and lifting Covid restrictions, 2022 international travel has increased exponentially since 2019 and progressing towards pre-pandemic numbers.

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7 Business Travel Trends Set to Shape 2022

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There simply aren’t enough cars to meet corporate demand,” says Sesilia Kalss, senior consulting manager of Global Business Consulting for American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) in the company’s latest white paper, Business Travel in 2022. The Travel Manager’s Role Is Changing.

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TWT: Business Travel Rebounds, New Sustainability Tool for CVBs

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Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. AmEx Global Travel Financials Show Strong Business Travel Recovery. ” Say Travelers. Travelers are sending a clear message.

10 Safest Places to Travel in 2022

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Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection , the North American-based travel insurance company, released its annual “ Safest Places to Travel 2022 ” list just before the start of this year, detailed in a report by market researcher Kit Kiefer. Not to mention, travelers love Sweden.

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Essential List: Top International Travel Apps of 2022

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The skies seem a little bit wider as countries around the world continue to drop Covid restrictions for international travelers. Lounge Key is for business travelers and event-ward planners who like to maximize that waiting time before their flight. Handy tools for the whole trip.

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U.S. Travel Is Up, But Not Out of Weeds Yet

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Ferguson came together at Union Market for its annual Travel Rally, held during U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week—which happened this past week—where they discussed the region’s forecast and data from 2021. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow.

TWT: Cyberattack Hits U.S. Airports, United Beefs Up and Business Travel Grows

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Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. Read More : Beware the Public Wi-Fi Network: 6 Ways to Practice Cybersecurity While Traveling.

New Collaborative Course Offers Tips for Easy Sustainable Travel

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Designed in collaboration with Tourism Cares, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making the hospitality industry more eco-friendly, this free course is a first step towards a more sustainable style of travel. Teaching each traveler is important to increase the impact of the course.

What the U.S. Reopening to Global Travel Means for Events

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The US is easing its travel restrictions on international visitors as of November 8. The easing of the United States travel ban on international travelers is fast approaching. Reopening to Global Travel Means for Events by Paul Cook appeared first on [link].

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Confidence to Travel to In-Person Events Returns: New Survey

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Eighty-four percent of business travelers plan to take at least one trip to attend conferences, conventions or trade shows in the next six months, according to a new survey by the U.S. Travel Association (USTA).

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Time Travel For Events

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If you read time travel for events, and your mind immediately went to Back To The Future… not quite. How many times in your life have you wondered what you would do if time travel was possible? What would happen if time travel for events existed? If you’re excited for this meta episode of Event Tech, then waste no more time – press play and let’s time travel! Time Travel For Events: The Travel.

U.S. Travel Launches Sustainable Travel Coalition

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Travel Association announced today the launch of its new Sustainable Travel Coalition, which aims to align the travel, transpor. WASHINGTON  The U.S. Associations/Press

Meetings Mean Business and U.S. Travel Officially Join Forces

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Travel Association , after having close ties in meeting production over the years. This move aims to “[provide] greater value to coalition members as business travel and professional meetings and events rebuild from steep pandemic-related losses,” a press release reads.

Business Travel Strikes Back, A New Company Culture Dawns

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Speculations circled overhead at the pandemic’s genesis that the business travel industry ought to fear an irreparable nosedive. ” The white paper, released in mid-May, highlighted the pivotal role business travel is poised to play in building business back.

why colombia should be your next incentive travel destination

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often overlooked, colombia is slowly becoming a thriving tourist destination for travellers worldwide. its rich culture, transforming history and biodiversity makes it a unique destination that is perfect for your next incentive travel trip.

This Week in Travel: Covid Tests, Airline Fees and Sustainable Travel

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Keeping you and your groups up to speed with weekly travel updates. JetBlue Sustainable Travel Partners Debuts. The new program will give corporate travelers personalized data that will help them track and lower their carbon footprints.

TWT: United May Pull Out of JFK, U.S. on Top of Travel and Tourism Markets

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Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. ride for most travelers. Maintains Title as Most Powerful Travel and Tourism Market.

75% of travel managers in Europe expect 2022 business travel volume to surpass 2019 levels according to new Cvent report

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Cvent , a market-leading meetings, events, travel and hospitality technology provider, published the latest instalment of the Cvent Travel Managers Report: Europe Edition , which provides in-depth insights into current corporate travel trends and activity.

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TWT: Mask Lift Fallouts, Sustainable Travel

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Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. And 77% think it’s a less stressful way to travel. The post TWT: Mask Lift Fallouts, Sustainable Travel appeared first on Smart Meetings.

This Week in Travel: 5G Chaos?

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Keeping you and your groups up to speed with weekly travel updates. Henry Harteveldt, Travel Industry Analyst. Will 5G Cause Travel Chaos? The agency still recommends against unnecessary travel. Last week in travel : Covid Tests, Airline Fees and Sustainable Travel.

The 100 Virtual Work Startups Disrupting And Substituting Business Travel

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Skift Skift Take: Virtual work startups are expecting a decline in travel for work across direct impact categories. But how can software be used as complementary to business travel instead of as a replacement? An empty business class section of a Lufthansa jet.

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Border Openings Update: International Business Travel Restarts

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Since June, however, borders that had closed in March of last year have begun to open back up for business travel. In the meantime, many destinations have been readying, renovating and innovating to prepare for the return of tourism and group travel.

U.S. Travel Names Geoff Freeman President and CEO

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Travel Association has announced that Geoff Freeman will be taking the role of president and CEO. Travel , Freeman headed the work that led to the establishment of the Travel Promotion Act of 2009, which created Brand USA, U.S. Travel’s tourism promotion arm.

TWT: Travel Still Flocks to Florida

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Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. Florida Tourism has released Quarter One (January to March) results for travel to the state in 2022. Domestic travelers got the lion’s share (94.7

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Arabian Travel Market Swears by Live Events, But Won’t Give Up on Virtual Yet

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Arabian Travel Market Virtual starts online today following a successful 29th edition of the in-person show that attracted more than 23,000 visitors to the Dubai World Trade Centre. EventMB spoke with Danielle Curtis, exhibition director Middle East for Arabian Travel Market.

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Sustainable Travel Made Easy with WeTravel’s New Course

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Designed in collaboration with Tourism Cares , a nonprofit organization dedicated to making the hospitality industry more eco-friendly, this free course is a great first step toward a more sustainable style of travel. Teaching each traveler is important to increase the impact of the course.

Kayak Launches Free Corporate Travel Solution

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With business travel slowly making its way to pre-pandemic levels, Kayak is aiming to make the return to travel booking easier. According to a survey by Kayak, 58 percent of Americans believe business travel is back or will be by the end of 2021.

TWT: United May Pull Out of JFK, U.S. on Top of Travel and Tourism Markets

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Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. ride for most travelers. Maintains Title as Most Powerful Travel and Tourism Market.

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Mobile World Congress Hires a Travel Agency to Help Steady Nerves for Returning Event

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Mobile World Congress Skift Take: There’s still a huge risk hosting larger scale exhibitions, but the organizer of Mobile World Congress is hoping to offset some of that by outsourcing travel management.

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Q2 Earnings Indicate a Business Travel Surge and Strong Leisure Trend

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Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta attributes the growth of business travel, as “bookings for company meetings strengthened each month of the quarter.” Marriott CEO Tony Capuano notes the continued demand for leisure travel as the source of improved earnings in Q2.

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This Week in Travel: Denver Ditches Mask Mandates

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In one of the biggest travel stories of the week, Denver has announced that the city’s face covering order will expire on Thursday, Feb. Read More Travel News. “We No More Testing Requirements for Vaccinated Passengers Traveling to the US, Pleads Airline Industry.

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How Digital Disruption Happens in Industries, the Travel Industry Edition

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Corporate Travel Digital Meetings & Events Travel Services southwest airlines

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Event Manager Podcast: Travel as a Transformative Experience

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Episode #39 of the Event Manager Podcast features Patrick Delaney, Managing Partner at SoolNua in a conversation about the transformative power of travel. The post Event Manager Podcast: Travel as a Transformative Experience by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link].

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