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Podcast: 2019 Global Travel Forecast

For this week’s episode, The Business of Travel dives into the findings of the just-released 2019 Global Travel Forecast, conducted in partnership with Carlson Wagonlit Travel. GBTA Executive Director and COO Mike McCormick and Jon Gray of Rockport Analytics discuss high-level findings and what buyers can expect for travel prices across the air, hotel and…

Video Blog: Breaking Down the 2017 Global Travel Price Outlook
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Video Blog: Breaking Down the 2017 Global Travel Price Outlook

Last month, the GBTA Foundation and Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) released the 2017 Global Travel Price Outlook. The third annual report provides global, regional and country-by-country projections for air travel, hotel, ground transportation and meetings and events prices in 2017. At GBTA Convention 2016, I had the opportunity to sit down with Yon Abad, Senior Director…

U.S. Business Travel: An Island of Stability
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U.S. Business Travel: An Island of Stability

Every quarter GBTA looks at economic trends and business spending to see where the business travel industry is headed. Our latest report, the BTI™ Outlook – United States 2015 Q4 – finds that U.S. business travel is an island of stability in a sea of global volatility. Overall, the BTI Outlook finds that the U.S. economy…

Hotel Hot Spots Provide Clues to U.S. Economic Activity

Hotel Hot Spots Provide Clues to U.S. Economic Activity

Earlier today, the GBTA Foundation and Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) issued their 2016 Global Travel Price Outlook, which projects how demand, currency and other factors will impact prices for air travel, hotels, ground transportation, and meetings and conventions around the world. As we were digging through the data, we noticed something very interesting. Underlying the U.S….