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November 16, 2023

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2024 Hotel Group, Events, and Meetings Trends & Stats That Every Hotelier Should Know

As the calendar pages turn, we bid farewell to 2023, a year that saw our steady stride back to normalcy within the hospitality sector. But as we look to 2024, we're not just walking; we're poised to leap into an era marked by the potential for unparalleled growth. The once turbulent waters of the hospitality industry have calmed, and now it's time for hotel brands to chart a course for uncharted territories of opportunity.

The spotlight shines on the group sales and meetings sector, which is anticipated to accelerate in the coming year. In the world of hospitality, group business isn't just a segment; it's a cornerstone of revenue potential for any hotel that effectively harnesses its power. Bearing this in mind, we've distilled the quintessential hotel group sales trends and statistics for 2024 you'll want to embed in your strategic playbook.

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Sabre Now Offers LOT Polish Airlines NDC Content

Delta Rated Best for Business Travel Purchasing 13th Year in a Row

China Eastern Confirms First Africa Route In 15 Years (AVIATION WEEK)

Etihad Wants to Double Plane Count and Triple Passengers by 2030 (SKIFT, MAY REQUIRE SUBSCRIPTION)


£2 Million Competition Launched to Decarbonise Transport Across UK (INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT)

American Airlines, JetBlue Call for More Sustainable Aviation Fuel Support (AIRLINE WEEKLY)


Bizly, Tripbam Partner to Offer Small Mtg. Pricing (BTN)

Q&A: What Travel Professionals Need to Know About Virtual Payments for 2024 (SKIFT)

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Australia - High temperatures likely across northern, eastern, and western Australia through Nov. 18. Transport and utility disruptions possible.

Germany - Pro-Kurdish protest planned at Oranienplatz, Berlin, Germany, from 11:00 Nov. 18. Heightened security, transport disruptions likely.

Madagascar - Madagascar to hold first round of elections Nov. 16 amid increased tensions; authorities announce 21:00-04:00 curfew in Antananarivo.

Middle East/North Africa - Severe weather forecast across parts of the Middle East through at least Nov. 17. Possible transport, business, and utility disruptions.

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