Why Delegate Welfare Takes Top Priority in 2023

The workplace has changed dramatically over the last two years. As employers increasingly shift awayfrom centralized offices, there are fewer opportunities to work and connect in shared spaces. To build and strengthen strong interpersonal relationships, it’s now vital to incorporate intentional moments of connection in professional settings. Meeting planners play a key role in ensuring […]

3 New Trends that Should be on Every Corporate Travel Manager’s Radar

As the return of business travel picks up steam, brands must adapt and innovate to meet the speed of evolution. Given the rise of blended work and leisure trips, hotels are uniquely positioned to meet the demands of companies and their employees through collaboration, creativity, and diversification to shape the industry’s future.

The 2023 Global Industry Forecast and What It Means for Your Event Budget

For meeting planners and event managers globally, the biggest challenge now is to keep up with booming business while accounting for unpredictability and external market pressures. Demand is high and expected to fully rebound to 2019 levels in 2023¹, but rising inflation means that budgets will be stretched tighter than ever. Do planners need to […]

What Planners Can Expect in 2022, Plus Explaining the “Why?” to Stakeholders

The post-pandemic era presents many new challenges to the travel industry: adapting to a more distributed workforce; mitigating employee burnout; prospecting tight labor markets to attract and retain talent; and navigating the ongoing volatility within national and global markets. Despite these obstacles, however, business travel and in-person events are making a much faster recovery than […]