New GBTA poll shows business travel recovery remains strong while emerging issues challenge accelerated recovery.
The Meetings Industry Association has launched a range of new sector-specific certified training courses to assist the professional development of those working in business meetings and events and to support individuals new to the industry.
While leisure travel is expected to return to pre-pandemic levels this year, business travel – the hotel industry’s largest source of revenue and will take significantly longer to recover.
U.S. Travel Association Quarterly Business Travel Tracker also revealed that top reason for travel uncertainty was that meetings and events are not occurring.
Business meetings and events organisations will only be viable for another 7.5 months.
English destinations, venues and business event suppliers are preparing to welcome conferences and other business events from October.