Keep an eye out for these 5 business travel trends in 2020 and beyond

| February 4, 2020

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Global business travel spending is expected to reach over $1.7 trillion by 2020, according to the Global Business Travel Association. Now is a good time to look ahead and see what’s in store for the business travel sector in 2020 and beyond, both as a way to optimise processes and improve cost efficiency.  If the previous decade is anything to go by, then we could be looking at a continuation of the pace by which technology is reshaping the industry. Automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence have made it faster and easier than ever for business travellers to plan and book trips. Think of how 10 years ago, you couldn’t ask Siri or Alexa for directions to a hotel.

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