The Phocuswright Conference 2021

November 15-17, 2021 | USA

Corporate business travel on airlines is expected to shrink by as much as 19 percent, and that decline could become permanent, an analysis from Raleigh-headquartered Beroe, Inc. found. “When travel restrictions were imposed worldwide, businesses replaced direct meetings with virtual ones to contain the pandemic’s spread. Many businesses adapted to virtual meetings and have realized that not all meetings must be in-person. Businesses have also realized huge cost savings on air travel spend,” said Anusree Mohan, senior analyst at Beroe, in a statement.  “In the future, airline travel will be a more mindful and thought-out way of traveling, allowing employees to have a better life balance and employers to have a better return on investment.” Prior to the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic, business travelers represented about half of airline revenue, or about 1.7% of total global GDP, according to Beroe. But with businesses seeking cost-saving measures, and integrating virtual meeting tools to conduct meetings, Beroe analysts are predicting short- and long-term effects on air travel.

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Whether you’re a state tourism office, a hotel marketing director or even the owner of an ice cream shop on Wildwood’s boardwalk, understanding how tourists tick can help sell more tickets, bookings and single-scoops.


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Las Vegas Travel Agent Forum

June 20-23, 2022 | USA

Immerse yourself in the world of travel and connect with the industry’s leading professionals at the Las Vegas Travel Agent Forum (LVTAF). LVTAF connects travel sellers from North America with a global base of vacation experiences, business resources and more. This limited space B2B leisure travel agency focused program will provide delegates with a 360 degree approach to networking, education, immersion and business opportunities.

Luxury Travel Advisor's ULTRA Summit 2022

July 24-26, 2022 | USA

Welcome to Luxury Travel Advisor’s ULTRA Summit, the most exclusive and most productive event in the luxury travel space. As an invitation only event, ULTRA invites only pre-qualified, leading luxury travel agency owners and managers eager to meet one-on-one with the crème de la crème of luxury travel suppliers. This event has limited capacity to allow for the intimacy required to enable relationship-building experiences in a unique venue.

AAHOACON 2022

April 12-15, 2022 | USA

The nation’s largest event exclusively for hotel owners. Join us in Baltimore for the event of the year! The 2022 AAHOA Convention & Trade Show brings together the who’s who of the industry for networking, learning, and deal-making on the trade show floor. The biggest gathering of AAHOA Members, who own 60% of the hotels in the nation, is taking place in April, and you don’t want to miss it!.

Destinations International's Annual Convention

July 19-21, 2022 | Canada

The past two years have been filled with extraordinary challenges, brought on by a global pandemic. But through a series of additional challenges - budget cuts, global elections, social unrest and injustices and natural disasters - the world of destination organizations has completely changed. Destination leaders must look for solutions for a post-pandemic recovery by rolling up their sleeves and coming together with stakeholders to cultivate an innovative approach to and solutions that will advance the good work they do on behalf of the communities they serve.

Spotlight

Whether you’re a state tourism office, a hotel marketing director or even the owner of an ice cream shop on Wildwood’s boardwalk, understanding how tourists tick can help sell more tickets, bookings and single-scoops.

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