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Companies Expect Ongoing International Travel Disruption Resulting From Revised Travel Ban


European Companies Will Plan Significantly Less Meetings & Events in United States The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, polled its U.S. and European members this week to assess the business travel impact of President Trump’s revised executive order on travel. Nearly 4 in 10 (37 percent) U.S.

The Travel Habits of Highly Effective Mexico Business Travelers: Overnight Trips Drive a Booming Market


If the typical Mexican business traveler were to set up an online profile, it might read, “successful, college educated, middle-upper management professional male seeks to contribute to $263.2 billion Mexican peso (MXN) industry through frequent, individual, overnight business trips to the South-Central region of the country.”  Indeed, according to a recent study sponsored by the

The Mexican Business Travel Industry: A Healthy Business Travel Industry is Driving Growth in all Regions of Country


The Mexican economy boasts a highly fluid and sophisticated economy with a free flow of goods, services and business travelers throughout the country’s various regions and states. Business travel itself is a huge driver of the country’s economic growth and health – accounting for $263.2 billion Mexican Pesos (about $15 billion) in 2015. A recent

The Super Bowl Winner? The Host City


 Businesses Spend As Cities Are Showcased For Future Business Meetings and Events It’s too early to know whether the Denver Broncos or Carolina Panthers will be champions, but there is already one clear winner of Super Bowl 50: the San Francisco Bay Area. Already, business travelers are streaming into the Bay Area from across the

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