Category Archives: Trends

Category Archives: Trends

Infographic: Is Your Event ROI Up to Par?

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Experiences have never been more popular. Millennial travelers crave purposeful experiences. Attendees call for unique adventures they can’t find anywhere else. As this shift changes the landscape of events, the way we measure event ROI must change along with it. So what can planners do to ensure solid event ROI? AgencyEA, an agency that specializes…

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Category Archives: Trends

Category Archives: Trends

Nearly Half of European Companies to Cut Travel to United States

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Business travel professionals didn’t like President Donald Trump’s original travel ban, and they don’t like the revised one, either, according to a new survey. The good news? They’re slightly less pessimistic. The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) polled its U.S. and European members this week to assess the business travel impact of the president’s revised…

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Employee Turnover Keeps Rising

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It’s making it hard for planners to establish relationships in the hospitality industry Long gone are the days of the company man. Employees, especially younger, less-seasoned professionals, aren’t idling away the years waiting to “pay their dues” and climb the corporate ladder. Instead, they are looking for positions that lend a better work-life balance. The…

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Category Archives: Trends

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Exhibition Industry Posts First Decline in 6 Years

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After 25 consecutive quarters of sustained growth, the exhibition industry posted its first decline. According to the Center for Industry Research (CEIR), the industry experienced a slight dip in the final quarter of 2016. “The decline was a temporal setback as economic fundamentals still point to moderate growth for the exhibition industry,” said CEIR economist Allen…

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Spas Venture Outside the Box

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New trends include art sessions, farm-fresh beauty and floating meditation If you’re a spa lover, you’re likely also a trend watcher. To uncover and indulge in the latest trends, you could venture to the world’s most luxurious spas and retreats This would not be an unpleasant pursuit. But if you’re like most people—a little short…

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EU Parliament Proposes Reinstating Visas for Americans

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Forget language barriers, currency exchange rates and presidential travel bans. The newest obstacle that U.S.-based meeting planners may face when organizing an international meeting is a visa requirement from European countries. Late last week, the European Union Parliament voted to approve a measure that urges the European Union Commission to require visas for American passport…

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