Articles tagged “meetings”

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Will a Net Zero Pledge Really Change the Business of Events?

With recent sustainability initiatives in the event sector, including the signing of the Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge at COP26 and others joining The Race to Zero, is the industry narrative towards the climate crisis changing, and will net zero be enough? 

Will a Net Zero Pledge Really Change the Business of Events?

Business Travel

SAP Concur to Help Businesses Sync Meeting Planning With Travel Expense Management

We anticipate a convergence between travel expense management and meeting planning. Companies will see a boom in internal meetings for team bonding and training as the pandemic subsides. So they'll need software to rein in costs.

SAP Concur to Help Businesses Sync Meeting Planning With Travel Expense Management

Business Travel

Maldives Tests New Tourism Models and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, we covered the Maldives' experiment with new tourism models, the blurring of work and travel, Priceline's acquisition of an airline technology startup, and a Skift research analysis of hotel direct booking.

Maldives Tests New Tourism Models and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Business Travel

3 Questions For a Global Meetings Veteran on the Future of Workplaces

Many office workers will be thinking they’ve never had it so good, working at home with all the comforts that come with it. We're about to find out how office building landlords, and their tenants, draw them back in.

3 Questions For a Global Meetings Veteran on the Future of Workplaces
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Meetings

Road to Recovery: What Meeting and Event Planners Want From Hotels and Venues Right Now

After a yearlong pause for the travel industry, it’s now starting to feel like the cloud of uncertainty is being lifted. Planners are increasingly optimistic about the state of meetings and events and are growing more confident by the day about the future of the industry.

Road to Recovery: What Meeting and Event Planners Want From Hotels and Venues Right Now

Hotels

Does Accor Plan to Be the Next WeWork?

Hotel group Accor has big ambitions in Asia for its co-working brand Wojo. But it probably shouldn't count on the region rolling out the red carpet for remote workers.

Does Accor Plan to Be the Next WeWork?

Business Travel

The New Art of Booking Travel to Bring Together Remote Workers

The methods for booking a suitable corporate retreat these days still feel very experimental, with so many nuances to consider. But the rewards will be there for the platforms that get it right.

The New Art of Booking Travel to Bring Together Remote Workers

Meetings

The Great Unbundling of Events

Events played a critical role in both building community and generating revenue. But the forced pause in events, like the forced pause of the office, will lead to lasting changes, even if those who depend on events as a high-margin revenue source want them to snap back to how they were.

The Great Unbundling of Events

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Probing the Science of Human Behavior for Better Event Engagement

Probing the Science of Human Behavior for Better Event Engagement

Business Travel

Amex GBT Wants to Help Remote Workers Escape Confinement of Their Homes

More evidence that remote work is here to stay, with the world's biggest corporate travel agency now wanting to get in on the action.

Amex GBT Wants to Help Remote Workers Escape Confinement of Their Homes

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Remember When 75 Percent of Events Industry Said It Would Be Back to Normal in This Quarter? Not Happening

Remember When 75 Percent of Events Industry Said It Would Be Back to Normal in This Quarter? Not Happening

Business Travel

Meetings Booking Platform Backed by Hotel Giants Grows in Asia Via Acquisition

Companies that raised money before the crisis are sailing through it. Look at Groups360, which got $50 million from Marriott International, IHG, Accor, and Hilton a year ago, and has grown since.

Meetings Booking Platform Backed by Hotel Giants Grows in Asia Via Acquisition