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March/April 2019


Our Databank, as featured in the magazine, is available as a downloadable pdf....

January/February 2019

Forecasting for Success – BBT looks at predictions for the year ahead across business travel, meetings and events, as well as what buyers believe they will face throughout 2019
Tech trends
Defining the boundaries
Checklist for China
Unlucky Irish
More meetings
Ascending accommodation
Room for growth
Oil on the rise
Price hike

November/December 2018

High Tension – As the Autumn BBT Forum focused on 'Finding the balance between people and policy,' what are the stats on the health risks of work trips?

Burnout culprits
Bleisure boost
Asking for help
More travel, more problems
Packing up
Lost time
Bad behaviour
Unnecessary stress
Negative effects

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September/October 2018

Safe and sound – A graphic look at how travel managers and their travellers are mitigating risks – or not
Sage advice
Challenging countries
Female disadvantage?
Change of plans
On the safe side
Young and concerned
Top challenges
Steps to success

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July/August 2018

Intriguing Incidentals – In-depth analysis reveals some interesting – and shocking – truths about business travellers’ behaviour when it comes to payments and expenses
Driven by process
Slap on the wrist
Resisting change
Likely expenses
Frequent fakers
On the company dime
Popular payments
Battle of the sexes
Turning up
Thinking ahead
Stuck in their ways
Most expensed

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May/June 2018

Foreseeable future – how travellers and buyers really feel about the future of travel
Biometric buy-in
Early adopters
Investment in the future
The power of AI
Reaping the benefits
The impact of NDC
Hold your horses
Do buyers see NDC as a good thing?

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March/April 2018

Share of the cake – a look at the latest facts, stats and figures on the use of the sharing economy in business travel

Millennials still want hotels
Managers are concerned by app-based ride-hailing services
Airbnb wins on price
Uber claims big percentage of expenses
Changing places
Seeing the benefit
Tried and tested
No suppliers allowed
Travellers want it all
Role reversal

January/February 2018

Reaching the summit – 2018 outlook for the MICE industry
Attendance looks bright
Budgets look good
Productivity soars
Breaking tradition
Top 3 MICE destinations
Declining numbers in Asia
Conferences are king
Top 10 most sustainable cities for corporate events
Use of partnerships
Increased activity
Wellness on the cards?

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November/December 2017

Not just a number – data collected from the business travel road warriors
Business travel is vital
Spending soars on work time
Business blunders
What travellers want
Mattress tops kids
Gender divide
London calling

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September/October 2017

2018 air price predictions
UK's busiest ever day
Share prices
Aircraft orders
Wizz tops ancilliary sales
Percentage of profits made by IAG's airline brands
Superjumbo orders
Seat capacity
Oil prices
Airline revenues

Databank July/August 2017

The latest facts,stats and figures from the ground transport industry.

Taxi expenses
Black cab Vs Uber
Ride hailing
Inflating mileage

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Databank May/June 2017

Born in the USA...

Trump travel ban
Trump ban by destination
Meetings matter
American Pie charts
On time performance

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Databank March/April 2017

Analysing the facts, stats and figures for the UK rail industry...

Booking trends
Air v Rail
ORR stats
Satisfaction and punctuation

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Databank January/February 2017

BBT takes a look at what the new year may bring...


Buyers' budgets
2017 car price projections
Airfare forecast
US travel spend
Oil price
Hotel openings
Group hotel rates

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Databank November/December 2016

All the latest facts, stats and figures on the sharing economy

US ridesharing
Travel insurance
Large chain hotels
GTMC/HRS study
Egencia research


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Databank September/October 2016

Scanning the horizon for futuristic facts, stats and figures...

Predicted global GDP growth
Growth in global air traffic
Air price projections
Digital travel
Global hotel pipeline

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Databank July/August 2016

The latest facts, stats and figures from the car rental sector...

RentalCar survey

Year-on-year increases

Global booking trends

Leasing of fleets

Car rental transactions

Databank May/June 2016

The latest facts, stats and figures from the accommodation sector

UK average room rates

Starring roles

How do you book?


UK room supply

UK hotels forecast

Rise of Airbnb

REVPAR growth

Hotel rooms Asia Pacific

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Databank March/April 2016

Safety and security
International SOS danger map
Top 10 risks to UK businesses
Average room rates in volatile countries
Visits to high-risk areas
Zika virus
Kidnap incidents
Safety checks

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Databank January/February 2016

Business travel spend by region

Airline cost control

EMEA airfare forecast

Are you NDC ready?

Rates and prices

Meetings and events

World economic growth

Oil prices

Databank November/December 2015

Low-Cost Carriers - stats, facts and figures from the LCC market

LCCs on the rise
Global gains
Ride on time
Operating margins
Booking direct v GDS
Cleared for take off
That little bit extra
Flights and Figures