Shaping the future of travel

30 years of travel innovation

In a few days we will celebrate the 30th birthday of Amadeus. On October 21, 1987, I was 13 years old,...

Thoughts from the IATA WPS on travel disruption

It’s not often that you hear a panel of different players from across the travel industry agreeing...

Exploring ways to better manage airline disruptions

We’ve all experienced a cancelled or delayed flight. This is not only troubling for passengers,...


India leads BRIC nations in outbound luxury travel growth

It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that from now until 2025, the number of luxury outbound trips...

[Report] Taking a lean approach to shaping the future of travel

It may be a cliché and date back to Heraclitus (around 535-475 BC), but the travel business knows better...

Further expansion of LCC market share will be important trend in next decade

LCCs are outgrowing general traffic in every continent of the world. Europe remains the most active market...


SVP of Distribution, Holger Taubmann, discusses the future of travel

We caught up with our Senior VP of Distribution, Holger Taubmann, to hear his thoughts on the major travel...

Videoconferencing is increasingly a supplement, not a replacement for business travel

We’ve talked about several trends related to business travel behavior, which were identified in our report...

Business models of LCCs and traditional carriers have converged, but remain distinctive

There has been a significant convergence of business models in the airline sector in the past 5-10 years...


Western business travel behaviour has adapted following the global financial crisis

An interesting trend our landmark report, Shaping the Future of Travel, explores is the spending habits...

[VIDEO] What is the future of travel in Asia Pacific?

Last year, Asia was highlighted as having more residents than the rest of the world combined. Check out the world...

‘Travel stylists’ in fashion for 2014

We all have our own style. We like to dress a certain way and decorate our homes to suit our taste. And now,...