What trends will influence your hotel program in 2018?

According to our newly released Global Business Travel Forecast, hotel room rates are expected to have a low to moderate increase globally this year as improved economic performance generates greater demand for travel.

While consolidation has helped strengthen the position of global giants like Marriott and AccorHotels, travelers should benefit from their larger, more regionally diverse footprints.

In 2018, hotels will further look to drive profitability through increased use of ancillary fees, stricter cancellation policies and a continued focus on direct bookings.

To discover what trends are occurring on a regional level and what tips and tricks travel managers can employ to boost their hotel compliancy rate, download the full report from American Express Global Business Travel by filling out the form below.

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