Hotel rates will continue to decline while airfares will increase slightly in 2010. That was the projection from American Express’ 2010 Global Business Travel Forecast, which was released on September 30. The study, produced by eXpert insights, a new research practice of American Express Business Travel’s Global Advisory Services, also predicts that budgets for events and conferences—which have been notoriously tight in 2009—will begin to loosen slightly in 2010 and possibly even increase 1 ...

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