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Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a global travel management company, today revealed that its U.S.-based customers are now saving an average of $305 per trip by tracking airfare and hotel price fluctuations and rebooking when a lower available rate becomes available. The company’s fare tracking solution – powered by Yapta’s FareIQ – has delivered customers an average airfare savings of $170 per ticket. Meanwhile, its hotel rate tracking solution – powered by Yapta’s RoomIQ – has delivered an average savings of $135 per hotel stay.
New research out today highlights six key risks heading into 2017 that could impact both travel industry prices and the global economy as a whole. They are emerging market performance, financial market turbulence, geopolitical risks, uncertainty surrounding Brexit, potentially fluctuating U.S. interest rates and oil prices.
Adding some leisure time to a business trip might seem like a new phenomenon. But Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s Solutions Group’s analysis of 29 million business trips, the results of which are released today, shows the amount of bleisure has remained the same for the past five years.
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