Bleisure is the practice of mixing business travel with leisure, a trend identified in 2013 as a growing phenomenon. According to BGH’s Bleisure Report 2014, 60% of business travelers declared they were more likely to add leisure to a business trip than they were five years ago. Indeed, business travelers are choosing to bring family, or add an extra hotel night for sight-seeing, or take a detour on the way
Guy Bentley, CEO of Glion Institute of Higher Education takes a look at the current state of the hospitality industry and shares his views on predicted 2016 industry trends. Travel & tourism industry forecast The worldwide travel & tourism industry continued to see strong growth throughout 2015 and international tourist arrivals are predicted to grow by 3-4% per year and reach 1.8 billion in 2030, according to the UNWTO report.