The Boston Consulting Group suggests that by 2019 APAC will surpass North America as the world’s wealthiest region. That’s a powerful prediction. Given there are emerging economies to consider as well as a determined China – an entity unto itself – GDP rates are strong. That means business is robust With GoldSpring Consulting being a […]

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GBTA Convention 2018

Just like last year, we will be sharing our favorite tchotchkes of GBTA Convention 2018. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to see our top picks!

World Bank Sprints to Global Meetings Management

By Chris Davis Progress in Washington, D.C., can be a sluggish beast, with any incremental change the product of a long-winded process of committees, negotiations and lots and lots of talking. But don’t tell that to the D.C.-headquartered World Bank, which floored the accelerator to create a strategic meetings management program and roll it out […]

The Stress of Business Travel Poll – Your Surprising Feedback

By Will Tate, Partner Is business travel a good or bad thing? We consistently hear travel studies showing the stress of business travel causes lower employee morale, personal frustration, and general unpleasantness.  But, could there be a lighter side?  This month’s GoldSpring survey asked just that – with some surprising results. We first asked, “When you […]

Three Best Practices to Manage TMC Bids

By Deb Blowers, Senior Consultant We recently welcomed a 4-month-old puppy into our home. He requires daily engagement, a training strategy to make him successful, and clear rules to help him adjust to his new surroundings. Just as a puppy needs all these things, so does a TMC RFP project to be successful. Here are […]

Is Dynamic Pricing Relevant for Your Hotel Programme?

By: Kevin Iwamoto Now that hotels are better optimising revenue per room, travel buyers need to think carefully about their sourcing model In full transparency, I was a global hotel programme category leader for HP for many years. We had the large volume global spend numbers that suppliers worldwide find exciting and attractive. We had […]