For the global meetings industry, 2009 represents the best of times and the worst of times.
In the category of “worst”:
The global air transport industry will lose $4.7 billion this year, according to the International Air Transport Association. Looking ahead, Giovanni Bisignani, IATA's director general and CEO, says, “Expecting a significant recovery in 2010 would require more optimism than realism.”
Based on 500,000 interviews with business