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Click. daily update: Global business travel market to reach US$1.6bn by 2023

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by Nicola Donovan, Click. Travel Writer, Booking.com

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Here are four of today’s most interesting reads to keep you in-the-know.

1. Global business travel market to reach US$1.6bn by 2023

According to a recent report by Allied Market Research, the global business travel market is estimated to reach US$1.6bn by 2023, up from US$1.3bn in 2017.

Source: www.hospitalitynet.org

2. Thanksgiving drives US tourism to UK

Data from ForwardKeys shows flight bookings from the US to the UK are up 20% from Sunday 18th to Saturday 24th November, compared to the same period in 2017, indicating a rise in US visitors to the UK during thanksgiving.

Source: www.breakingtravelnews.com

3. Australia welcomes first 5-Star Green Star certified hotel

Ibis Styles Hobart Hotel has been named as Australia’s first and only 5-Star Green Star certified hotel, awarded by the Green Building Council of Australia.

Source: www.thehotelconversation.com.au

4. New Zealand asks visitors to pledge to protect environment

New Zealand is encouraging visitors to respect the country’s natural environment. Amid concerns of the impact of overtourism, passengers on flights into the country will be shown a two-minute video that outlines a set of guiding principles.

Source: www.independent.co.uk

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Nicola Donovan is a travel writer for Click.

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