Forecasts have shown a slight decline in the growth rate in business travel, perhaps a sign that overall economic strength is less robust than previously thought. It’s also a struggle for travel providers to negotiate strong rates for 2017 in this environment, which reflects a positive for travel managers and companies looking to limit their spending on travel. Hotel executives are seeing a small increase in their negotiated rates for next year, while airline executives are seeing fares rising on bookings close to the time of travel. Get the full story at Skift Read also "Trumping the travel industry: Travel agents weigh in"