The rise of the sharing economy, changing demographic expectations, big data, political turmoil, AI, and currency shifts are just a few of the many forces that are putting pressure on the industry to remain in a state of perpetual adaptation. As the end of 2017 draws closer, it’s time for us to ask ourselves how this industry will continue to evolve in 2018. Here are 5 changes that we can expect. 1. Business travel picks up speed According to a report by the Global Business Travel Association, expected business travel spending is to grow by 6.1 percent in 2018, up from the expected 5.1 percent in 2017. Get the full story at The Next Web