BCD Travel consulting unit Advito, for example, in April lowered some of its projected 2013 airfare and hotel rate increases. After global corporate travel sales at American Express during the first three months of 2013 fell year over year for a fifth consecutive quarter, CFO Dan Henry noted that "across the board we've seen lower spending in T&E categories." Though Delta Air Lines in May reported that year-to-date corporate revenue increased 4 percent versus the prior-year period, president Ed Bastian cautioned that "corporate demand across the industry appears to be flat." Other forecasts are brighter for suppliers. The Global Business Travel Association cited an "improving economic outlook" in raising its forecasted 2013 year-over-year U.S. business travel spending total. Pegasus Solutions in a recent report noted "more decisive corporate travel spending in 2013" than in 2012 and "companies' increased willingness to raise their travel spend." Get the full story at Business Travel News Read also "Demand patterns, distribution changes create uncertainty as big gets bigger" at Business Travel News