(New York, USA – 01 January 2014) American Express Travel recently surveyed a panel of experts – nearly 200 of its Travel Counselors – on top destinations and travel trends they are seeing from their customers for 2014. According to the findings, heading abroad will be popular: 52% of the Travel Counselors surveyed indicated travelers are planning international getaways, and 45% of respondents reported many jetsetters are planning both domestic and international trips next year.
(Lausanne/Switzerland – 16 February 2013) The goal of this research was to anticipate which activities and skills will characterise the purchasing function in European restaurants in 2025. More precisely, it not only investigated the way the evolution of this function is envisaged by F&B buyers and restaurant managers themselves, but also confronted it to the opinions of academic experts. We used qualitative and quantitative methodologies to study six European countries: France, Poland, the UK, Germany, Sweden and Spain. This allowed us to examine the differences, similarities and singularities in the perceptions of restaurateurs from these various areas and cultures.