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Survey: High potential for mobile app development in travel industry

T.C. Seow | Oct. 2, 2013
Latest travel insights report by Abacus shows mobile as one of the top five emerging trends in corporate travel practices across the Asia Pacific region.

Cost concerns
Robert Bailey, CEO of Abacus International commented that LCCs are also reaching out more to the corporate sector. "While the low-cost market in Asia has yet to fully embrace corporate travel distribution, some budget carriers are now clearing a path to the corporate accounts, recognising the scale of the opportunity with trade partners, particularly on routes where low-cost competition is beginning to crowd out," he said. 

Robert Bailey (Abacus)
Photo: Robert Bailey

"Despite the challenges, travel agencies are better placed to capitalise on the trends as they affect their businesses," added Bailey. "The essential technology and content is already available and customised for clients in many different commercial settings." 

The 2013 Abacus Corporate Travel Practices Survey was completed in April 2013. 

 

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