There are a few ways to talk about business travel's prospects. Some news articles quote sentiment surveys — do business folks plan to travel more or less, spend more or less on trips, loosen up on restrictions? Some highlight mid- to long-term forecasts by economists and the like.
Many discuss uncertainty, but booking trends have been pretty stable for a few months. Absurd as it feels, there's a temptation here to use the word "normal."
During a Barclays conference last week, American Express Company CFO Jeff Campbell said non-U.S. T . . .