Polls Show Signs Of Optimism As Corporate Travel Remains Off By Roughly 70 Percent Versus 2019

[CORRECTIONS: This article originally cited an incorrect timeframe for the American Express survey and incorrectly described the reduction in FCM's business. Both are corrected below.]

The latest in a recurring survey by the Global Business Travel Association showed growing optimism among corporate travel buyers regarding their colleagues' willingness to travel.

Seventy-five percent of 290 buyer members from around the world last week indicated their companies' employees were "very" or "somewhat" willing to travel for business "in the current environment," according to a Thursday GBTA statement. That was up from 65 percent in April . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.
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