Cost savings hammer environment in reasons for cutting business travel: Survey

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the bottom line findings from the new Barclaycard Commerical Business Travel Survey suggest the dire economic climate is far outweighing environmental concerns as a factor in cutting down business travel. Barclaycard’s 13th annual travel survey, covering 2,200 respondents attitude to business travel as of December 2008, showed of the 15% of business travellers who anticipated travelling less this year, three out of five respondents (57%) are doing this in response to declining business or cost issues and only one per cent as a result of a company environmental policy.  The 15% expecting to travel less this year compares to 7% who expected to travel less in the previous year’s survey.

For more from this year’s survey click here

And check out some of our recent stories on ailing business travel demand below

Corporate travel outlook grim

‘Boondoogle’ image fears hit corporate travel

 

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