Business travellers are a content lot. Ninety-two percent(92%) are satisfied with the amount of travelling they do. Marriott’s Fairfield Inn & Suites recently conducted a survey of 1,000 business travelers who were on the road more than three times annually and spent atleast 22 nights in a hotel.
Reasons business travelers enjoy the road include:
*Experiencing new places 68%
*Meeting new people 54%
*Going out to eat 52%
*Earning mileage or loyalty points 47%
*Trying new foods 38%
*Not going to the office 36%
*Spending time alone 29%
One-half (50%) of these business travellers say the most difficult part of travelling is missing family or a “significant other”. Other pitfalls mentioned include: sleeping poorly, not maintaining fitness regimes, and no home cooked meals.
Eighty percent(80%) say business travel makes them more successful at work and more prepared in life.