Cost of business trips fall in Q3


Latest research shows that in Q3 of 2015, the average cost of a business trip fell by 8.5% in the UK & Ireland to £424.60.


Produced by CWT Solutions Group, the fourth of its quarterly barometers shows CWT’s data from the preceding quarter and segments it into industry sectors, giving year-on-year comparisons to benchmark changes and development in the business travel industry.


The barometer covers air, rail and hotel spend, destinations, ticket types and much more. An example statistic for Q3 is: ‘The average hotel room rate is down 2.1% year-on-year.’


Click here to see the full UK specific barometer.


Please contact the UK and Ireland press team for more information or for an interview opportunity with a member of the CWT Solutions Group.


About CWT 
CWT is a global leader specialised in managing business travel and meetings and events. CWT serves companies, government institutions and non-governmental organisations of all sizes in more than 150 countries and territories. By leveraging both the expertise of its people and leading-edge technology, CWT helps clients derive the greatest value from their travel programme in terms of savings, service, security and sustainability. The company is also committed to providing best-in-class service and assistance to travellers. In 2014, sales volume for wholly owned operations and joint ventures totaled US$27.3 billion. As part of its commitment to responsible business, CWT is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact Ten Principles. For more information about CWT, please visit our UK website at Follow us on Twitter @CWT_UKI

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