Bit by the travel bug

AMSTERDAM, 26 January 2017: The travel industry should brace itself for a new breed of business travellers who favour new travel experiences over traditional workplace benefits.

New research reveals that a staggering 30% of business travellers would accept a lower paying job if it meant they could travel more.

Commissioned by Booking.com for Business, the research shows that company bosses are potentially under-valuing business travel as a staff remuneration ‘bargaining chip’ as well as a workforce motivation and retention tool.

Business travelBooking.com for Business director of product development, Ripsy Bandourian, comments: “No longer seen as lost time, or a career inconvenience, business travel is increasingly seen as an opportunity to expand horizons, find inspiration and progress in a career.”

“As such, business travellers expect their employers to keep pace with their need for greater fluidity and flexibility and are even prepared to negotiate on salary to do so.”

For the full release, please visit https://globalnews.booking.com/30-of-people-would-accept-a-lower-paying-job-if-it-meant-traveling-more-for-work/.

(PRNewswire)