Business Travel Trends from GBTA

Posted on: February 1st, 2017

Ground Transportation is not the only travel sector being disrupted (don’t forget about Airbnb) and traveler trends are shifting a bit in reaction to these changes.  This slideshow provides some of the highlights that surfaced in the survey.  Take-away for ground transportation?  If you are doing business travel trips that take more than an hour or so, you might want to consider adding wi-fi as a service to further differentiate your offering – keeping people productive while traveling should also be one of your strategies.

Ride-Sharing Services on the Rise
Half of respondents to the GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index said their companies now allow them to use ride-sharing services such as Lyft and Uber, a jump from 44 percent in June 2016. Seventy-one percent expected their use of ridesharing services to continue at the same pace over the next three months, while 18 percent said they planned to use them more often.
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