Business Travel

Business Travel

About Business Travel

Business travel is the practice of people traveling for purposes related to their work. It is on the rise especially with foreign business markets opening up. 432 million business trips were completed by United States residents in 2009, this accounted for approximately $215 billion dollars towards the economy. Many airlines began to concentrate on providing premium service on long haul flights especially for the first and business class business traveler with the development of more sophisticated business traveler needs over the last 15 years. American Airlines was the first airline to offer a frequent flier program to customers. The AAdvantage program began in May 1981 and included Hertz car rental and Hyatt hotel.