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Despite stalled growth in China, Brazil and Russia, a wave of newly middle-class travelers from the BRICs and beyond will start visiting international destinations in the coming decades — dwarfing the numbers we’ve seen thus far.
Admittedly, a one vendor list, but enough data to draw trendlines. And London is still the most global city for business, and expensive too. Maybe it really should solve that Heathrow problem, fast…
Concur, the travel and expense automation company, recently came out with its annual “Expense IQ Report” for 2013, and based on its $50 billion expense transactions per year that it processes, it has a wealth of trends data around business travel habits.
One of the charts particularly caught our globalist eye, its list of the international destinations are most popular among business travelers, and the relative average costs for lodging, dining, ground transportation and entertainment.
London once again came in as the top destination, and the top four most visited cities remained unchanged from 2011, Concur data shows.