14-Mar-2011 11:03 AM

Ascend survey finds business travel likely to increase in 2011

Ascend conducted a survey of corporate travellers, finding 49% of respondents expect to fly more for business in 2011, resulting in an estimated 5.5% increase in business travel (Reuters, 11-Mar-2011). Some 48% of respondents expect higher corporate travel budgets, while only 8% expect lower travel budgets.