Business Travel

Overall, the cost of a business trip is rising, according to data from American Express’ recent 2008 Global Business Travel Forecast. The company finds that the cost per domestic trip in 2008 should go up $63 to $1,110, while internationally, costs are expected to rise by $205 per trip to $3,171.

Here is a breakdown of what to expect in airfare and hotel rates around the world, according to American Express, based on internal and external research of supplier markets, regional economic trends and interviews with Amex industry analysts.

North America Table

Europe Table

Latin Table

Asia Table