Stat: Pets Top Unique Requests for Travel Agents

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has released a new survey reporting some of the top trends in air, lodging and overall trip booking from their travel counselors.

Below is a summary of the survey (click each half to enlarge): 


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Agents were asked to weigh in on traveler preferences and common requests. 

Key insights include:

  • Business travelers take 21-30 trips per year
  • Fall was cited as the busiest time of year for business travel
  • Brand names are most important when booking hotels
  • 21 percent of travel counselors said they have received travel requests related to pets
  • Business travelers have requested to stay in B&Bs, apartments, cabins, castles and tree houses.


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