Hospitality Brands and the Business Traveler Experience

As more business travelers return to the skies and roads, finance leaders, looking to retain pandemic-era savings and facing global economic uncertainty, are scrutinizing corporate expenses now more than ever. During Covid, travelers began to rely more on digital tools, and today they expect more seamless experiences when they travel for work.

There is also a fundamental shift in how employees approach travel, with 41 percent of travel managers reporting an increase in employees asking for blended travel, according to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). The rise in blended, or “bleisure,” travel further complicates a longstanding challenge in corporate