Business travel

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Business class seats in aircraft usually provide more space and facilities than the standard class.

Business travel is travel undertaken for work or business purposes, as opposed to other types of travel, such as for leisure purposes or regularly commuting between one's home and workplace.


The reasons to conduct business travel might include:

  • visiting customers or suppliers
  • meetings at other company locations
  • professional development and attending a congress.
  • market or promote a new or an existing product
  • visiting project site for evaluation
  • strengthening relationships with customers
  • strengthening employees' loyalty to the business
  • building new partnerships
  • networking
  • identifying trends and new markets

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Efficient Business travels base on Lean Travelling methodology


  • Davidson, Rob; Cope, Beulah (2003), Business Travel: Conferences, Incentive Travel, Exhibitions, Corporate Hospitality, and Corporate Travel, Pearson Education, ISBN 9780582404441
  • Beaverstock, Jonathan; Derudder, Ben; Faulconbridge; Witlox (2012), International Business Travel in the Global Economy, Ashgate Publishing, ISBN 9781409488439
  • Swarbrooke, John; Horner, Susan (2012), Business Travel and Tourism, Routledge, ISBN 9781136423062