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Around one in three business travellers would accept a lower-paying job in return for more travel, a new study has found.
The survey by Booking.com for Business found that 30 per cent of business travellers said they would accept a lower-paying job if it meant more travel for work.
“No longer seen as lost time or a career inconvenience, business travel is increasingly seen as an opportunity to expand horizons, find inspiration and progress in a career,” says Ripsy Bandourian, director of product development at Booking.com for Business.
“The research shows that company bosses are potentially under-valuing business travel as a staff remuneration ‘bargaining chip’ as well as a workforce motivation and retention tool,” according to Booking.com.
The survey also found that:
Where are business travellers likely to go? Booking.com says that the fastest-growing destinations for business travel include Shanghai, Tokyo, Bangkok, Guangzhou, New York, Budapest, Singapore, Hong Kong, Prague, and Amsterdam.
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