November 05, 2018

Six out of 10 business trips are now ‘bleisure’ trips


Bleisure has been a growing trend for a few years and now studies are rolling in showing just how popular it is.

Not only do 60% of corporate travel bookings now include a leisure component, the growth is double-digit year over year, according to Expedia metrics. The study surveyed travellers in the U.S., UK, Germany, India and China.

Even if we try not to, many of us check work emails on our phones while we’re on vacation. We work when we’re on vacation – so maybe it’s not so surprising that we also want to vacation when we work.

Nearly 68% of business travellers add on bleisure travel one to three times a year, according the survey. The data shows location (25%) and a business trip falling close to a weekend (22%) as the top indicators prompting clients to add a bleisure component.

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