Gen Z professionals reviving business travel

A recent survey conducted by American Express Canada highlights prevailing attitudes towards the return to business travel

Jun 23, 2023

According to the survey, professionals born between the late 1990s and mid-2000s are more likely to take the lead in reviving business travel, as 64% of them stated business travel will be a “top” or “high” priority for them in 2023 - notably higher percentage compared to other generations, including millennials, with 39% who feel the same way.

Key takeaways

  • The survey also found that 58 per cent of Gen Z respondents said they plan to travel more for work in 2023 than they did in 2022;
  • For over half of Gen Z respondents “meeting with clients” was the primary reason for conducting business travel. Other top reasons include knowledge building, team building, and meeting potential partners;
  • Cost of travel is the primary concern for Gen Z professionals (43%) followed by airport delays (36%), and environmental impact (29%) and it may impact their business travel decisions.

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