Business travellers look to employers for safety

SourceZawya
SectorEconomy
CountryGCC

Travel will continue to play an irreplaceable role in meeting critical business demands, even as health and safety are top-of-the-mind among employees, a survey showed.The survey reveals that ensuring their health and safety while travelling is most important to business travellers, with 65% placing it in their top three considerations. Top concerns about returning to business travel also include infecting their families (55%) and getting sick themselves (53%). These concerns could be contributing to employees' stress during the trip. 45% of business travellers said they find the actual trip the most stressful stage, a 50% increase from last year. 26% find pre-trip activities such as planning, booking and organising their trip to be the most stressful, while 29% find post-trip activities such as filing expense reports and monitoring their health after returning ...read more...