USEUROPEAFRICAASIA 中文双语Français
Business
Home / Business / Macro

China's business travel market to grow steadily in 2017: report

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-06-21 16:40

BEIJING - Chinese business travel market is expected to maintain steady growth this year, according to an industry report.

Managers have positive outlook toward the business travel market, with about 45 percent of those surveyed expecting increased travel this year, out-performing the global average, according to AirPlus, a leading German travel services provider.

About 41 percent of the managers believe that the Chinese economy will support the business travel sector, and that the Belt and Road Initiative will increase international business exchanges.

Over 90 percent of business travelers use mobile payment tools to pay for their trips, according to the report.

Globally, business travel payments will become easier, smarter and safer through digital solutions, according to Michiel Verhaagen,board member of AirPlus International.

China is the fourth largest market for AirPlus, which saw deals grow by 34 percent in 2016, according to Wang Lu, managing director of AirPlus International China.

Most Viewed in 24 Hours
BACK TO THE TOP
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US