Magazine article Training & Development

Survey Says

Magazine article Training & Development

Survey Says

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Here are some stats on business travel from Homewood Suites Hotels:

* Sixty-nine percent of respondents said they travel at least five times a year on business.

* Almost 70 percent said at least two annual business trips require them to stay five consecutive nights or longer.

* An equal number--37 percent--said what they like about being on the road is either the excitement of their jobs or traveling to a new town.

* The three things business travelers miss most while away from home (other than family) are

1. their computers, 34 percent

2. the camaraderie of coworkers, 23 percent

3. their administrative support, 22 percent.

* The most important hotel room amenity respondents want is a comfortable bed (38 percent), followed by Internet access and a space to relax.

* The six things that business travelers want to see in their rooms most (in descending order of importance) are

1. a large work desk

2. voicemail

3. a data port

4. a two-line phone

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