Global business travel spend 2000-2019

Business tourism or business travel is a branch of the tourism industry that is typically focused on travelers that are working and being paid. Business travelers have different requirements to leisure travelers including: convenience, value for money, high-speed internet, loyalty schemes, complimentary breakfasts and more. Activities often included in business travel are meetings, exhibitions and/or business events. In 2019, global business tourism spending reached 1,283 billion U.S. dollars.

Business tourism spending worldwide from 2000 to 2019

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Release date

February 2020



Survey time period

2000 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Spending on business travel within a country by residents and international visitors.
Figures show nominal prices.
Release date is date accessed.

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