Un sondage GBTA montre que les voyages d'affaires américains en Europe restent résilients malgré les attentats de Paris

Alexandria, VA (November 23) –Nearly three-quarters of U.S. business travel buyers say their company’s travel to Europe will remain largely unaffected by the recent attacks on Paris, according to a poll conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in the days following the attacks. A majority (57 percent) reported “no change” and another 16 percent reported only “slight reductions” in their company’s travel to Europe. Only 10 percent reported that they have temporarily suspended travel to Paris.

The vast majority of U.S. business travel buyers – 93 percent – believe that it is important that travel to Europe continue as usual despite the recent terrorist attacks on Paris.

“This initial survey shows the resiliency of business travel in the face of these horrific attacks,” said Michael W. McCormick, GBTA Executive Director and COO. “However, corporations, governments and the business travel industry must continue to work closely together to ensure a global travel system that is both safe and secure.”

This survey of GBTA members was conducted online between November 18 and 20, 2015. In total, 169 U.S.-based travel buyers participated in the survey.

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À propos de l'Association mondiale des voyages d'affaires
La Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) est la première organisation commerciale de voyages d'affaires et de réunions au monde. Son siège social est situé dans la région de Washington, DC et elle opère sur six continents. Plus de 9 000 membres de GBTA gèrent chaque année plus de $345 milliards de dépenses mondiales de voyages d'affaires et de réunions. GBTA et la Fondation GBTA offrent une éducation, des événements, des recherches, des plaidoyers et des médias de classe mondiale à un réseau mondial en pleine croissance de plus de 28 000 professionnels du voyage et 125 000 contacts actifs. Pour savoir comment les voyages d'affaires stimulent la croissance durable des entreprises, gbta.org