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Technology continues to reduce business travel

Research out today has revealed that technology has reduced the need to travel for nearly half (46%) of business travellers, according to the Barclaycard Business Travel Survey. The biggest impact has been seen by those in senior positions, with 56% of CEOs and 52% of FDs using tools such as video conferencing to reduce their need to travel.

Business travel decreases

New research out today reveals that the time spent travelling for business has decreased for the first time in three years, according to the annual Barclaycard Business Travel Survey. A quarter of workers who travelled less in 2003/04 than the previous year attribute this decline to the introduction of new technology, reducing their need for as many face to face meetings.