A Business Travel Show poll has revealed that prices have already increased for 16% of corporate travel buyers in the UK, compared with 6% across Europe.

178 travel buyers, almost two-thirds of whom work in the UK, were asked what impact Brexit might have on client confidence and buying behaviours, and 11% of continental European buyers are holding off from investing in travel, compared with 4% in the UK. Shaun Hinds, Managing Director, International Operations at BridgeStreet, cited the possible 30,000 jobs being created to deliver Brexit thereby offering the extended stay market a great opportunity.

The Business Travel Show is hosting a panel session on Brexit in February to help buyers understand what it could mean for their travel programmes.

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