There are many options for Corporate Travel Managers and Procurement and Sourcing professionals when choosing travel options, but the need to meet duty of care compliance, cost management, simple booking processes and traveler satisfaction make serviced apartments a viable solution for extended stay travel.
According to this article, travel managers frequently report that their travelers are “doing their own thing” when it comes to project-based trips and longer stays, booking Airbnb or “outside the program” hotels at their own risk.
The GBTA Foundation’s recent survey explains that travelers’ top reasons for choosing serviced apartment for extended stays, are:
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Preference for the residential feel
- More square feet
- Feeling of safety