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Business Travel To U.S. Grew Faster Than Leisure Travel

Posted on August 18, 2016

Major U.S. destinations still count more fanny packs and selfie sticks than brief cases and note pads among their visitors, but international business travel to the U.S. grew more than leisure travel in 2015.

The U.S. National Travel and Tourism Office found business travel from top overseas markets to the U.S. grew by 15% year-over-year and leisure travel from the same markets grew by 9%. Business travel arrivals growth from Ireland, the Netherlands, Australia and Italy were strongest and grew between 30% to 40% over 2014.

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