A quarter of business trips undertaken by UK executives are now booked online, according to independent research commissioned by e-Travel. The research, conducted amongst over 600 UK business executives, echoes the worldwide trend observed by e-Travel, of business travel bookings moving online, which has contributed to e-Travel achieving a 47% year-on-year growth across its e-commerce business’ during Q1 2005.
Jér™me Destors, Commercial Director of Amadeus e-Travel, said, “Business travellers want speed and convenience when it comes to booking and the online environment offers these options. The advantages for both travel management companies and business travellers are vast, which is why we invest so much money in continuing to enhance our online self-booking solutions in line with what the market wants.”
As part of Amadeus e-Travel’s continued investment in developing its self booking tools equalling millions of euros per annum, the company today announced the further enhancements of e-Travel Aergo in response to feedback from travel management com panies and business travellers.