VDR reports upward trend in German business travel since 2021

16 September, 2022

Germany's Association of German Travel Management (VDR), via its VDR Business Travel Report, reported (12-Sep-2022) German companies' business travel spend increased 32% in 2021 from the previous year. VDR stated an "upward trend" is being observed in business travellers following severe restrictions in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, with German business travel trips increasing 26% year-on-year to 41.4 million in 2021. The number of business travellers increased 67% to 5.5 million, however remains "a long way from the peak of 13 million business travellers in 2019". [more - original PR - German]