New York most popular business travel destination

5/1/2019 10:14:34 AM

New York is the most popular business travel destination globally, for the fourth time in a row. The ‘Big Apple’ was followed by London, which last held the top spot in 2014. Paris was ranked number three in the top 20, compiled by Egencia.  

New York finished first in Egencia’s global study on flight demand for the 20 most traveled-to cities for business travel. According to Lodging Magazine, Egencia flight data shows that business trip flight bookings to New York were nearly 10 percent higher than bookings to London in 2018. Air travel to the French capital increasing by more than 20 percent from January 1, 2018, to December 1, 2018.  

Shanghai is the fourth-most-traveled-to business destination internationally. Asia dominates this year’s rankings with four cities in the top 10 this year, and seven within the top 20:   

  1. New York 
  2. London 
  3. Paris 
  4. Shanghai 
  5. Toronto 
  6. Singapore 
  7. San Francisco 
  8. Hong Kong 
  9. Tokyo 
  10. Chicago 
  11. Dubai 
  12. Mexico City 
  13. Boston 
  14. Montreal 
  15. Beijing 
  16. Los Angeles 
  17. Mumbai 
  18. Sao Paulo 
  19. Casablanca 
  20. Seoul 

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