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Most Expensive Cities for Business Travel

New York City topped the list of most expensive US city for business travel.

As we wind up the third quarter and head into the fourth, many companies are beginning to plan their final business trips, conferences, and meetings of the year. But have you thought about which cities are the most expensive for doing business?

Skift, a travel news website, recently published an article on the 10 Most Expensive Cities for Business Travel. Using data from Concur’s annual “Expense IQ Report,” Skift reported that Brisbane, Australia was the most expensive international city for business travel, while New York City topped the list for domestic cities.

If you have the luxury of choosing the location of your meeting or business trip, you may want to consider those cities with high costs. By selecting a city with lower costs you may increase in-person attendance at your meeting and save your bottom line a lot of money. You might also get better hotel options and services.

 

 

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AirPortal and Concur: A partnership that fuels the takeoff!

concur and christopherson business travelSynergies can create amazing results. We, at Christopherson Business Travel, know this first hand, having partnered with Concur and leveraging the power of our own internally developed AirPortal® software platform. Fulfillment matters.

As shown in this article, current cost cutting and technology trends are creating a great environment for Concur, providing 35% growth in 2011 and outpacing that number in 2012. CBT ripens that environment by combining Concur with AirPortal® and the expertise of the 12th largest (and fastest growing) TMC in the country. CBT customers must agree, having fueled Concur transaction growth by 157% in 2011 and 169% YTD in 2012, more than quadrupling Concur’s own growth.

The combination of Concur, AirPortal®, and CBT means only one thing: 3… 2… 1… TAKEOFF!

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Concur Fusion 2011

Christopherson Business Travel is pleased to sponsor the Concur Fusion 2011 Conference in Las Vegas, from February 15-18. Christopherson has been a partner with Concur for over three years, and our team of online specialists are amazing at implementing and servicing our Concur Travel clients.
Christopherson will have a vendor booth at the tradeshow, and we invite all attendees to stop by and enter to win an Apple iPad.
We are looking forward to a great time, great education, and networking at Concur Fusion 2011. Hope to see you there!