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Small Business Spend Report Infographic

Where in the world is the most popular place for small business travelers to dine out, drive in, or hang their hat? Concur took a good look at our travel and expense database to find the top trends in small business travel. Our statistics revealed a peek into the habits of frequent travelers around the globe – where they’re spending money, where they aren’t, and what the state of the industry is at home and overseas.

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Where in the world is the most popular place for small business travellers to dine out, drive in, or hang their hat? Concur took a good look at our travel and expense database to find the top trends in small business travel. Our statistics revealed a peek into the habits of frequent travelers around the globe – where they’re spending money, where they aren’t and what the state of the industry is at home and overseas.

Top 10 Most Visited Cities – Where is Everyone Going?

US Cities

New York City, New York

Chicago, Illinois

Las Vegas, Nevada

San Francisco, California

Washington, D.C.

Orlando, Florida

Seattle, Washington

Boston, Mass

San Diego, California

Houston, Texas

International Cities

London, United Kingdom

Hong Kong

Singapore

Paris, France

Tokyo, Japan

Shanghai, China

Beijing, China

Toronto, Canada

Vancouver, Canada

Montreal, Canada

(Based on the average of both overnight hotel stays and common line item amounts.)

Spendy Spots – Top 10 Most Expensive Cities for Small Business Travel

U.S Cities

New York City, New York

Chicago, Illinois

Las Vegas, Nevada

San Francisco, California

Seattle, Washington

Washington, D.C.

Orlando, Florida

Miami, Florida

Boston, Massachusetts

San Diego, California

International Cities

London, United Kingdom

Tokyo, Japan

Hong Kong

Paris, France

Singapore

Beijing, China

Shanghai, China

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Toronto, Canada

Vancouver, Canada

(Based on the average cost for lodging, dining and entertainment.)

Up in the Air – Average Airfare Costs (and percent change from last year)

Australia $778.45 - Up 28.07%

Canada $489.96 - Down 0.13%

France $879.29 - Up 25.83%

Germany $774.61 - Up 42.97%

Hong Kong $855.16 - Down 44.86%

India $430.29 - Up 17.40%

Japan $668.18 - Down 49.13%

United Kingdom $1104.16 - Up 7.47%

United States $394.59 - Up 5.72%

On the Ground

Eat: Average Dining Costs

The High: $44.99 in Singapore

The Low: $23.00 in Seoul, Republic of Korea

Sleep: Average Lodging Costs

The High: $265.38 in London, United Kingdom

The Low: $129.77 in Orlando, Florida

Drive: Average Car Rental Costs

The High: $576.49 in Beijing, China

The Low: $40.83 in Singapore

Fun Facts

New York City and London are two of the most visited cities in the world.

Need to hail a cab or book some ground transportation? Expect to pay as little as $17.33 in Beijing but as much as $61.62 in Mississauga, Canada

G’Day? G’Night! – Expect to spend $240.57 a night in Australia, which saw an increase of 15.40% in lodging from last year.

Oui, Oui! – The average cost for dining out in France was $44.37, an increase of 9.46%

Bring extra EUR. Germany has the highest increase in airfare of 42.97% from last year. The average cost of a plane ticket is $774.61

The information in this report is based on an analysis of a subset of T&E expense report data from Concur derived from companies with 100 or fewer employees. For year-overyear data, Concur compared 2011 spend data to comparable analysis from 2010. All data used to compile this report is anonymous and aggregated, so that no specific company or personal identifiable information is ever used.

Sources: Concur T&E Spend Report