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Bleisure travel isn't growing, despite what trends might say

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The phenomenon of business travelers who tack on additional leisure travel days to their business trip — the “bleisure” traveler — has been cited as an emerging trend for years. But a new white paper, “A Quantitative Look at the Leisure Phenomenon,” by Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s CWT Solutions Group, found that the percentage of business travel trips that are also bleisure trips has remained static over the last five years, calling the overall trend into question.