Business travel will bounce back post-pandemic, Business Traveller Middle East has told radio station Dubai Eye.

Speaking to Business Breakfast host Tom Urquhart, BTME editor Gemma Greenwood revealed business travel had increased 55% after 2020 lockdown restrictions eased, citing a recent Business Traveller survey conducted earlier this year. Virtual solutions can’t always replace face-to-face interactions, she added, with the survey revealing business travellers preferred sales meetings and pitches in person and would travel to conduct them.

To hear the full interview on this morning’s show (November 18), click play below. The full survey results will be revealed in the December issue of BTME.