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Business Travel Market Report 2013

  • Published: May 2013
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • Key Note Publications Ltd

This Key Note Market Update analyses the UK market for business travel, including activities by UK residents, both in the UK and abroad, as well as business travel to the UK by overseas residents. It examines broad market trends and development within each market segment, and discusses suppliers, such as airlines, rail travel providers, other transport operators, hotel and conferencing venues, car rental firms and travel management companies (TMCs).

The UK business travel market has declined in terms of both volume and value over the last 5 years. This downward trend in the market is, for the most part, attributable to recessionary factors, and the impact of the economic climate across Europe and the rest of the developed world. There has, however, been a degree of recovery apparent in the business travel market in recent years, with estimated growth in 2012 representing the second consecutive year of growth.

Between 2008 and 2012, the number of UK domestic, outbound and inbound visits declined by an estimated 5.4%. Similarly, the market declined in terms of value, experiencing an estimated fall of 2.7% in expenditure over the same period. The overseas markets, both outbound READ MORE >

Executive Summary

1. Introduction
BACKGROUND
DEFINITIONS
Tourism
Forms of Tourism
Purposes of Tourism
Categories of Visitor
Published Tourism Statistics
Categories of Tourism Expenditure
Supply Sectors
Transport
Hospitality
Others

2. Strategic Overview
MARKET DYNAMICS AND SEGMENTATION
Segmentation by Product
Area of Residence
Destination
Length of Stay
Time of Travel
Segmentation by Service
Mode of Transport
Accommodation
The Total UK Market for Business Travel
Table 2.1: The Total UK Market for Business Travel by Sector
by Volume and Value (000 visits and £m), 2008-
Figure 2.1: The Total UK Market for Business Travel by Sector
by Volume and Value (000 visits and £m), 2008-
DISTRIBUTION
Travel Management Companies
Online Agencies
Global Distribution Systems
Direct Bookings
Airlines
Rail Travel Providers
Accommodation Services
Communication Services
COMPETITIVE STRUCTURE
Overview
Air Travel
Rail Travel
Other Modes of Transport
Infrastructure
Hospitality
Travel Management Companies
Credit Card Companies
Communication Services
ADVERTISING
THE CONSUMER
MARKET FORECASTS
Table 2.2: The Forecast UK Market for Business Travel by Sector by Volume
and Value (000 trips and £m), 2013-
Figure 2.2: The Forecast UK Market for Business Travel by Sector by Volume
and Value (000 trips and £m), 2013-

3. Business Travel by UK Residents
BACKGROUND
MARKET SIZE
Table 3.1: Business Travel by UK Residents by Sector
by Volume (000 trips), 2008-
Table 3.2: Business Travel by UK Residents by Sector by Value (£m) 2008-
Table 3.3: Spend Per Trip by UK Business Travellers for Domestic and Outbound
Travel (£), 2008-
CONSUMER TRENDS
Table 3.4: Domestic Business Trips Taken in Great Britain by Age, Social Grade
and Duration of Trip (% adults),
MARKETING ACTIVITY AND DISTRIBUTION
ADVERTISING
Business Travel by Air
Table 3.5: Main Media Advertising Expenditure on Business Travel by Air
(£000 and %), Years Ending December 2011 and 2012
Other Sectors

4. Domestic Business Travel
BACKGROUND
MARKET SIZE
Table 4.1: The UK Market for Domestic Business Travel by Volume and Value
(000 trips and £m), 2008-2012
Table 4.2: Domestic Business Travel in Great Britain by Average Number of Trips per
Person, Average Number of Miles per Person, Average Trip Length and Average
Trip Duration (number, miles and minutes), 2007-
Season of Travel
Mode of Transport
Table 4.3: Domestic Business Travel in Great Britain by Average Number of Trips
and Miles per Person by Mode of Transport (number, miles and %),
Figure 4.1: Domestic Business Travel in Great Britain by Average Number of Trips
and Miles per Person by Mode of Transport (%),
CONSUMER TRENDS
Table 4.4: Domestic Business Trip Taken in Great Britain by Region of Residence
by Age, Social Grade and Duration of Trip (%),
MARKETING ACTIVITY

5. Outbound Business Travel
BACKGROUND
MARKET SIZE
Table 5.1: The UK Market for Outbound Business Travel
by Volume and Value (000 visits, 000 nights and £m), 2008-
Table 5.2: The UK Market for Outbound Business Travel
by Broad Region of Destination by Volume and Value (000 and £m), 2008-2012
Destination
Table 5.3: The UK Market for Outbound Business
Travel — Top Ten Destinations by Volume and Value (000 and £m),
Length of Stay
Table 5.4: The UK Market for Outbound Business Travel — Average Length of Stay
by Broad Region (number of nights), 2008-
Season of Travel
Table 5.5: The UK Market for Outbound Business Travel
by Broad Region of Destination by Season of Visit by Volume
and Value (000 visits, £m, and %), 2012
Mode of Transport
Table 5.6: The UK Market for Outbound Business Travel by Mode of Transport
by Volume (000 visits and %), 2008-
Travel Disruptions
TECHNOLOGICAL
Mobile Services
New Distribution Capability
Figure 5.1: The UK Market for Outbound Business Travel by Mode of Transport
Share (% share), 2008-2012
MARKETING ACTIVITY

6. Inbound Business Travel
BACKGROUND
MARKET SIZE
Table 6.1: The UK Market for Inbound Business Travel by Volume and Value
(000 visits, 000 nights and £m), 2008-2012
Table 6.2: The UK Market for Inbound Business Travel by Broad Region of Residence
by Volume and Value (000 visits, 000 nights and £m), 2008-2012
Destinations
Table 6.3: The UK Market for Inbound Business Travel — the Top Ten Destinations
by Volume (000 visits), 2011
Length of Stay
Table 6.4: The UK Market for Inbound Business Travel — Average Length of Stay
by Broad Region of Residence (nights), 2008-2012
Season of Travel
Table 6.5: The UK Market for Inbound Business Travel by Broad Region of Residence
by Season of Visit by Volume and Value (000 visits, £m and %), 2012
Mode of Transport
Table 6.6: The UK Market for Inbound Business Travel by Mode of Transport
by Volume (000 visits and %), 2008-2012
Figure 6.1: The UK Market for Inbound Business Travel by Mode of Transport Share
(% share), 2008-2012
MARKETING ACTIVITY

7. PEST Analysis
POLITICAL
Air Travel
Air Passenger Duty
UK Airport Capacity
Civil Aviation Act 2012
Rail Travel
Investment
ECONOMIC
The Global Economy
Heathrow Airport Charges
SOCIAL
Biofeuls
EU Emissions Trading Scheme

8. The Future
KEY FUTURE ISSUES FOR BUSINESS TRAVEL
The Global Economy
Terrorism
Technology
BUSINESS TRAVEL SUPPLIERS
Transport
Fuel
New Distribution Model
High Speed Rail
FORECASTS BY MARKET SECTOR
Domestic Business Travel
Table 8.1: The Forecast UK Market for Domestic Travel
by Volume and Value (000 trips and £m), 2013-
Figure 8.1: The Forecast UK Market for Domestic Travel
by Volume and Value (000 trips and £m), 2013-
Outbound Business Travel
Table 8.2: The Forecast UK Market for Outbound Business Travel by Volume
and Value (000 trips and £m), 2013-
Figure 8.2: The Forecast UK Market for Outbound Business Travel by Volume
and Value (000 trips and £m), 2013-
Inbound Business Travel
Table 8.3: The Forecast UK Market for Inbound Business Travel by Volume and Value
(000 trips and £m), 2013-
Figure 8.3: The Forecast UK Market for Inbound Business Travel by Volume
and Value (000 trips and £m), 2013-

9. Further Sources
Associations
Publications
General Sources
Government Publications

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