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UAE Business Travelers Plan More Trips

Results of a recent survey conducted by YouGovSiraj were released on Monday and showed that about half of UAE business travelers are planning to take more trips and also upgrade to premium economy class. 

YouGovSiraj’s Travel Tracker surveyed 330 leisure and 255 business travelers from the UAE in January.  46 percent of respondents said they expect their business travel will increase, up from only 29 percent in January 2009.  15 percent said they expect their travel will increase a lot over the next twelve months, while 16 percent said they will travel less.  Director of travel and tourism research at YouGovSiraj, Jane Wilson, said “As people are feeling more positive about the economy and are increasingly focused on growth, they are now planning to travel on business more.”
 

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