Millennials Take New Approach to Work-Life Balance, According to Survey
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MEMPHIS, TN—In an average month, one in four business-traveling Millennials travel overnight for business at least once per week, according to the new Hilton Garden Inn Discovery and Connection Survey.
More than any other age group, Millennial business travelers are more likely to add on extra days to their business trip for leisure travel than they were compared to a year ago (84%), and even more likely to if the hotel is offering a discount on additional nights, at ninety-two percent.
The Hilton Garden Inn Discovery and Connection Survey also found that the majority of Millennials said that discovering a new city is the number one motivator to extend a business trip. Millennials are funding adventure through business, too. About 85% of this group is more likely to use reward points from their business travel to book a vacation, compared to a year ago.
And three in five business travelers turn to hotels before any other resource when looking for more information about their destination, and the majority of business travelers (69%) also turn to their hotel to connect with new people.
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When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.