International Business Travel in the Global Economy

International Business Travel in the Global Economy

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Business travel has become indispensable to the global economy, not only due to its necessity in the maintaining of corporate networks, but also because of the associated economies that cater to the daily requirements of the business traveller. Underlying these developments are concerns over the environmental impact of increasing air travel, which are likely to generate new challenges for the future of business travel. From a team of international experts comes this analysis of the role, nature and effects of modern business travel. Issues addressed include the relationships between airlines and business travellers, the role of mobility in business, and the opportunities and challenges created by mobile workforces. The study combines theoretical advances with comprehensive analysis, and will provoke debate across the social sciences on the nature, organization and space of work in the twenty-first century.... 25 hours on a seven-seat Citation Bravo to Ap800, 000 for 50 hours in a 10-seat Dassault Falcon 2000EX (Walsh 2005). Additional charges for fuel, maintenance, ATC charges, pilots, insurance, and selected add-ons such as catering are alsoanbsp;...

Title:International Business Travel in the Global Economy
Author:Dr Ben Derudder, Dr James Faulconbridge, Mr Frank Witlox, Professor Jonathan V Beaverstock
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-11-28


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