Business travel will cost more but will it be better?

Hatfield, David
December 2007
Inside Tucson Business;12/24/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 28, p12
The article focuses on the costs of business travel in Tucson, Arizona in 2008. Survey shows that financial constraints stopped the airlines from growing their service. The average cost of a domestic trip is estimated to increase by 6 percent and an international trip will grow nearly 7 percent. This could be attributed to the strong demand but short supply. However, travel industry try to cater more to people who are willing to pay to be treated a bit better.


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