Surview: Sustainability: Buyers Speak


With this survey we explore travel buyers’ views around the place environmental sustainability has in a travel  program and look at the role of travel management in promoting sustainable travel.


The results are based on an online survey of 101 travel buyers conducted from April 6-26, 2021.

Respondent profile

  • 76% of travel managers have global responsibilities.
  • 58% are based in North America and 31% are in EMEA.
  • Top three industries: Pharmaceutical (16%), Professional services and Consulting (14%) and Financial services (14%).
  • 61% work for large companies with more than 10,000 employees.
  • In 2019, 44% had annual travel spend of US$50 million and above.

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