Survey: U.S. Financial Execs Project Business Travel Rebound

More than one-third of the U.S. senior financial executives project their companies will restore pre-pandemic levels of business travel by the end of 2021, according to a recent surveyed by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. Additionally, nearly 85 percent of respondents forecast their companies would reach that level by 2024. 

AICPA from April 27 through May 24 surveyed 770 qualified chief executive officers, chief financial officers, “controllers and other senior-level CPAs who hold executive and senior management accounting roles,” according to the association.

Of the respondents, 9 percent indicated their organizations already had reached pre-pandemic levels of business travel and another 25 projected they would by year-end. Another 29 projected they would in the coming 12 months. 

About 18 percent of respondents indicated their organizations were planning for “significant easing” of their restrictions on both…

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