Business Travelers’ Hotel Picks May Surprise You

NATIONAL REPORT—The outlook for business travel is strong. U.S. travelers took 537 million domestic business trips in 2017, according to the Global Business Travel Association.

With all of this business travel, hotels remain a key part of the equation. Which hotels are among the top picks for road warriors? To find the answer, look at the expense reports.

According to the Certify SpendSmart Report, a quarterly analysis of the most recent business expense transactions and vendor ratings data, the most expensed hotel brand is Hampton Inn, with an average of $240.59 spent. The highest rated hotel brand is Hyatt.

Here’s a closer look at the findings:

Most Expensed Hotels:

  • Hampton Inn
  • Marriott
  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Hilton Garden Inn

Top Rated Hotels:

  • Hyatt
  • Marriott
  • Westin
  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Homewood Suites