Business or pleasure? According to a new study from Certify, Hampton Inn was the most expensed hotel chain among business travelers.
Traveling for work is a lot different than traveling on your own — and business travelers follow some very similar trends when traveling for work. Hampton Inn is owned by Hilton, and the average amount spent by business travelers was $240.59.
Business travelers chose Marriott Hotels as the second-most expensed hotel chain, at an average of $272.15.
The Hampton Inn and Marriott chains were followed by:
- Courtyard by Marriott
- Holiday Inn Express
- Hilton Garden Inn
- Holiday Inn
- Fairfield Inn
- Comfort Inn
- Embassy Suites
The top-rated hotel was Hyatt, followed by Marriott, Westin Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, and Homewood Suites.
Business travelers also followed some interesting trends with restaurants, choosing Starbucks as the most expensed restaurant for breakfast (for an average of $11.52). They also chose McDonald’s as the most-expensed restaurant for lunch ($7.84) and dinner ($8.42).