Face-to-face meetings still well-regarded: CWT

Better travel policies and ROI measurements are key to retaining the value of face-to-face meetings.

Despite advances made in technology communications, an overwhelming 78% of businesspeople surveyed by Carlson Wagonlit Travel CWT prefer in-person meetings.

This is because tangible business benefits from face-to-face meetings are believed to far outweigh cost savings, such as more meaningful relationships 23% but budget restraints remain a key hurdle. The survey was carried out on 1,160 executives in APAC by CWT and recruitment specialist Ambition.

Because face-to-face meetings often require travel, one...

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