As 2015 draws to a close, new data from Australian travel and expense technology company Locomote, reveals that local business travellers visited 499 different cities in the last 12 months, spending on average $5,341.7 per traveller throughout the year.

Locomote, which manages the corporate travel of more than 200,000 employees across the country, has reported that Australian company travellers visited an average of two cities each, including both local and international destinations.

The majority of business trips included an overnight stay at another city. Trips with one night away were the most popular ones with 15.1 per cent, followed by two nights (11.1 per cent) and five nights (10 per cent). Same-day return trips ranked sixth with 7.6 per cent of the total of business trips made by Aussie corporate travellers.

When travelling to domestic destinations, companies spent on average $730.3 per traveller — including flights, accommodation and car rentals. It’s a heftier bill when it comes to international business trips, with the average spend per employee jumping to $3,492.

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