In Uber’s drive towards profitability, the professional travel sector has been an area of keen focus – with Uber for Business, the company’s ride management platform for businesses, aiming to stake a claim in this lucrative market.

As our Chart today shows, it’s already decent numbers of current Business Travelers who are comfortable using Uber, who could therefore be amenable to using the professional version of the service. Those from LatAm are the most enthusiastic, but the ride-sharing app also posts significant figures in APAC and, across all regions, this audience over-indexes against the average for using Uber.

Sharing economy brands like Uber, Airbnb and Lyft have seriously disrupted the vacation travel industry in recent years and the business travel sector provides another opportunity for these companies to expand..

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Felim is Senior Trends Manager at GWI. He oversees the Trends team who produce a wide range of off-the-shelf reports and infographics along with our Chart of the Day series. Moving to GWI after completing a PhD, Felim specializes in writing about online consumer behaviors and digital trends.

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