Joburg is the top destination for South African business travellers‚ with one in five travelling to South Africa’s economic capital‚ followed by Cape Town with 15% of business travellers. Durban attracts just over one in 10 travellers while Port Elizabeth comes in a steady fourth. Together these four destinations account for almost half of all SA’s business travellers. This is according to statistics from Flight Centre Business Travel (FCBT)‚ the corporate travel division of Flight Centre Travel Group, which caters to small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs). According to FCBT’s statistics‚ London is the top international business destination for South Africans. Windhoek‚ Algiers and Nairobi are also among the top 10 cities that SMME businesses are travelling to. Business traffic to Joburg (through OR Tambo and Lanseria airports) grew 27% over the past year. But the surprise was Durban‚ which increased 37% year-on-year. FCBT has identified other fast-growing business hubs: ...

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