According to the latest authoritative report on the subject, business travel is—brace yourself—very expensive in some U.S. destinations. In fact, four of the 10 most expensive cities in the world for business travelers are in the United States, says ECA International, which just released its updated Top Ten most expensive cities for business travel. Another four cities are in Switzerland.
Here’s the table.
A note: ECA International—it has headquarter offices in London, New York, Sydney and Hong Kong—provides data on cost of living, salary, accommodation, tax law, labor law, benefits and quality of life for international assignees in about 400 locations worldwide. The figures above represent a tally of the average cost of hotel accommodation, meals, drinks, laundry, taxi journeys and daily essentials.