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Travel Tip: The Business Lunch Becomes Less Popular

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bibimbapIf you’re trying to budget your business travel, one interesting statistic is shaking up a longtime cultural habit: the business lunch.

The three-martini lunch more or less disappeared years ago.

But now, more and more of us are choosing to skip lunch entirely.

Our eating and spending habits are changing.

Last year, restaurant lunchtime traffic dipped for the first time, and in some cases the lunch is being replaced by the power breakfast.

Travelers are working from home—and eating there as well.

But we haven’t stopped eating entirely.

There are still 12 billion annual visits to restaurants.

The good news? The drop in lunch traffic is resulting in some restaurant discounts.

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