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In the travel industry, why is the "business" term coined in for luxury or premium services?

When you travel on business (especially in the past, but to some extent still today): you are on expense account and are permitted to buy things on expenses (such as high end restaurant meals) that ...
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9 votes

In the travel industry, why is the "business" term coined in for luxury or premium services?

In the early days, all seats were first class. (Source) Postwar, some airlines started introducing an additional coach class--sometimes also called tourist class or economy class (the last name is ...
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In the travel industry, why is the "business" term coined in for luxury or premium services?

My (North American) experience is that for private companies above small size, other than entry level, employees frequently can be reimbursed for (and are sometimes actively encouraged to have booked) ...
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