According to Travel Weekly's 2016 Consumer Trends report, the percentage of leisure trips that have a business component jumped to 17% this year, compared with 11% in 2012 and 14% last year. The Global Business Travel Alliance's 2015 Business Traveler Sentiment Index found that 67% of business travelers said it was important to be able to extend business trips with leisure add-ons, while 36% of those surveyed had done so within the previous three months. About half brought spouses or other family members. For travel agents, bleisure offers an opportunity to tap into a traveler who generally spends more and books more products than people who take strictly leisure trips, according to the Consumer Trends report. Get the full story at Travel Weekly