The total hotel cost for a domestic business trip increased 16% year over year and rose 12% from the second quarter. The average daily rate was $164 in the third quarter, up from $158 a year earlier. "There is strong demand for corporate travel in almost all sectors, but a healthy economy also means that suppliers can and are raising prices," Travel Leaders Corporate senior vice president of corporate sales Mike Boult said in a statement. Get the full story at Travel Leaders