The survey concludes that businesses travellers are demanding the same level of convenience and functionality from their devices when on business as they do in their everyday lives. And the study comes with this warning: “...corporations and travel management companies must meet those needs or risk being left behind”. The results contrast with the last time the survey was done in 2009 revealing a marked increase respondents’ propensity to use their phones while travelling both as a source of information and commerce. This mirrors the exponential growth in the penetration of mobile devices, particularly smartphones, in the last two years which has grown to around a third in the US and the UK in 2011 and is forecast to rise to around 50% by 2014 according to eMarketer. Get the full story at Travelution Read also "Are business travelers using mobile getting Groupon crazy?" at Tnooz