Half of those surveyed said the amount of time spent adjusting bookings and travel arrangements is an issue, as is time spent gathering receipts and completing expense reports (44 per cent).

More than 38 per cent reported that the difficulty of booking travel on behalf of someone else is also a major bugbear.

Lola.com says pain points evolve as companies grow, with SME respondents 38 per cent more likely to say a lack of visibility into traveller itineraries is a pain point, while those from larger organisations were frustrated by the process of getting expense approvals through the corporate structure (41 per cent).

Report: The state of corporate travel management in 2019