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As more companies let employees work from home permanently, what is the outlook of business travel?

When the pandemic hit the global economy in March, business travel was estimated to lose $820 billion in revenue. Under the best-case scenario, businesses were expected to reopen in late spring or early summer. As...

source: By Linchi Kwok
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Restaurant and hospitality workers lost more jobs during the pandemic than workers in any other industry. And those who are still working are shouldering more and more responsibilities, for lower and lower pay. The good news is that independent...

source: Fast Company

Travellers say they’re frustrated by long wait times to book hotel quarantines and chaotic service during their stays. Raymond Truesdale recorded a now-viral video of a crowd of hotel guests yelling at staff in a government-sanctioned...

source: CTV News

The US has asked Canada to reevaluate its ban on cruises, which prohibits ships from sailing in Canadian waters until March 2022. The committee suggested allowing stops at Canadian ports without passengers disembarking, noting...

source: Travel Industry Today

In a week in which calls for economic support for the travel industry from the federal government reached fever pitch in Canada, the US Travel Association (USTA) praised the introduction of bill south of the border (and advancement...

source: Travel Industry Today

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced it has awarded the Safe Travels stamp to 250 destinations around the world. Initially launched in May 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Safe Travels stamp was developed to help restore confidence in tourists and...

source: Travel Pulse

With travel stalled for the past 10 months, its sustainable comeback has been a popular topic. Now with COVID-19 vaccines in distribution, and the prospect of travel reviving later this year, some travel operators, local governments and nonprofit organizations are walking...

source: The New York Times


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