9 Reasons business travel won’t be back this year

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26/6/2020
viewfromthewing.com
by Gary Leff


We’ve had four days in the past week where the TSA reports more than half a million people clearing airport security checkpoints. That’s down from 2.3 to 2.7 million a year ago, but way up from 87,000 a day at bottom.

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How luxury travel will change after the Covid-19 pandemic

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29/5/2020
asiatatler.com
By Annie Simpson


A global pandemic is something nobody could have predicted when coming into 2020. In the early throes of the year, when news reports of the novel coronavirus were surfacing, individuals across the world could never have foreseen the state of the world today, less than six months later.

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Ready to take off. El momento de la verdad

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29/5/2020
Marcel Forns Bernhardt
Director General GEBTA


Siempre he sostenido que la clave para el éxito de los viajes de empresa es el funcionamiento eficiente de toda la cadena de valor, del proveedor al cliente final. Esta ha sido la máxima y la visión de negocio que GEBTA lleva impresa en el ADN.

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UNWTO - Trust is the new currency

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22/5/2020
Statement from Zurab Pololikashvili UNWTO Secretary-General


Dear Friends,

It is imperative that we get the world moving again – once it is safe to do so.

We are monitoring the introduction of travel restrictions around the world. Our latest data shows 100% of all destinations have restrictions in place.

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Apple IOS NFC contactless access control: a coronavirus response

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22/5/2020
By Nick Price, former HFTP Global board member and CEO of NetSys Technology Limited.


The use of near field communication (NFC) for business applications has been on the rise, and as hotels adjust to incorporate contactless operations to reduce the spread of Covid-19, this might be a key solution to consider. Use of NFC is practicable for contactless payment at a restaurant POS, front desk, kiosk and more; while NFC contactless access control can allow touchless entrance to guest room doors, parking garages, elevators, meeting rooms, gyms, spas and front doors.

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