I primarily worked remote even before the pandemic but my team would still meet once a month for team exercises, large projects, and industry conferences. Events like these thrived in the hotel industry before the pandemic shut them down. It pleases me to see Hilton is moving forward with this Hybrid Meeting solution. It’s a small step forward with promising results.
2020 was an exciting year for fintech -- check out this post for a deep dive into what we saw as the five biggest stories of the year! https://tripactions.com/blog/the-2020-fintech-developments-that-will-transform-the-industry
An interesting look back at 2020 and the possible mergers that are coming in 2021.
"Having the right systems in place will help redefine T&E processes for everyone. This means giving travel managers, finance teams and employees the right tech to find better hotels and appropriate transport, to quickly and easily making expenses claims post-trip that are dealt with promptly. The answer lies in digital transformation and, in particular, integrated business apps, more automation, and better data."
The rules this year became stricter to determine the safest airlines out there across multiple criteria.
In the most recent GBTA poll, nearly half of companies expect in-person meetings to resume by Q2 2021. Are any of you putting together a playbook for how to conduct these meetings post-COVID?
Both Marriott and Extended Stay America have returned to profitability in what's hopefully the beginning of the end of belt tightening in the travel sector.
Though there's still a long road ahead, hopefully this is a good early sign of recovery across the entire travel industry.