Advantage Business Travel and WIN Global Travel Network hosted a webinar Global Business Travel ‘The Restart’ – and if you missed it live, you can watch it online now.
The session brought together WIN TMC members from around the world to offer a global perspective on how the industry is faring across continents and how this may differ and plans for the return of travel in regards to COVID-19.
Moderated by Steve Dunne, the panellists included Julia Lo Bue Said, Advantage; Marc Walton, Options Travel; Mira Bid, Muthaiga Travel and Diogo Carvalho, TravelCare.
Key points from the session included:
- WIN Global Travel Network has been hosting calls with all global partners to understand what’s going on in each market and future planning when travel restarts
- COVID-19 has shown the importance of investment in global independent network to allow access to global markets and understanding for all members and suppliers
- Looking ahead, Corporates need more flexibility in contracts from suppliers to help install confidence
- The crisis has meant there has been an amazing level of camaraderie within the industry, with competitors and suppliers working together