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    One in five people are checking off bucket list trip post-pandemic: KAYAK

    The post One in five people are checking off bucket list trip post-pandemic: KAYAK appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As the world begins to re-open for international travel, KAYAK, the world’s leading search engine, has analysed the impact that Covid-19 has had on people’s travel habits. Findings show that 69% of people said the pandemic has made them re-evaluate the types of holidays they now wish to go on. After over a year of cancelled plans and constantly changing travel restrictions, KAYAK’s survey found people in the UK have missed out on average of two planned holidays since the initial lockdown, and it appears many are…

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    CWT rejoins GBTA to boost sustainable post-pandemic business travel

    The post CWT rejoins GBTA to boost sustainable post-pandemic business travel appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, has announced that it has re-joined the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). As an active member, CWT will work with GBTA to further augment its customer and supplier needs, as the industry recalibrates for safe and sustainable post-pandemic business travel. “Now, more than ever, our industry must stand together to serve corporate travellers the world over as the post-pandemic return to travel gains momentum, and I am excited about the potential of our new partnership with GBTA,” said Michelle McKinney Frymire, CWT’s CEO.…

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    Can airlines improve frequent flyer programs in post-pandemic?

    The post Can airlines improve frequent flyer programs in post-pandemic? appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Without any doubt, airlines have had a very rough 2020 experiencing an unprecedented massive business drop. Between coronavirus causing havoc on travel demand and business travel changing forever, airlines are in a tough spot when it comes to retaining loyal customers. Some customers may not need to get back in the sky as often, while others will have a delay in resuming travel. Airlines are not doing themselves any favours when it comes to loyalty programs either. We have also seen airline elite status be devalued across the board. Airlines are…

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    Japanese airlines eye low-cost to drive post-pandemic growth

    The post Japanese airlines eye low-cost to drive post-pandemic growth appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. While there is still plenty of uncertainty over when or if travel demand will make a full-fledged recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, Japan’s two major airlines are positioning themselves to take advantage of any upturn with a punt on low-cost services. With leisure demand expected to recover much faster than business travel, ANA Holdings Inc and Japan Airlines Co are both strengthening ties with low-cost carriers (LCC). But the move by the two airlines, which have established themselves as full-service carriers, could be a double-edged sword, aviation experts say. ANA Holdings,…