After several months of COVID-19 hibernation, Australia’s travel industry is showing small signs of reawakening. The Coronavirus restrictions are gradually easing. A slow rejuvenation of domestic travel between states is a welcome first step towards recovery. There is also talk of a trans-Tasman bubble that would see quarantine-free travel allowed between Australia and New Zealand to boost both economies.
While it’s a glimmer of hope for us in the travel industry, we know there is still a long road ahead.
In times of stress, the best thing to do is to find the flow. At Travel Design Group, we choose to use this time to rethink travel through partnership and innovation. Our director, Robert Nangle, was recently featured in an article on Amadeus.
“COVID-19 crisis offers us an unexpected opportunity to kick-start the industry into a stratosphere of change and innovation that we’ve been lagging on.”
He spoke about contactless travel becoming the norm. How we could prepare our business, clients and our people for travelling in the future including collaborating with Amadeus to explore new possibilities to service customers by presenting them with the best flight and hotel choices within seconds through a smart online booking system.
Read the full article on Amadeus site >
Many small-to-medium businesses are looking to us for guidance on travel post-COVID-19. Travel Design Group is a local Australian business too, and we understand our travel market and the challenges well. Give us a call or send us a message today to discuss your business travels.
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