Speaking with Andy Finkelstein, Senior Vice President of Global Agency Sales & Corporate Solutions at Sabre, we analyze the current state of the travel industry and COVID-19’s impact thus far.
As travel content adapts to fit the change and evolution of the situation — Sabre shares their insight on the global trends unfolding in the industry, what areas continue to be a key focus going forward, and how their organization is stepping up internally to navigate through this pandemic.
- Businesses in the US are forecasting an 11% reduction in travel budgets for 2021 while those in Canada are predicting a 27% decrease.
- Respondents expected to return to business travel within 3 months of borders opening.
- AMER Industries leading the way are Health Services, Mining and Wholesale Trade.
- Our customers top priorities in returning back to business travel are risk management, travel approvals and budget.