More than 3,500 travel agents and industry partners have registered for Travelweek’s virtual conference, ‘The Future of Travel: Back to Business?’, taking place today, Wed. June 3, from 1 – 3 p.m. EST.
Travel advisories from governments in Canada, the U.S. and countries around the world warning against non-essential travel amid the coronavirus pandemic set off a domino effect of operations suspensions for seemingly every supplier in the travel industry.
The coronavirus crisis brought confusion and chaos to the travel industry, but amid all the tumult, two things have become very clear. First, travel insurance sales will likely skyrocket in a post-pandemic world. And second, travel agents will be seen - rightly - as indispensable.