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January 4, 2024

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Remote Work Isn't Killing Business Travel – It's Transforming It

The days of in-person client meetings may be waning, but employees are setting out on corporate trips for new reasons. During pandemic-era lockdowns, companies were forced to find virtual alternatives to once-essential business trips. As video calls became standard, technology provided a reasonable stand in for face-to-face client meetings.

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Airline Loyalty: What's Changed for Frequent Flyers in 2023 & What's to Come in 2024 (SIMPLE FLYING)

Airport Ground Staff in Italy to Strike Next Week (BUSINESS TRAVEL NEWS EUROPE)

Etihad Airways Adds New India Destinations to Its 2024 Schedule (AIRPORT TECHNOLOGY)

Most on Time Airlines and Airports of 2023 Unveiled by Cirium (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

Thailand and China to Start Visa-free Scheme Soon (4HOTELIERS)


Rethinking Business Travel Can Help Achieve 2024 Sustainability Goals. An Uber Executive Explains How. (FAST COMPANY)

Capa’s World Aviation Summit – Sustainable Aviation Fuel and Aviation’s Net Zero Ambitions (CENTRE OF AVIATION)

Cairn Hotel Group Achieves 28 Sustainability Accreditations (HOTEL MANAGEMENT NETWORK)


2024: Year of Keeping "An AI" on Job Disruptions (THE STRAITS TIMES, GBTA FEATURED)


Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

China - Flight disruptions ongoing at Shanghai Pudong International Airport in China Jan. 4 due to heavy fog. Reconfirm flight status.

Denmark - Adverse weather forecast across much of Denmark through at least Jan. 4. Transport, business, and utility disruptions possible.

Luxembourg - Heavy rainfall and flooding forecast across Luxembourg through at least Jan. 4. Transport, business, and utility disruptions possible.

Poland - Adverse winter weather forecast across northeastern Poland through at least Jan. 4. Hazardous travel conditions likely.

United States - Adverse winter weather forecast across parts of the southwestern US through at least early Jan. 5. Hazardous travel conditions likely.

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