The Needs of Travel Managers Shared By Florent Martin at GBTA Conference – Toronto
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August 19, 2022

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The Needs of Travel Managers Shared By Florent Martin at GBTA Conference – Toronto

Delphine Milot, SVP of Sustainability at GBTA sits down with Florent Martin, CEO & Founder of Easy2call at GBTA Conference 2022 | Toronto podcast booth to discuss the needs of travel managers, and how Easy2call has managed to continue to provide 24-hour support and services in this current covid environment.

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Curated for Travel Buyers and Transient Suppliers, the Cvent Travel Resource Hub gives you on-demand access to all of the content from this year’s Cvent Travel Summit. Hear from top leaders in the industry on the current state of travel, sourcing, sustainability, and more! Videos you can access in the hub include:

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Canada, Mexico and United States - Additional monkeypox cases reported in North America, including Canada, Mexico, and the US, as of early August. Maintain health precautions.

China - Officials in Zhejiang Province, China, ease COVID-19 curbs in most parts of Yiwu as of Aug. 19. Lingering disruptions possible.

France - Disruptions ongoing in Corsica, France, as of Aug. 18 following strong winds and heavy rainfall. Casualties and power outages reported.

Netherlands - Unionized rail workers in the Netherlands to stage rolling nationwide strikes Aug. 24-31; rail service disruptions likely.

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