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The "New Normal" for Business Travel Management

Updated: Apr 24, 2020


In a time of turbulence and change, it is more true than ever that knowledge is power.

John F. Kennedy


Justin EH Smith, a professor of history and philosophy at the University of Paris makes an interesting observation about life in quarantine, "there is liberation in the suspension of more or less everything." Faced by isolation and boredom, people are already reconsidering their lifestyle and habits prior to the pandemic.

Market researchers such as Alex Quicho, the associate director of cultural intelligence at Canvas8, are closely monitoring how our post-pandemic selves will navigate the world.

Historically, responses to pandemics have followed a pattern of five stages: