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Long haul travel preparations should be considered for eager UK millennials, says GlobalData

UK millennials are the most likely to book an international trip in 2020 – with 49% agreeing that they would rebook in a survey by GlobalData. Short haul travel trips to European destinations have now come into play, but the government need to collaborate with the aviation industry in order to start considering how long-haul flight operations will operate to ensure a full recovery, says GlobalData, a Leading Data & Analytics company.

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Travellers confused by inconsistent COVID-19 travel rules and advice across Europe, says WTTC

Proper co-ordination by European governments could create a 10 million jobs boost
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has called for more consistent travel rules and COVID-19 advice by European countries to counter confusion by travellers and holidaymakers.
Those journeying to Europe for the first time since travel restrictions began to ease have faced a baffling array of different types of travel rules and advice – with each country across the continent emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic at different stages, which is delaying the recovery.


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SIMON HUGHES, CHAIR: BUSINESS VISITS & EVENTS PARTNERSHIP

“After several months of lobbying, and providing significant amounts of evidence and research to government, and working closely in partnership with our colleagues at DCMS, we are delighted that today the Prime Minister has finally announced a Go Date of October 1st  for the recommencement of business events and exhibitions, subject to the successful completion of some pilot events.

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Budding business event professional wows IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum held virtually

Brian Mushakwe
“I think the Covid-19 crisis has shown how agile business event professionals – and the next generation of planners – can be.  We’re making creative and clever use of technological innovations to deliver engaging hybrid events that provide yet another valuable way to connect and share experiences,” Brian Mushakwe, winner of the International University Challenge, offers a young planner's perspective on how the current crisis has shaped the sector.

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IACC launches pathway to reopening guide for meeting, conference and training venues

IACC has today launched its ‘Critical Pathway to Re-opening’ guide, which shares in-depth strategies and advice on how to reopen venues safely, created specifically for venues hosting meetings, training courses and smaller conferences for up to 150 delegates.

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