How is a flexi-first mindset changing travel planning?
18 Oct 2021
How is a flexi-first mindset changing travel planning?

COVID-19 is causing the travel industry to change almost constantly, with shifting domestic and international restrictions coinciding with localized outbreaks and new variants. In this light, how can businesses reassure skittish consumers and help them plan with peace of mind?

Jean-Christophe Taunay-Bucalo

Jean-Christophe Taunay-Bucalo is the chief commercial officer at TravelPerk, which provides travel and spending management services to businesses.

Daniel Durazo

Daniel Durazo is the director of marketing and communications at Allianz Partners.

Cihan Cobanoglu

Cihan Cobanoglu is the Dean and McKibbon Endowed Chair Professor of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management in the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida. He also serves as the Director of the M3 Center for Hospitality Technology and Innovation. Dr. Cobanoglu is a Fulbright Specialist (2018-2021) and a Certified Hospitality Technology Professional. He is the Editor of the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology. He is serving as the President of Association of North America Higher Education International.

Jessica Blotter

Jessica Blotter is the CEO, co-founder, and editor-in-chief of Kind Traveler and serves on the board of directors for the Center for Responsible Travel.

Crystal Wilde

Crystal Wilde is a journalist and content marketer who has been living and working in Asia for over 13 years. She writes on a wide range of topics – from business and tech to travel and culture to fashion and food – for some of the world’s biggest publications and brands.