Future of Work Briefing

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As organizations start to embrace distributed work and virtual meetings, the corporate travel and meetings sectors are preparing for change. How will travel managers respond to new patterns of employee mobility? What role will hotels play in catering to distributed workforces and distributed meetings? Can destinations, and airlines, capitalize on the anticipated boom in digital nomads? Does the coming future of work increase or decrease the travel spend?

Business Travel

More Resort Operators Tee Up Digital Nomad Spaces in Low Season

Rich pickings from a growing pool of remote workers, but the marketing and storytelling will need to fit the product for it to really take off.

More Resort Operators Tee Up Digital Nomad Spaces in Low Season

Business Travel

What Will It Take to Create a Global Digital Nomad Passport?

It will soon reach a point where it won't be efficient for so many countries to have their own passes, so a universal one makes sense. But governments and tourism boards won't find it easy to hand over the reins to a third party.

What Will It Take to Create a Global Digital Nomad Passport?

Business Travel

Families Able to Unlock Travel for Remote Work Through Virtual School Networks

Travel companies that can ease remote-working parents’ nerves about in-destination schooling will discover a new type of guest that could book for several months at a time. Welcome to the golden age of travel.

Families Able to Unlock Travel for Remote Work Through Virtual School Networks

Business Travel

Co-Working Spaces in Tourist Areas Lure Family Travelers

Forget the sun lounger, the hottest accessory next summer could be a desk at a coworking space.

Co-Working Spaces in Tourist Areas Lure Family Travelers

Business Travel

Former Airbnb Exec Pitches Remote Work as Reward Not a Right

Companies could end up harnessing Airbnb veteran Stanley Fourteau's new venture Ukio, which has the backing of Travelperk's CEO, as a means to take back control of the remote work conversation.

Former Airbnb Exec Pitches Remote Work as Reward Not a Right

Business Travel

Accor Sets Sights on Rest of Europe for Its Co-Working Business

The hotel giant is quietly tip-toeing its way across Europe, but a hospitality slant may prove to be a weakness rather than a strength.

Accor Sets Sights on Rest of Europe for Its Co-Working Business

Business Travel

Hotels Are Deciding Whether Selling Co-Working Space Instead of Beds Is Worth It

Hoteliers will need to crack new metrics like desk occupancy, pricing plans and even social media credibility to help any co-working venture succeed.

Hotels Are Deciding Whether Selling Co-Working Space Instead of Beds Is Worth It

Business Travel

How ‘Traveling Offices’ Could Help Reignite Corporate Travel

Few companies so far are touring the globe with so-called traveling offices, but they’re about to become the perfect antidote to remote ennui.

How ‘Traveling Offices’ Could Help Reignite Corporate Travel

Business Travel

Co-Working Giants Turn to Franchising Model in Era of Remote Work

WeWork and IWG will vie for an “asset light” future to recover after the pandemic. And with that, branding becomes even more important in the world of work.

Co-Working Giants Turn to Franchising Model in Era of Remote Work

Business Travel

Why This Technology Company Transformed Its Office Into a Farm

On the frontline of a global-local movement, software company Zoho’s rural revitalization concept could catch on.

Why This Technology Company Transformed Its Office Into a Farm