OpinionWay and Corporate Mobilities have published the results of the fourth wave of the Business Travel Observatory in France and abroad carried out for AXA Partners, Les Entreprises du Voyage and the ACCOR Group. This study suggests that the business tourism sector, which was hit by the health crisis, is in for an optimistic future.
Unveiled on 14 December 2021, the research confirms a recovery in the domestic and European market.¹
Nearly two years after the appearance of Covid and almost a year after the first vaccinations, the recovery observed in June 2021 in domestic and European travel is confirmed, with priority given to client or prospect meetings, in contrast to trade fairs, incentives or intra-company meetings, which will not benefit from the same positive trend.
However, travelers expect suppliers (accommodation, catering and transport) to comply with health regulations and to provide eco-responsible services.²
“Tomorrow’s business travel will have to be considered in the light of new forms of work organisation, the continuing importance of health issues, profitability and productivity, but also, and to a lesser extent, the environmental impact of travel” explains the Observatory.
Chabé took advantage of the health crisis to review its hygiene and safety requirements with the introduction of new provisions such as:
But also by offering its customers and passengers more responsible services through:
This reflects Chabé’s voluntary commitment to CSR.
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¹ “To date, only 33% of companies have totally or partially banned travel within France (vs. 69% on average during the first three waves), and 54% are doing the same for international travel (vs. 85% on average during the first three waves).
² “Finally, 72% of firms believe that the pandemic will lead to lists of suppliers being drawn up to guarantee travel respecting health regulations but also eco-responsible travel (73%).”