What does the remainder of 2022 have in retailer with regards to journey?
That was the seemingly clairvoyant query The Impartial’s journey group tried to reply throughout a reside digital occasion on 20 April.
Within the turbulent first 4 months, which noticed the wide-scale shutdown of borders in response to the Omicron variant, following by a swift reopening in lots of components of the world, this 12 months has already demonstrated that the established order can change within the blink of a watch.
Wanting forward, journey correspondent Simon Calder and journey editor Helen Coffey tackled the three Cs of journey – Chaos, Covid and Local weather – throughout an hour-long dialogue and Q&A, whether or not the flight cancellations and lengthy airport queues seen this Easter will proceed; whether or not Covid journey restrictions are right here to remain; and whether or not gradual journey is the way in which to go within the 12 months forward.
Blitzing by way of a spread of viewers questions, subjects spanned post-Brexit stays in Spain, Irish passports, the price of gasoline, electrical planes, Covid testing within the US and travelling east amid the warfare in Ukraine. However there was additionally hope for the long run amid the uncertainties that also plague the journey business; requested the place he was most wanting ahead to visiting in 2022, Simon stated: “Frankly, nearly anyplace”.
If you wish to ask Simon a journey query, he runs weekly ‘Ask Me Anythings’ the place he solutions as many questions as attainable reside.
Watch again the complete occasion within the video under.
Journey in 2022: What does the remainder of the 12 months maintain in retailer?