Industry Update
External Article17 June 2020

These Are the Barriers Preventing Business Travel Bubbles From Catching On

Singapore’s so-called fast lane arrangement with China offers a glimpse into how employees could soon be traveling, but this type of shortcut won’t be easy to replicate across the rest of the world.

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Many countries are forming so-called travel bubbles to kickstart their summer seasons. Formal agreements between governments, the bubbles allow tourists to bypass strict quarantine measures.

And now the private sector is looking to this model to restart corporate travel and, ultimately, help revive economies.

Singapore was one of the first countries to test this concept — admittedly spearheaded by its government — and on June 8 established a "fast lane" with six Chinese regions, including Shanghai, to fast-track business and essential travel.

Read the full article at skift Inc.

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