This walk on the wild side has filled many with dread and fear but also optimism that a return to a new normal is in our near future. Things will get better and we will adapt to the new world.
The world over is seeing a significant if not catastrophic downturn in business. As more countries go into lockdown, the whole hospitality sector is in limbo and we need to think about how we can help support your business.
Hays Travel – a direct competitor of Thomas Cook, has stepped in and acquired all 555 Thomas Cook stores and more significantly, saved hundreds of jobs with a view to potentially taking on thousands more former employees, while also beefing up its operation from the HQ to further support those stores.
12 months in as Chief Commercial Officer, Michael De Jongh reflects on his achievements and experiences with Avvio. He references the ‘new breed of travel specialists’, discusses changes in technology and presses the importance of keeping up with an ever-evolving market.
Having been around the technology space for over 20 years in various sectors, and new in my role as Chief Commercial Officer here at Avvio, I wanted to share some early thoughts on how technology and the hospitality industry can learn from each other.