The World Health Organization has announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19. At least 62 airlines from 45 countries have suspended or cancelled flights to mainland China and/or Hong Kong due to the outbreak.
As COVID-19 dominates domestic and international headlines – open, transparent and timely communication is the key to reducing anxiety amongst business travellers. Words like pandemic and epidemic can create unnecessary fear, so business managers need to take the lead to reassure travellers that their well being is paramount.
Utilize your Travel Manager At times like this, having a dedicated travel consultant and a travel management company with a genuine 24/7 emergency service is priceless. Should you be re-routed or denied entry to a country, your Corporate Traveller consultant can help with accommodation, flight changes, cancellations and alternative routing.
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