As travel restrictions and bans ease, companies are getting back to incentive travel resulting in...
Research /Current Research / IRF Pulse Survey: The Impact of COVID-19 on Incentive Travel in 2022 (Infographic)
by Incentive Research Foundation
Incentive travel is a go! The majority of respondents to IRF’s survey are planning incentive travel programs in 2022, but flexibility is key. As disruptions from COVID variants continue, health & safety protocols and considerations are still major factors in decision-making and travel planning. When it comes program dates and locations, there are high rates of change in response to COVID variants and travel restrictions.
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