Recent coverage in mainstream publications gave the casual observer the impression that business travel might be dead. Here's a sub-headline in Fortune this month: "The end of business travel?" The U.K.'s Telegraph in January asked, "Have Covid and Zoom killed business travel?" A BBC News podcast this week followed with, "Could the all-expenses-paid business trip be extinct?"
These questions are sensational. Business travel continued even through the pandemic.
According to an April 5 Axios headline, Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel . . .