Corporate travel professionals are concerned that the apparatus of international travel won't be ready for an expected uptick in businesspeople wanting to cross borders in the coming months. Processes for documenting inoculation and negative tests remain works in progress, while international transit rules are tremendously complicated and often change with little notice.
Corporate travel buyers and travel management company officials fear that instances of denied boarding or entry could further dampen travelers' enthusiasm for international business travel — not to mention that of their employers.
The major mantras now are about preparation, patience and flexibility . . .