The End of the Expat Lifestyle and How That Will Impact the Travel Industry

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One of the casualties of globalization, hyper-connectedness, direct flights, rising levels of nationalism — and a global pandemic — is most certainly the plum expat gig.  Merla / Adobe

Skift Take: As the cushy expat gigs wind down in the world, what is needed from a policy standpoint to attract the new generation of talented, remote workers who can go wherever they please? And what does it all mean for travel’s ecosystem?

— Colin Nagy

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The Death of the Expat and How That Impacts the Travel Industry

Merla  / Adobe

One of the casualties of globalization, hyper-connectedness, direct flights, rising levels of nationalism — and a global pandemic — is most certainly the plum expat gig.  Merla / Adobe

Skift Take: As the cushy expat gigs wind down in the world, what is needed from a policy standpoint to attract the new generation of talented, remote workers who can go wherever they please? And what does it all mean for travel’s ecosystem?

— Colin Nagy

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United Airlines Unveils New Algorithm to Help It Target Empty Flights

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United Airlines is canceling some flights at the last minute to save costs. United Airlines

Skift Take: In normal times, giant global network airlines don’t cancel many flights for low load factors. They don’t want to annoy high-value passengers, and they might need the airplane or crew at the next destination anyways. But United is now watching every penny.

— Brian Sumers

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