10 reasons why fall is the best season for adventures

| November 15, 2018

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Even the die-hard lovers of spring, summer and winter can admit there’s just that strange, mysterious factor that make everyone feel warm and happy when they transition into the season of color.

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Valerie Wilson Travel

After living and traveling internationally, Valerie Ann Wilson decided to open a travel consulting firm to offer what she believed was lacking in the industry… first-hand knowledge and dedicated service. Headquartered in New York City, with an international client base, we currently have 15 offices located in the Northeast and Southeast corridors, in the Midwest and on the West Coast. VWT's team consists of a diverse and highly specialized network of 315+ Travel Advisors and Associate Agents who each bring a wealth of knowledge and experience as travel experts to our company and ultimately to our clients.

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State of Artificial Intelligence in Travel

Article | February 19, 2020

AI in travel life cycle and vertical segments / Using AI in the hospitality landscape to enhance hotel reputation, drive revenue and elevate the customer experience to the next level / Travel management companies intend to invest in chatbot technologies / OTAs are using AI to offer travelers deeper personalization and more automated customer service during the search, shop and buy process / Conclusions.

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Impact of coronavirus on the travel industry

Article | February 19, 2020

Since first being identified in late-2019 in the Wuhan region of China, coronavirus COVID-19 has spread to dozens of countries around the world. The virus primarily passes from one person to others during coughing or sneezing. The time between exposure and the onset of symptoms is around five days. There is currently no vaccine or treatment. The outbreak is inevitably having an enormous impact on the travel industry, ranging from hotel and cruise ship quarantines to airlines halting flights in some regions.

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This too shall pass - but travel will need to adjust

Article | February 19, 2020

Just over a month ago, many of us sat in our offices, surrounded by colleagues, engaged in deep discussions about how best to leverage the increasing demand in travel this year. As per the World Tourism Organization's (UNWTO) forecasts from earlier this year, international tourist arrivals were expected to grow by 4% in 2020, which is not as great as the growth seen in 2017 (7%) and 2018 (6%), but it was still enough to continue fueling the tourism industry, which contributes to about 10.4% of the global GDP and approximately 319 million jobs. We were blissfully unaware of the looming threat of the COVID-19 global pandemic. In fact, several parts of the world failed to take notice of this crown-shaped virus that was about to bring everything to a grinding halt, until March 11, when the World Health Organization officially announced it as a pandemic.

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BUSINESS TRAVEL

Travel Managers speak out: 3 business travel topics post-pandemic

Article | February 19, 2020

Despite the global pandemic controlling business travel headlines for the past twelve months, there are quite a few other topics top of mind for travel managers today in North America. Egencia has taken a dive into the other important topics that are weighing on the minds of travel managers, and we’ve taken a look at what’s creating a buzz in the industry and within the Egencia travel manager Connect Community.

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Valerie Wilson Travel

After living and traveling internationally, Valerie Ann Wilson decided to open a travel consulting firm to offer what she believed was lacking in the industry… first-hand knowledge and dedicated service. Headquartered in New York City, with an international client base, we currently have 15 offices located in the Northeast and Southeast corridors, in the Midwest and on the West Coast. VWT's team consists of a diverse and highly specialized network of 315+ Travel Advisors and Associate Agents who each bring a wealth of knowledge and experience as travel experts to our company and ultimately to our clients.

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