Corporate travel rebound signals first signs of recovery in decimated sector

Corporate travel is beginning to rebound as coronavirus restrictions ease in many parts of the world, signalling the first signs of recovery for an industry decimated by the pandemic. Hotels, airlines and travel companies all report a rise in corporate bookings over recent weeks as executives return to the road following months of virtual meetings … Read more

Rep. Vargas to Serve on National Groups Studying Childhood Education, Economic Recovery

Rep. Vargas to Serve on National Groups Studying Childhood Education, Economic Recovery

State Rep. Andy X. Vargas was recently appointed to participate in both the Council of State Governments’ Healthy States National Task Force and the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Early Childhood Fellows Program. In a statement, Vargas called the two organizations “prestigious” and said both are “timely programs focused on early childhood education and the … Read more

Report Proposes Higher Education COVID-19 Recovery Policies

Report Proposes Higher Education COVID-19 Recovery Policies

In a year defined by a deadly pandemic, economic crisis and racial injustice, colleges and universities were forced to reevaluate their practices, structures and delivery models. As the United States transitions to a recovery phase, New America and the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) sought to further understand the overall impact of these crises … Read more

BC School Support Workers Welcome Education Recovery Plan

BC School Support Workers Welcome Education Recovery Plan

BURNABY, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–British Columbia school support workers are welcoming the $43.6 million in funding announced yesterday to support the safe reopening of BC schools for the 2021/2022 school year. CUPE’s K-12 Presidents Council, representing over 30,000 support workers in B.C.’s education system, says the announcement by Minister of Education Jennifer Whiteside represents a big … Read more

How is the ongoing semi-conductor crisis delaying the recovery in the auto industry?

18 JUNE 2021 09:26 IST | ENGLISH | MONEY & FINANCES | GENERAL AUDIENCE Uttkarsh Chaturvedi If there is one thing which can play a spoilsport when it comes to to the recovery in the auto industry is the ongoing semiconductor crisis. Top sources in Motown tell us that cos have a visibility of 10-15 … Read more

Health of key high streets in Stratford district – including Wellesbourne and Southam – are being assessed to aid Covid recovery

Left to right: Cllr Daren Pemberton with Mike King, Director of People & Places Insight. Photo supplied The health and vitality of the Stratford district’s key high streets is set to be assessed during the summer and autumn as they emerge from the pandemic to see what can be done to help them recover post-Covid. … Read more

Cigna Survey Confirms Mental Health Services and Support Critical to Global Pandemic Recovery

Markets with higher COVID-19 vaccination rates report better outlook on health and well-being Mental health seen as most important influence of whole person health, virtual mental health consultations increased 89 percent since beginning of pandemic Employees expect more from employers, including mental health support and workplace flexibility HONG KONG, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Cigna International … Read more

Domestic Travel Bookings Nearing Full Recovery

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New data from American Express found spending on domestic travel bookings was already nearing a full recovery. According to CNBC.com, American Express CEO Steve Squeri revealed bookings in May were 95 percent of what they were in May 2019, signaling that COVID-19 vaccines and lifted restrictions are elevating traveler confidence. ADVERTISING Trending Now “We also … Read more

Business travel sees signs of recovery after the pandemic

Experts say that firstly will recover from the consequences of the pandemic the leisure travel and then the business travel. In fact, at the end of 2020 surveys showed that business travel would be down up to almost 50%. According to recent data, things are changing. People seem to look forward to starting again face-to-face … Read more

Covid Scotland: Pandemic recovery gives Scotland ‘real opportunity’ to address health inequalities

The Health Foundation will publish results of an inquiry into experiences of the pandemic across the UK next month. Ahead of publication of the report, Sarah Davidson, advisory group member and chief executive of the Carnegie UK Trust, and Mehrunisha Suleman, bioethicist and senior research fellow leading the inquiry, said the pandemic has exposed health … Read more

American Airlines Isn’t Worried About Business Travel’s Recovery

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The United States is traveling again, with up to nearly two million people flying a day across the country in recent weeks. However, only a small group of these passengers are flying for business. Nonetheless, American Airlines president Robert Isom is not worried about the return of business travel. He has faith in this segment’s … Read more

Tennessee Eyes Water, Sewer Work With Federal Recovery Money | Tennessee News

Tennessee Eyes Water, Sewer Work With Federal Recovery Money | Tennessee News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee state panel is considering using federal coronavirus recovery money for big investments in water and sewer system upgrades. At a meeting Wednesday of the state’s Financial Accountability Stimulus Group, state Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner David Salyers estimated a request of more than $1 billion for water and … Read more