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INFOGRAPHIC: Most travellers ready to book domestic and international trips (if these 10 measures are in place)

New research has found that the majority of travellers are now ready to consider booking domestic and international trips, but only if 10 different safety measures are implemented throughout their journey.

According to a global study conducted by Travelport, it is deemed critical to have social distancing rules, mandatory use of face masks, and ready access to sanitising gel or wipes, face masks and gloves for all parts of the travel journey.

The study also revealed, however, that additional measures still need to be implemented by airlines, airports, hotels and car rental companies to fully restore consumer confidence.

Travelport has outlined 10 separate safety measures study participants said they need to know have been adopted by these travel players for them to consider domestic and international holidays.

Check them out via this handy infographic.

Travelport CEO Greg Webb said: “Over the last few months, the travel industry has rolled out many initiatives to support a safe, healthy and responsible return for travel. This study highlights the criticality these measures are now playing in restoring traveller confidence.

“However, for the majority of travellers to return to the skies, the industry now needs to work together to not only ensure a wide array of safety measures are in place throughout the travel journey, but to collectively communicate these changes to travellers using a range of channels and merchandising technologies.”


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