Global Trends 2020

23 million domestic travellers as China eases lockdown

Domestic travel surged in the first public holiday in China since it started easing lockdown restrictions. The number of travellers increased by 50% compared with the previous public holiday at the start of April.


Beyond bailouts, quarantine and empty hotels: what does coronavirus mean for travel?

As COVID-19 put a stop travelling and grounded planes, the travel and hospitality sector has been left wondering when – if at all – we will ever return to a world of cheap flights and global adventure.

Most UK offices stand empty

UK-based landlord Land Securities offered a glimpse of the impact of covid on office usage as it reported a £837m loss. Less than ten per cent of its office sites were in use and many of its tenants are now struggling to pay their rent.