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COVID-19 tourism spend recovery in numbers

– Global tourism has been one of the most affected sectors during the COVID-19 crisis. Our tourism recovery model forecasts a cumulative drop of $3 trillion to $8 trillion before tourism expenditure returns to pre-COVID-19 levels. Recovery will be slow and driven by the underlying dependencies countries had on domestic and nonair travel. Different countries, therefore, should prepare for their own recovery curves and reimagine their tourism sectors (as well as the support they provide) differently.
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What can other countries learn from China’s travel recovery path?

– In May, we asked how much the world could learn from China’s postpandemic travel recovery. Now, we explore where lessons... from the latest data from China may be relevant for other countries.
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The travel industry turned upside down: Insights, analysis, and actions for travel executives

– For many players in the travel industry, navigating the COVID-19 pandemic has been like sailing into a hurricane. Six months in,... many are trying to right themselves—realizing that their navigational charts are no longer adequate.
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Reimagining the $9 trillion tourism economy—what will it take?

– As national borders consider reopening, a partnership between governments and the tourism industry will be essential.
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For corporate travel, a long recovery ahead

– Business travel is critical to many travel providers but will take a long time to return to previous levels after the COVID-19... pandemic. Here’s what the players that depend on it need to know.

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Article - McKinsey Global Institute

Will infrastructure bend or break under climate stress?

– Infrastructure is the backbone of the global economy, connecting people, enhancing quality of life, and promoting health and safety.... But climate change is revealing infrastructure vulnerabilities.
Article - McKinsey Global Institute

COVID-19 and climate change expose dangers of unstable supply chains

– With the world undergoing its second “once in a generation” disruption in 12 years, a reappraisal of supply chains is in order.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Risk, resilience, and rebalancing in global value chains

– Companies need an understanding of their exposure, vulnerabilities, and potential losses to inform resilience strategies.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

Rewriting the playbook: How Union Pacific is conducting business during the pandemic

– The chairman and CEO of a railroad heavyweight reflects on what keeps him going, how past challenges have prepared him for today’s,... and how his leadership approach has changed during the pandemic.
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US freight after COVID-19: A bumpy road to the next normal

– Our new research foresees a difficult recovery of up to four years, with some pockets of growth. Freight and logistics companies... will need to adapt.
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Ready for check-in? Lessons from the German travel recovery

– A new report provides insights on how the travel industry can cope with shifts in demand patterns due to COVID-19.
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Reopening cities after COVID-19

– The experience of cities suggests that successful reopening requires a conservative, staged approach, beginning at virus levels... near zero—coupled with many safety measures for public transport.
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The future of micromobility: Ridership and revenue after a crisis

– The COVID-19 crisis is causing serious disruptions to the multibillion-dollar micromobility industry. Our analysis indicates that... a full recovery is possible, as long as companies prepare for the next normal.
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Global freight flows after COVID-19: What’s next?

– COVID-19 will likely affect trade more profoundly than any other recent crisis. Leaders with a well-informed perspective on potential... trade scenarios can begin their recovery from a position of strength.
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Using analytics to get European rail maintenance on track

– By harnessing data and analytics, European rail-infrastructure operators can deliver better performance at a lower cost.
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Make it better, not just safer: The opportunity to reinvent travel

– Do you remember your first flight? The first time you fell in love with a new city? We do.
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