Light at the end of tunnel

James, Lisa
October 2003
Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;10/6/2003, Issue 1688, p76
Trade Publication
The business travel recruitment sector is showing signs of slow recovery, but there are still some tough times ahead as of October 2003. Things had already started to slow down before the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, which left businesses wary of sending staff abroad for a while. The Iraq war and SARS have also had a devastating effect on business travel. Recruitment specialists don't believe business travel agents will ever again be able to command the high salaries of two or three years ago. Carlson Wagonlit Travel human resources director for northern Europe, Sue Kavanagh said while there is more movement in the marketplace, there are still difficult times ahead. INSET: GOING INTO BUSINESS.


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