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May 21, 2021

Tom sits down with Wendy Burk to talk about how the past year has impacted the travel industry. Wendy also discusses how her team shifted their focus once travel restrictions took place, as well as lessons they learned for the future. Other topics also include advice for business owners looking to book corporate trips and how retirees should approach traveling.

About Wendy Burk:

Wendy is the CEO and Founder of Cadence Travel, a full-service corporate travel management group. With over 30 years of experience in the travel industry, Wendy is committed to building lasting relationships and expanding people’s traveling horizons.

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Key Moments:

2:17 - Wendy Shares What Cadence Travel Does And How They Serve Clients

5:45 - What Corporate Travel Conversations Look Like Right Now

12:40 - Initial Impact Of The Coronavirus On The Travel Industry And What Has Come Out Of The Past Year

21:16 - Sharing The Daily Message

24:46 - How Retirees Should Approach Traveling

29:01 - Recommendations For Corporate Trips

32:00 - Threats To The Travel Industry Right Now

35:27 - What To Look For In An Advisor

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