Host: Eileen Crowley, partner | Deloitte & Touche LLP
Presenter: Mike Daher
The travel industry took a big hit during the pandemic. Now, it is slowly but surely recovering although lingering uncertainty around COVID variants, inflation, and global events may influence what trajectory the industry takes. Hear perspectives drawn from Deloitte’s 2022 corporate and summer travel surveys highlighting recent trends as well as factors influencing business and leisure travel such as costs, health considerations, and remote work flexibility. Topics we will discuss include:
- International travel’s return
- Air travel and lodging trends
- The influence of remote work on travel’s bounce back
- Spending trends across leisure and business travel
Meet the speakers
Eileen Crowley leads Deloitte & Touche LLP’s US Audit & Assurance Transportation, Hospitality & Services practice. She has a history of serving large, complex multinational companies on Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting matters, mergers and acquisitions, information technology, and capital transactions.
Mike Daher serves as Vice Chair – US Transportation, Hospitality & Services (THS) leader of non-attest services. He is responsible for harnessing Deloitte’s cutting-edge industry insights and unmatched depth and breadth of consulting, risk and financial advisory and tax capabilities to help THS clients solve their most complex business issues. Deloitte's THS client portfolio includes market leading airline, transportation, cruise, hotel, restaurant, casino, and service organizations. He has deep experience in leading global business strategy design and large-scale, digitally enabled business transformations for multinational THS clients in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Mike also served as a trusted advisor to several senior executives through Deloitte’s Executive Transition Lab™ program, helping them make successful transitions to more senior roles in their companies or into new organizations. As an avid traveler, Mike is deeply curious of peoples and cultures and an advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion.