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18 Dec 2023

Delta Airlines CEO: 'Workations' Is Replacing Traditional Business Travel

Delta's business travel is 20% below pre-pandemic levels, yet CEO Ed Bastian [remains positive](https://fortune.com/2023/12/12/delta-air-lines-ceo-ed-bastian-fears-business-travel-died-overstated-hybrid-workers-shifting-data/) due to [the rise of 'workations'](https://www.ft.com/content/16d45f72-88a8-4f7a-b4ef-bb6444e2bcef) facilitated by work-from-anywhere policies. Mobility has increased with the ability to travel while working remotely, offsetting the decline in managed business trips. [Top workation destinations](https://drifttravel.com/workations-the-future-or-just-another-travel-trend/), based on affordability and facilities, include Thailand, India, Portugal, and Spain.