As this year winds down, we’re all hoping for a better 2021 in terms of travel. However, this week we saw one major retailer crack down and ban manufactured spending. Here’s a quick recap of the stories we covered this week.
As more data points roll in, this seems to be real as opposed to a rumor or a trolling job, which many had suspected. However, we still don’t know how broadly Walmart intends to enforce this. The memo clearly explains what manufactured spending is as well as cites the reason for the ban. Is this deal closed for ever? We will know in due course of time as to how broadly Walmart employees are enforcing this, but it does seem like they’re slamming the door shut.
As travel gradually opens up, we’ll see a lot of pent up demand come to fruition. This set of data provides some great insights as it compiles some of the most searched travel destinations on Google. A few of these destinations are definitely on my bucket list for sure.
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