Outrigger Hotels and Resorts

Published on Thursday, September 9, 2021

Why understaffed businesses should embrace the gig economy

From airlines, to hotels and restaurants, as well as many other sectors, companies are crying out for workers as they slowly get back to business following months of inactivity. Laid-off workers are not coming back in the required numbers and businesses are struggling to meet demand.

The old way of working is no longer as appealing in a post-pandemic world. Remote working and the gig economy is one effective solution for non-customer facing positions, argues Tim Hentschel, co-founder and CEO of HotelPlanner.com.

With the global gig economy forecasted to gross revenues of $455 billion by 2023, now is the perfect time for travel companies of all sizes to embrace the gig economy travel agent.


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