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    The COVID pandemic has affected a lot of businesses, but the travel business in particular. Airbnb launched on the stock exchange in the US and as part of that they had to reveal just how big the financial impacts of this pandemic has been. It’s a really interesting case in how travel is going to change over the next few years. Marc Fennell talks to Peter Wells, tech writer and host of Meta, a podcast about podcasts, and Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson, national technology editor for News Corp. More Download This Show podcasts on

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