CNBC’s Global Traveler launched in November of 2019 to provide inspirational and compelling travel content to CNBC’s business-minded audience.

Over the last year, CNBC’s Global Traveler has been chronicling changes in the travel scene, analyzing new safety standards and emerging travel trends – and condensing it into clear, concise stories that our readers could find all in one place on the website.

In this piece specially created for ITB Asia’s virtual event, Travel Meet Asia (24 February 2020), Monica Pitrelli, editor of CNBC’s Global Traveler shares her observations and insights on a new type of traveler that is emerging from this pandemic.

She shares what destinations are doing now to attract these travelers, and in the longer term when mass tourism returns to a new normal.