As the elections approach, there’s a bit of COVID-related news to relate. A Harvard study shows that air travel has a low COVID transmission risk compared to other settings, thanks in part to hospital-grade air filtering—destination resorts may not be so hard to reach after all. The failure of the COVID economic relief negotiations makes an economic rescue package unlikely until a new Congress is sworn in during January, and this could pressure financially-strapped businesses. And a convention center has created a hybrid format that combines in-person and virtual meetings, and offers you-are-there video of the conference as well. Get the details, and more, in the latest Weekly Briefing from the Insights Collective.