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Daily News Brief – April 6, 2021

Check-in with Suzanne
Check-in with Suzanne An important log jam broke late last week with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) first post-pandemic guidance allowing that vaccinated adults could travel and see their families again. At the time of this writing, we are also eagerly anticipating what the UK government will announce…

Daily News Brief – April 5, 2021

GBTA Hails New CDC Guidelines as Huge Step Forward for Business Travel
GBTA Hails New CDC Guidelines as Huge Step Forward for Business Travel The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in advocacy for the industry, hails today’s updated guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that fully vaccinated people…

Daily News Brief – April 2, 2021

Use Authorization to Help Increase the Number of Vaccine Doses Available
Use Authorization to Help Increase the Number of Vaccine Doses Available Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced two revisions regarding the number of doses per vial available for the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine. The first revision clarifies the number of doses per vial for the vials that are currently…

Daily News Brief – April 1, 2021

Project Unite Member Update
Project Unite Member Update As you might recall, last year GBTA purchased certain assets of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) during their bankruptcy process. We then embarked on Project Unite as a way to bring together those ACTE assets into GBTA so that we can offer you the…

Daily News Brief – March 26, 2021

GBTA Announces New Training Program to Prepare Industry Professionals for a Safe Return to Business Travel
The Ready. Safe. Travel. Training Program is open to all GBTA buyers and suppliers GBTA proudly announces the Ready. Safe. Travel. Training Program to unite, educate and engage all levels of the business travel industry. This virtual training program will span over four weeks in May, with sessions being held virtually…

Daily News Brief – March 29, 2021

GBTA Statement Against US Violence Towards Asian Communities
GBTA condemns the recent increase in hate crimes against Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and other Asian Americans in the United States. GBTA believes strongly in diversity, equity and inclusion. Actions that fly in the face of such principles and that rise to the level of open hatred, criminal violence and harassment…

Daily News Brief – March 24, 2021

GBTA and Other Travel Industry Groups Collaborate to Urge Biden to Set Health Passport Standards and Plan to Lift International Travel Bans
U.S. airlines and more than two dozen other industry groups on Monday urged the Biden administration to form a plan by May to lift international travel restrictions, including digital vaccine passport standards, after cross-border travel was devastated in the COVID pandemic. Airlines for America, which represents major U.S. airlines like…

GBTA Daily News Brief – March 19, 2021

Survey: Most Buyers Project 2021 Domestic Travel Return
About three-quarters of corporate travel buyers and procurement professionals surveyed this month by the Global Business Travel Association project their organizations will resume non-essential domestic business travel sometime this year, if they haven't already. About 60 percent of the approximately 302 respondents to the GBTA survey, which was conducted online…

GBTA Daily News Brief – March 18, 2021

GBTA Poll: Digital Health Verification – The Solution to Safely Resume Business Travel
Optimism Increases as Vaccine Roll-Out Accelerates GBTA today reported on the findings from its 17th poll looking at the impact of the pandemic on the business travel industry. Two-thirds of GBTA members and stakeholders (66%) believe implementing Digital Health Verification (also known as “vaccination passports” of “digital green certificates”) is…
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