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GBTA Industry Forum Series: Interview with Dean Schreiber, Chief Executive Officer, Oakwood

GBTA Industry Forum Series: Interview with Dean Schreiber, Chief Executive Officer, Oakwood

In the next installment of our GBTA Industry Forum Series, Scott Solombrino, Chief Executive Officer, GBTA welcomes Dean Schreiber, Chief Executive Officer, Oakwood, to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the serviced accommodation sector and how the pandemic will alter the future of accommodation sourcing. Hear how Oakwood has responded to their customer needs, creating a work from home environment, responding to new cleaning protocols and significantly changing operations to suit the needs of the client during this crisis. As we start to see small signs of recovery, Dean shares some of the feel- good stories that have inspired him during this time. View the Discussion and More >>

COVID-19 Update

Europe’s Country-by-country Travel Restrictions Explained (POLITICO)

Coronavirus Cases Are Spiking Across the Country and Experts Say Florida Has the Makings of the Next Epicenter (CNN)

Coronavirus World Map: Which Countries Have the Most COVID-19 Cases and Deaths? (THE GUARDIAN)

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Industry Spotlight 

GBTA Poll Sees Renewed Levels of Optimism as Bookings Resumed

The latest Coronavirus poll results released by GBTA reveals half (49%) of companies plan to resume domestic travel in the near future (1-3 months) and one in five (22%) plan to resume all travel in the next one to three months as well.

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Professional Development

5 Minute GBTA Membership Refresh

GBTA is committed to helping you and the business travel community stay connected during this challenging time. Our Member Quick Start Guide is here to help you make the most of your GBTA membership in as little as 5 minutes.

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Job Spotlight

Hotel Senior Sales Manager
Madeira Beach, FL

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of progressive sales experience, preferably in the hospitality field. Relative franchise experience preferred. The candidate will be responsible for strategically soliciting and developing new accounts, maintaining excellent rapport with existing accounts and successfully promoting the hotel to the community. We are seeking a driven, professional individual with excellent sales techniques who will meet or exceed budgeted goals and responsibly manage all aspects of the Sales Department in accordance with the standards and franchise.

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Trending Industry News

Aviation Industry News

Coronavirus: Criteria for COVID-19 Testing in the Air Travel Process (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

Spirit Airlines CEO Sees Recovery Taking a ‘Big Move in the Right Direction’ in July (THE POINTS GUY)

Southwest Now Requires a ‘Customer Health Declaration’ from Passengers Before Flying (SOURCE)

Lufthansa to Cover Customer Quarantine Costs and Guarantees Return Flights Home (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Oman Airports Announces Safety Measures (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Air India Is Buying 600,000 PPE Kits for Passengers (SIMPLE FLYING)

UAE Releases Checklist for Air Passengers (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Hospitality Industry News

Europe’s Hotels Prepare to Reopen (4HOTELIERS)

Hotel Reopen Map by UpStay (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

Ground Transportation Industry News

Lyft Vows ‘100 Percent’ of Its Vehicles Will Be Electric by 2030 (THE VERGE)

The GBTA Italy Roadshow goes virtual on June 25 for the all-new GBTA Italy Homeshow! This webinar focuses on travel data. Learn More >>

*This event will be conducted in the local language

WorldAware Intelligence Brief 

Canada – Officials Extend Ground Border Closure with US Through July 21

Canada and United States – Heavy Rainfall, Strong Winds, Hail, Tornadoes, and Possible Flooding Forecast Across Multiple Regions Through June 19

China – Activists Plan Protests in Hong Kong June 18-19

Hungary, Poland and Romania – Heavy Rainfall, Strong Winds, and Possible Flooding Forecast in Multiple Regions

Taiwan – Authorities to Ease Border Restrictions for Business, Student Travel from Select Countries

United States – Officials in New York Continue to Ease Coronavirus Disease-related Restrictions in Most of State

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