Daily News Brief – October 8, 2020
Travel Buyers: Has COVID Uncovered Gaps in Your Travel Risk Program?
Last week’s webinar, “Buyer Discussion: Has COVID Uncovered Gaps in your Travel Risk Policy, Program and Business Continuity?,” featured travel and risk management experts from four different organizations sharing their experiences in the pandemic: Jafles Pacheco, head of Indirect Material Spend Management at Oerlikon; Catherine Rigby, GTP, CCTE, manager of Travel Risk and Safety at CFA Institute; Jan Uecker, GTP, CTE, manager of Global Travel at UL LLC; and Julie Kleim, a procurement manager for Corporate Travel & Expense at CLEAResult.
Each panelist shared insights on the role of organizations, suppliers and travelers in assessing health and safety risks, and usable tools and resources to help mitigate those risks within your own company.
More Helpful Articles/Links
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- CDC Dashboard – Updated frequently with new guidance documents and details
- COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country (CDC)
- CDC Coronavirus Information
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
- Overview of TSA’s “Stay Healthy. Stay Secure.” Campaign
- “Stay Healthy. Stay Secure” Video
- What to Know Before You Go
- TSA Screening Checkpoint Numbers for 2019 and 2020
- TSA’s COVID-19 Webpage
- Runway to Recovery
GBTA Collaboratory Highlights
Join Us for Another Week of the GBTA Collaboratory
GBTA Collaboratory 2020 continues to provide perspectives, best practices, expert insight, and actional takeaways to address the issues facing the global business travel industry. Next week’s theme WINiT will feature all-new webinars including:
- The Fundamental Shift
- Fearless Girl: Growing Your Career Amid and After a Global Pandemic
- Unconventional Mentoring Coming Your Way
- Making Your Travel Program Inclusive by Making the Uncomfortable, Comfortable
WINiT By GBTA is a network of women and men focused on driving positive change for the career mobility of women in travel-related industries. WINiT By GBTA provides the industry with a variety of unique career development opportunities including leadership and education, training and mentoring, and inspirational and networking events.
GBTA Collaboratory Speaking Opportunities
GBTA Collaboratory speakers and panelists are made up of business leaders, GBTA committees and volunteers, sponsors, and industry experts. Speaking opportunities are available. If interested, please complete our Speaker Interest Form.
Corporate Travel Manager
The ideal candidate for this role will be experienced in global travel management, vendor/partner relationship and performance management, corporate travel credit card management and Concur administration. They will stay current with industry trends and have the ability to understand the business and effectively enhance our program to meet the needs of our business travelers. They will be asked to evaluate all aspects of our current corporate travel program and assess potential areas for operational improvement and cost savings.
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Sponsor the GBTA Collaboratory 2020
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