Daily News Brief – September 8, 2020

European Travel and Tourism Sector Urges EU Governments to Agree on Harmonised Travel Restrictions as it Struggles to Survive the Current Crisis

European Travel and Tourism Sector Urges EU Governments to Agree on Harmonised Travel Restrictions as it Struggles to Survive the Current Crisis

GBTA is a member of the European Tourism Manifesto Alliance and supports its efforts to call on Member States to agree on harmonised travel restrictions and ensure swift implementation to help the travel sector survive this unprecedented crisis.

The European Tourism Manifesto alliance, the voice of the European travel and tourism sector, calls on Member States to urgently agree on harmonised travel restrictions and ensure swift implementation to help the sector survive this unprecedented crisis. Read More >>

 

COVID-19 Updates

Ohio’s COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Decline (THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH)

New Coronavirus Cases, Hospitalizations on the Decline in Texas (DFW)

Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Continue to Decline (WCBI)

Declining COVID-19 Cases Might Lead Ease in Crowd Size for Events; Japan Government (INDUSTRY GLOBAL NEWS24)

Russia Releases First Batch of COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik V into Public (HINDUSTAN TIMES)

More Helpful Articles/Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

 

Professional Development

Earn Your Global Travel Professional® (GTP) Certification

Brought to you by the GBTA Academy, The GTP® Certification is designed to raise industry standards, enhance work performance, and recognize individuals who demonstrate core competencies essential to the business travel management discipline. Fall Exam dates are October 1 – November 17 and the deadline to apply is September 11.

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Tech Safari: A New Virtual Series – Part 2
Friday, September 11 | 11:00 AM ET

Presented by the GBTA Technology Committee, The Tech Safari Series showcases new technologies launching cutting-edge solutions that solve COVID-19 immediate issues and needs. Three companies, identified and vetted by the GBTA Technology Committee, will reveal their new product and/or solution. Panel members will question the technology’s usability in corporate travel, explore the product’s availability and identify the audience(s) that will benefit from its use.

Register Now >>

 

Job Spotlight

Corporate Travel Manager
Bothell, WA

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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Trending Industry News

Aviation Industry News

European Travel and Tourism Sector Urges EU Governments to Agree on Harmonised Travel Restrictions (TRAVEL DAILY )

United Airlines Adding, Restoring Flights in October (FOX NEWS)

American Airlines Plans Sydney Return for November (SIMPLE FLYING)

Virus Outbreak: Airlines Renovating Aiplane Cabins to Ensure Safe Flights amid Pandemic (TAIPEI TIMES)

Airlines Urge COVID-19 Testing as Regional Corridors Launched in England (THE INVERNESS COURIER)

Dubai International’s T3 Reopens Smart Gates (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Hospitality Industry News

Improving Hotel ROI – Thinking Out of Box from Design to Operations (4HOTELIERS)

More Industry News

Eurostar Restores Onboard Catering (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Business Travel Cleared for Take-Off Again (HOTELMARKETING.COM)

 

GBTA Global Research: Most Viewed

GBTA’s research and tools allow business travel professionals to stay up-to-date on trends and topics that shape the industry and leverage that knowledge to help them be more effective in their roles. Access the most viewed research studies of 2019-2020 >>

 

WorldAware Intelligence Brief

Azerbaijan – Authorities Ease Coronavirus Disease-related Movement Restrictions

Europe – European Council Recommends Lifting Travel Ban for 11 Non-EU Countries

China, North Korea and South Korea – Tropical Storm Haishen Makes Landfall in South Hamgyong

India – States in Southern Regions Lifting Business, Transport Restrictions

United States – Power Outages Likely to Continue to Affect Parts of Oregon State

Vietnam – Authorities Continue to Ease Coronavirus Disease Curbs, including Gathering, Business, Transport Controls, in Da Nang and Quang Nam Province

 

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