Daily News Brief – August 10, 2020

Calls on Congress to Take Action on Expanded Relief for Distressed Business Travel Industry

Calls on Congress to Take Action on Expanded Relief for Distressed Business Travel Industry

As the US Congress negotiates a new coronavirus relief package for individuals and businesses, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the leading voice of business travel worldwide – has called on Congressional leadership to enact measures to renew business travelers’ confidence and to curb the devastating impact of the pandemic on this vital sector of the global economy. – FEATURES GBTA Continue Reading >>


COVID-19 Updates

US Lists Taiwan as Low-Risk After Lifting Global ‘Do Not Travel’ Advisory (TAIWAN NEWS)

Early-Stage Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Begins in Singapore (INQUIRER.NET)

Coronavirus Vaccine Update: Russia to Register World’s First COVID-19 Vaccine on August 12 (MONEY CONTROL)

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

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Industry Spotlight

GBTA Collaboratory 2020
GBTA COVID-19 Polling Trends
August 11 | 11:00am EST

GBTA has polled its members about the impact of COVID-19 on their company since March 2020. With an average of 1,500 responses from around the globe, GBTA’s poll has become a mainstay for the business travel industry. GBTA’s poll provides a truly global and up-to-date snapshot on how the industry is responding to the pandemic. Join this webinar to learn the trends in travel manager sentiment and where the industry stands in terms of resuming business travel.

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Made Possible by TripActions

Save the Date for the Next GBTA Canada Town Hall
Wednesday, August 19 | 2:00pm EST

Join us for our next GBTA Canada Town Hall Call, intended to share information, tools and resources to support our community through these difficult times.

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Professional Development 
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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WorldAware Intelligence Brief

Australia – Australian Capital Territory Authorities to Further Ease Restrictions

Belgium, France, Luxembourg and Netherlands – Authorities Continue to Warn of Excessive Heat Across Western Europe

Finland – Authorities to Update International Travel Restrictions

Japan and South Korea – Tropical Storm Jangmi Continues Tracking Northeastward

Norway – Officials Reintroduce Entry Restrictions on Some Locations

United States – Officials in Pennsylvania Update Out-of-State Visitor Quarantine List


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