Daily News Brief – July 15, 2020

GBTA Retains MCI USA to Undertake Comprehensive Organizational and Operations Review

GBTA Retains MCI USA to Undertake Comprehensive Organizational and Operations Review

Top-to-Bottom Audit by Senior Task Team Meant to “Reset” GBTA Post-Pandemic

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has engaged MCI USA, one of the nation’s premier consulting groups serving member-based non-profit organizations, to provide a 360-degree organizational and operations audit designed to reset the Association and ensure GBTA’s success in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading >>


COVID-19 Update

New York to Out-Of-State Travelers: Provide Contact Information or Face a $2,000 Fine (USA TODAY)

New Mexico, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin Added to NY Quarantine List, Delaware Removed (USA TODAY)

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Expands Travel Order (NBC)

Coronavirus Updates: CDC Chief Says Masks Could Halt Outbreak In 4-6 Weeks; Calif. Updates Testing Rules; Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise (USA TODAY)

Asia Today: Rules Return in Hong Kong, India, Ease in China (ABC)

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Industry Spotlight

Explore GBTA’s Research and Tools Available to Members

GBTA members have access to all GBTA research and industry tools through the GBTA Hub member website, a gateway to over 2,000 research studies, whitepapers, webinars, RFP templates and other resources. The Hub is the largest online library dedicated to the business travel industry. Learn More >>


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

Head of Marketing and Events
United States

We are seeking a highly-motivated, positive, tech-savvy Head of Marketing and Events to be part of an entrepreneurial team in a rapidly growing organization. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position holds ultimate responsibility for the organization’s marketing and conference activities and oversees the development and delivery of fully integrated marketing and events strategies for the business. The position also manages in-person and virtual production and logistics for several events including a major event with over 1500 in attendance.

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Trending Industry News

Aviation Industry News

Heathrow Airport Deploys Cleaning Robots to Kill Viruses (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Turkish Airlines Returning to Russia (ETURBONEWS)

Delta CEO Promises Empty Middle Seats Beyond September but Admits, ‘It’s Not Going to Last Forever’ (USA TODAY)

Hospitality Industry News

Deem Announces Entirely New Hotel Search and Booking Functionality in Its Online Travel Management Platform (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Ground Transportation Industry News

Avis Forms Safety Coalition with Lysol, Medical Professionals (AUTO RENTAL NEWS)

More Industry News

Travelport Launches Free COVID-19 Smartpoint Plugin (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

Eventually, We’ll Fly Again. Here’s How to Make Business Travel Safer for Employees (FAST COMPANY) – FEATURES GBTA

Dave Hilfman Has Been Appointed Interim Executive Director at Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) (HOSPITALITY NET) – FEATURES GBTA


Industry Webinar Series:
Opportunity in Crisis: How to Pivot a Hospitality Career During a Pandemic Recording Available >>


WorldAware Intelligence Brief

Australia – Several States Adjusting Restrictions due to Outbreaks in Victoria, New South Wales

India – Power Outages Planned in Parts of Chennai Metropolitan Area, Tamil Nadu State

Thailand – Authorities Ban Most Incoming International Flights

United States – Inclement Weather, Possible Flooding Forecast Across Central and Eastern Regions

United States – Officials in New York State Add More States to Mandatory Traveler Quarantine List

United States – Authorities in New Jersey Issue Updated Quarantine Requirements


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