Daily News Brief – July 17, 2020

Best Practices for Critical Workers Traveling to and from “Hot Spot” States

Best Practices for Critical Workers Traveling to and from “Hot Spot” States

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many U.S. states and localities, such as New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Louisiana, have adopted interstate travel restrictions to maintain lower levels of spread and contain the virus. Many of these travel restrictions take the form of mandatory 14-day quarantine requirements for people traveling to and from COVID-19 “hot spots” – states that have increasing cases or increasing positivity rates. Continue Reading >>


COVID-19 Update

Which Countries Are Currently Accepting EU Travelers? (SIMPLE FLYING)

India Is Launching Travel Bubbles Today – Here’s What to Know (SIMPLE FLYING)

Coronavirus Latest: India Surges Past 1 Million Cases in Grim Milestone (SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST)

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Industry Spotlight

56% of Travel Buyers Have Revised Their Travel Policy in Light of COVID-19

Over half of travel buyers report their company has changed its travel policy and 70% characterize the policy changes as being ‘somewhat’ or ‘a lot’.

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GBTA Global Research: Most Viewed

GBTA Research is the premier resource on all topics affecting the business travel industry. Our 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. GBTA has compiled a list of the most viewed research studies of 2019-2020.

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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

Singapore Airlines to Increase Flights in August (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Air France Expands Its In-Flight Catering Offer (WEBWIRE)

United “First to Introduce Touchless Check-In Technology At Heathrow” (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

US Travel Agencies See Significant Boost in Air Ticket Sales in June (BUSINESSWIRE)

More Industry News

How Many and Who Will Travel Again and When? (ETURBONEWS) – FEATURES GBTA

CWT Introduces New Data-Powered Solutions to Guide Companies and Traveling Employees on Resuming Travel (HOSPITALITY NET)

London Travel Week Is Back for 2020 (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

Amadeus to Scale Up Its New Distribution Effort in 2021 Starting in Asia (YAHOO!)


Save the Date! GBTA Canada Town Hall | July 22

Exchange valuable information, tools and resources that support our community through the COVID-19 pandemic during the GBTA Canada Town Halls.

Previous Town Hall recordings are also available for viewing.

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WorldAware Intelligence Brief

Canada – Officials Extend Land Border Closure with the US

China – Activists to March in Yuen Long Area of Hong Kong

Europe – Storms with Heavy Rainfall, Strong Winds, Hail, and Possible Flooding to Develop Across Central and Eastern Countries Through July 19

New Zealand – Heavy Rainfall, Strong Thunderstorms Forecast in Parts of North Island until Early July 18

United States – Officials Extend Ground Border Closures with Mexico and Canada to All Nonessential Travel Through at Least Aug. 20

United States – Inclement Weather and Possible Flooding Forecast Across Northern Regions Through at Least Early July 19


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