Daily News Brief – July 27, 2020

How Long Are You Contagious with COVID-19 Coronavirus? Here’s a CDC Update

How Long Are You Contagious with COVID-19 Coronavirus? Here’s a CDC Update

The CDC is now saying that if you have mild-to-moderate COVID-19, keep yourself isolated from other people for at least 10 days after you first noticed symptoms. You can discontinue this isolation after the 10-day mark if you haven’t had a fever for at least 24 hours and your other symptoms have improved. Note that not having a fever because you took a fever-reducing medication like Tylenol doesn’t count. That would be cheating. The fever has to have naturally disappeared. Still having a fever after 10 days means that you may need not only more cowbell but also more isolation. Continue Reading >>


COVID-19 Updates

Moderna Advances Vaccine Plan; Germany Fears Spike: Virus Update (BLOOMBERG)

Coronavirus Global Updates, 26 July: Spain Govt Says Pandemic Under Control; Italian Island Spared from Outbreak (INDIAN EXPRESS)

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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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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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GBTA Canada Town Hall: Canadian Government Critical COVID-19 Related Updates

Recording Now Available!

The latest GBTA Canada Town Hall features important COVID-19 updates, tools, and resources from the Canadian Government.

Previous Town Hall recordings are also available for viewing.

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Job Spotlight

Sales Manager
Hollywood, FL

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of progressive sales experience, preferably in the hospitality field. Relative franchise experience preferred. The Sales Manager will be responsible for strategically soliciting and developing new accounts, maintaining excellent rapport with existing accounts and successfully promoting the hotel to the community. We are seeking a driven, professional individual with excellent sales techniques who will meet or exceed budgeted goals and responsibly manage all aspects of the Sales Department in accordance with the standards and franchise (if applicable.) Minimum of three years of Hospitality management experience, relative franchise sales experience preferred. Excellent leadership abilities. Superior communication skills, (both oral and written). Detail-oriented and organized. Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.

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Trending Industry News

Aviation Industry News

Singapore Airlines’ Heathrow Route to Go Daily from August 1 (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

FAA Orders Emergency Inspections of 2,000 Boeing 737s After Engine Failures Post-Coronavirus Storage (USA TODAY)

Ask the Captain: What Should I Wear on a Plane to Protect Myself from COVID-19? (USA TODAY)

Passengers Flying to Dubai May Be Tested Twice for COVID-19 (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

European Aviation Associations and EASA Join to Promote Harmonised Safe Air Travel During COVID-19 (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

Hospitality Industry News

OYO Adopts Hydrid Workplace Model (4HOTELIERS)

Citizen M Plans Properties in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Ground Transportation Industry News

Good News for the Los Angeles-to-Las Vegas High-Speed Train Project (TRAVEL PULSE)


Webinars & Online Training

GBTA has a solution to meet your needs with programs offered online. World-class education and certification in business travel management is attainable with GBTA delivered education. GBTA Academy offers webinars and training presented by travel industry leaders.

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WorldAware Intelligence Brief

Canada and United States – Inclement Weather and Possible Flooding Forecast Across Multiple Regions

Belgium – Authorities Maintaining Restrictions on International Arrivals

Brazil – Metro Workers Threaten Strike in Sao Paulo over Reduced Salaries

India – Authorities Suspend Flight Operations at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata

United States – Officials in Washington, DC to Impose Restrictions on Travelers Entering from Areas Highly Affected by Coronavirus Disease

United States – Hurricane Douglas Continues Tracking Westward in Central Pacific Ocean


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