Daily News Brief – July 29, 2020

What Airports Are Doing to Welcome Travelers Back

What Airports Are Doing to Welcome Travelers Back

Richard Golinowski is swimming in hand sanitizer. The vice president of operations support at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates Washington National and Dulles International airports, is on target to soon have more than 700 hand-sanitizer stations throughout the facilities, one of a number of steps the authority is taking to create a safe environment for travelers. Continue Reading >>


COVID-19 Updates

Coronavirus New Case Counts Are Falling Nationwide, But Some States Still Seeing Record Numbers (CNN)

Dr. Anthony Fauci Says It’s ‘Crunch Time’ for Vaccine Development (CNN)

How East Asia Has Controlled Coronavirus, And What It Means for Its Recovery (WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM)

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

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

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Trending Industry News

Aviation Industry News

Star Alliance Allows You to Plan with Confidence in Times of COVID-19 (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

Flying Economy Class in a Post Pandemic World: Introducing “Economy Zones” (SIMPLE FLYING)

The Future of Post Pandemic Business Class: Your Own Room (SIMPLE FLYING)

Delta Turns Flight Around after Multiple Passengers Refuse to Wear Masks (TRAVEL PULSE)

Rise in Domestic Travel Helps Smaller Airlines (KOREAN HERALD)

Ground Transportation Industry News

Avis Shows Sequential Improvements in Q2 (AUTO RENTAL NEWS)

Hospitality Industry News

Does the Post-COVID Era Require a Different Skillset from Housekeepers? (HOSPITALITY NET)

Yotel Opens First Central London Property (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)


Industry Webinar

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WorldAware Intelligence Brief

Europe – Repeated Storms with Heavy Rainfall, Strong Winds, Hail, and Possible Flooding to Develop Across Central and Eastern Regions

India – Authorities Extend Measures in West Bengal State

Poland – Authorities Update List of Countries Allowed to Fly to and from Country

United States – Officials in Washington State to Tighten Restrictions on Businesses to Curb Spread of Coronavirus Disease

United States – Authorities in Connecticut Add More States to Mandatory Traveler Quarantine List

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


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