Daily News Brief – July 31, 2020

Three Global Airline Alliances Come Together to Assure Customer Well-Being While Flying

Three Global Airline Alliances Come Together to Assure Customer Well-Being While Flying

Three global airline alliances, that collectively represent more than fifty per cent of the world’s passenger air traffic, have partnered together to highlight the measures airlines are adopting to assure the well-being of customers while travelling. With their Dear Travellers video, oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance share what customers can expect on their journeys over the coming months as travel restrictions are slowly eased and the world starts to recover from the effects of COVID-19. Continue Reading >>


COVID-19 Updates 

Update: The Official EU Coronavirus ‘Safe Travel List’ (GREEK CITY TIMES)

COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker, July 31: Oxford, Johnson & Johnson Vaccines Prevent Infection in Monkeys (INDIAN EXPRESS)

Coronavirus Update: Vietnam Sees Largest Single-Day Increase in Cases as South-East Asia Faces ‘Socio-Economic Crisis’ (ABC)

Reopening the Office? Here’s How to Stymie Transmission of COVID-19. (HAVARD BUSINESS REVIEW)

More Helpful Articles/Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

More Resources


Industry Spotlight
GBTA Canada Virtual Happy Hour
Thursday, August 6

Join us for our first-ever GBTA Canada Virtual Happy Hour next Thursday, August 6! The call will be held at two times to accommodate the Eastern and Western Canada time zones. Catch up with your peers next week for some good conversation and fun!

Eastern Canada: 5:00pm EST / 6:00pm AST
Western Canada: 5:00pm MST / 4:00pm PST

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Professional Development 

The GTP® Certification Program brings key benefits to recipients and the business travel industry as a whole. Individual benefits include:

  • Facilitates professional growth and development
  • Demonstrates a commitment to leadership and knowledge of the industry at large
  • Recognition and career advancement

The application deadline is August 2.

Learn More >>


Job Spotlight
Business Manager
New Albany, OH

The Business Manager is responsible for successfully managing the mutual goals of our clients. The manages the Business Plan and ensures ATG in accordance with our Agreement, which includes service levels. The Manager is ultimately accountable to ensure all wholly owned and franchise offices who service the account are fully trained to deliver on the expectations of the customer and engaged in fulfilling their individual obligations to ensure success in our delivery of all services to the customer.

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Trending Industry News 

Aviation Industry News

Passengers Can Now Text Cleaning and Safety Questions Directly to United Airlines (PR NEWSWIRE)

Travelport Launches Free Airline Health & Safety Tracker to Help Boost Confidence in Travel (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

JetBlue to Restart Flights Between New York City and Hyannis (CAPE COD TIMES)

City Aviation Expert Says COVID-19 Testing at UK Airports Is Essential (CITY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON)

More Industry News

Five Things to Consider When Consolidating Your Travel Program (HOSPITALITY NET)

40% of Destinations Have Now Eased Travel Restrictions (HOTEL NEWS RESOURCE)

Travelbank Extends Expenses Footprint Through Partnership with Upside Business Travel (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)


Expand your thinking and your industry knowledge with business travel education. Stay up-to-date with the latest best practices most critical to your business with a GBTA membership. More Info >>


WorldAware Intelligence Brief 

Europe – Excessive Heatwave to Persist Across Southern Parts

Germany – Rival Activist Groups to Protest in Berlin, July 31-Aug. 2

Japan – Rail Disruptions Occurring on Tohoku and Senseki-Tohoku Lines in Sendai Following Train Derailment

Mexico and United States – Heatwave to Persist Across Parts of Western Regions

United States – Officials in Illinois Maintain Some Restrictions

United States – Localized Strong-to-Severe Storms Could Bring Flooding to Central, Southern Parts



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