Daily News Brief – July 8, 2020

These States Still Require Travelers to Self-Quarantine or Present Negative COVID-19 Test

These States Still Require Travelers to Self-Quarantine or Present Negative
COVID-19 Test

States are opening back up, but that doesn’t mean travelers are free to come and go as they please amid the coronavirus pandemic. USA TODAY has an update on the states that are discouraging interstate travel by requiring or recommending that visitors and residents returning from other states quarantine. And some states are requiring a recent, negative COVID-19 test in lieu of a blanket quarantine policy. Continue Reading >>


COVID-19 Update

Japan Domestic Demand Increases, Full Recovery Expected by October (AIRLINE GEEKS)

WHO Confirms There’s ‘Emerging Evidence’ Of Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus (CNN)

Coronavirus: Signs of Normalcy Emerge as China Reopens (BUSINESSWORLD)

U.S. Government Awards Novavax $1.6 Billion for Coronavirus Vaccine (NBC NEWS)

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 Industry Spotlight

GBTA Canada Town Halls

GBTA Canada Town Hall recordings are available now to share information, tools and resources that support our community through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Professional Development

GBTA Coronavirus Poll: Your Participation Is Essential!

We are currently fielding the 9th installment of the GBTA Coronavirus Poll. This poll is critical to the recovery of our industry and its results continue to be used by C-suite executives and boards, the media, congress and government committees. Please take three minutes to complete this survey, even if you have previously taken it.


Job Spotlight

Meetings Advisory Senior Executive
London, United Kingdom

Supporting the Head of Meetings Advisory in creating and establishing a new Meetings Advisory Team to support all aspects of company shareholder meetings. This includes setting up and managing a team to support the registration of shareholders at client led events, checking and reviewing meeting notices pre event, working with clients testing voting files, providing support and advice to clients and their advisors/lawyers, creating and enhancing procedures, acting as a ‘go to’ point for key clients and Relationship Managers.

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Trending Industry News

Aviation Industry News

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Delta Adds More Flights to July Schedule (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Video: New Saudi Arabia Airport Design Unveiled (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Skyscanner Shows Tenacity to Overcome Challenges Selling Airline Tickets on Mobile (YAHOO!)

Hospitality Industry News

Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Unveils £4.2 Million Refurbishment (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

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WorldAware Intelligence Brief 

China – Officials Easing Restrictions in Parts of Beijing

Germany – Authorities Lift Lockdown of Gutersloh District, North Rhine-Westphalia

Japan – Further Heavy Rainfall and Flooding Forecast Across Southern Regions Through at Least July 9

Sweden – Authorities Extend Entry Ban for Most Non-EEA Residents until Aug. 31 while Relaxing Some Travel Restrictions

United States – New York State Continues Easing Business Restrictions, Expands Number of States on Quarantine List

United States – Inclement Weather, Possible Flooding Forecast Across Parts of Northern and Central Regions


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