Daily News Brief – June 23, 2020

Do U.S. Airlines Have a Legal Right to Bar Passengers Who Don’t Wear Masks?

Thus far, the U.S. federal government has shown no interest in requiring airline passengers to wear masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19. So many carriers, including American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta Air Lines, are doing it for them, going so far as to threaten to put non-compliers on their “do-not-fly” lists. Continue Reading >>

COVID-19 Update

Coronavirus Live (ALJAZEERA)

Tokyo Lifts All Coronavirus Restrictions on Businesses (KYODO NEWS)

Coronavirus Cases Soar in Big Countries, Especially Brazil, WHO Says (REUTERS)

Russia’s Coronavirus Case tally Approaches 600,000 (REUTERS)

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 Industry Spotlight 

GBTA Canada Town Hall
The Current State of Canadian Travel Sectors: Air, Hotel, Car Rental, TMC

Tomorrow, June 24 – 2:00pm EST

Join us for tomorrow’s virtual town hall as we explore how the Canadian travel supply chain is managing in this crisis, what are the government relief measure updates per sector, what standards are being enacted for health/safety and cleanliness and what the Canadian return to travel looks like in the short term to long term.

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GBTA has partnered with key industry organizations and businesses to help professionals develop new skills in areas such as business, communications, and leadership. Recordings include:

  • Communications in the Time of Coronavirus: Lessons for Leaders
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Trending Industry News

Aviation Industry News

Delta to Resume Flights Between US and China (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

LAX fo Screen International Passengers’ Temperature from Today (SIMPLE FLYING)

Hospitality Industry News

Locke Hotels Announces Expansion into Europe (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Emerging Hotel Brands (4HOTELIERS)

Industry News

Cramer Says a National Mask Mandate from Washington Is Critical to a Business Travel Comeback (CNBC)

American Express Global Business Travel Launches Carbon Emissions Filter for Air and Rail Bookings in Neo™ (ACROFAN)

The GBTA Italy Roadshow goes virtual on June 25 for the all-new GBTA Italy Homeshow! This webinar focuses on travel data. Learn More >>

*This event will be conducted in the local language

WorldAware Intelligence Brief 

Brazil – Authorities Extend International Travel Restrictions

Democratic Republic of the Congo – Further Protests Likely in Urban Centers Through Late June

South Korea – Authorities to Limit Entry from More Countries

United Arab Emirates – Authorities in Dubai Emirate Further Ease Restrictions

United States – Ongoing Sit-in Protests in Capitol Hill, Seattle, Wash., Likely to Continue Through June

United States – Officials in New York State to Ease Restrictions in Additional Areas

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