Commission Backs EU-Wide Coronavirus Testing Strategy, Passenger Locator Forms
The European Commission wants EU countries to take the same approach to coronavirus testing and use a single passenger locator form to help coordinate the bloc’s response to the virus. Recommendations published Wednesday urge national governments to test as “widely as possible,” and prioritize the same groups of people for testing — symptomatic individuals, people who’ve had contact with confirmed cases and severe local outbreaks.
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Emerging Technology Trends to Watch in Hospitality
Friday, October 30 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
This year has brought an increased need for accommodations providers to innovate and invest in technology that will shape the future of the guest experience. Join our panelists as they detail innovations in a no-touch guest experience including mobile, robotics, and artificial intelligence. This session will highlight how these technologies are used today, discuss their impact on the return to travel, as well as deliver a glimpse into what the future of accommodations service will look like.
James Filsinger, GM, Travel Optimization, Alliances, Coupa
- Javier Aguirre – UK Director, Zennio
- Kass Dawson, Vice President, Brand Strategy & Communications, SoftBank Robotics
- Philipp Knuepfer, General Manager, Mandarin Oriental, Boston
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Boeing Confident Travel Initiative
Thursday, November 5 | 12:00 PM ET
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on airlines and the aviation industry as a whole. The recovery has been slower than first expected and, while many are eager to start traveling again, the question continues to be asked is it safe to get back on an airplane? Boeing in response has launched the Confident Travel Initiative and is working across the industry with airlines, health organizations, regulators, industry associations, and other manufacturers to address these concerns and reassure travelers it is safe to fly.
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