Daily News Brief – January 15, 2021

El impacto del Brexit

GBTA takes an in-depth look on the effects on business travel

GBTA held the first 2021 European Town Hall yesterday focusing on Brexit and the impact on business travel.

After more than four years of intensive negotiation, Brexit finally happened in a dramatic last-minute deal over the Christmas period. Coined the “Christmas Eve deal,” the eleventh-hour deal between the UK and the EU left businesses scrambling to prepare for the December 31 transition.

Experts from GBTA’s lobbying firm Grayling, Clare Moody, Grayling Political Director, former MEP and advisor in No 10 Downing Street and Davide Maistro – Manager – Grayling Brussels joined the webinar to outline the relevant aspects of the deal, and the areas for consideration when travelling to or from the UK post Brexit. The webinar was followed by a Q&A where GBTA travel buyers had the opportunity to pose questions relevant to their roles.



Noticias sobre COVID-19

COVID Updates: U.S. Has Now Administered 11 Million Vaccine Doses (CNBC)

U.S. Health Officials Hope New COVID Vaccine Rules Can Ease Latest Surge (REUTERS)


Foco de la industria

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WINiT Awards & Virtual Gala 2021

Nominate an Industry Leader Today

WINiT by GBTA, the only group of its kind in the business travel industry, is now accepting nominations for the WINiT Awards & Virtual Gala. WINiT, a network driving positive change for the career advancement of women in travel-related industries, will honor the women, men, and organizations who have led the way in promoting this important mission at its WINiT Awards & Virtual Gala 2021 on March 8.

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To nominate true visionaries and leaders within the business travel industry, registrarse aquí. El plazo de presentación de candidaturas es February 5, 2021. Todas las organizaciones globales y las personas que trabajan en industrias relacionadas con los viajes son elegibles.


Seminario web de la industria 

Responsible for Ground Transportation? Join Us for an All-New Webinar:
Ground Transportation in 2021: A Focus on Business Travel New Normal

Tuesday, January 26 | 9:00 AM ET | 3:00 PM CET

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly affected the global economy and business travel is not exempt from severe economic fallout. GBTA, in partnership with FREE NOW for Business, will discuss the results of a recent white paper on ground transportation in Europe. This webinar will provide insights into the impact of Covid-19 on ground transportation, the role of sustainability in the mobility ecosystem, and how business travelers and travel managers perceive corporate ground transportation policies.

•  Saša Savić, VP Commercial FREE NOW for Business
•  Chris Ely, Research Director GBTA

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Noticias de la industria de tendencias

Noticias de la industria de la aviación

Americans Optimistic About Being Able to Travel in 2021 (PULSO DE VIAJE)

Delta Cites Corporate Customer Sentiment for Recovery Optimism (BUSINESS TRAVELER NEWS)

UK Minister Suggests Biden Could Reopen London-New York Flights (VUELO SIMPLE)

Brazil’s GOL Expects to Operate Over 1000 MAX Flights This Month (VUELO SIMPLE)

FAA Gets Tough on Troublemakers with Stricter Unruly Passenger Rules (VUELO SIMPLE)

Noticias de la industria hotelera

IHG Expands Crowne Plaza Brand in Central Vietnam (4HOTELEROS)

Rosewood Rome to Open 2023 (4HOTELEROS)

Noticias de la industria del transporte terrestre

Report: Ride-Hailing Vehicles ‘Perfect’ for Electrification (NOTICIAS DE ALQUILER DE AUTOMÓVILES)


Beneficio para miembros: GBTA On Demand

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Nota del editor

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the GBTA Daily News Brief will halt distribution Monday, January 18. We will resume distribution on Tuesday, January 19. Please visit gbta.org para conocer las últimas novedades en viajes de negocios.


Resumen de inteligencia de WorldAware 

Australia – Activists to Hold March in Central Melbourne

Australia – Authorities in South Australia to Ease Quarantine Requirements for Travelers from Greater Brisbane

Europe – Heavy Snowfall and Strong Winds Forecast Across Multiple Regions Through at Least Jan. 16

Europe – Protests Denouncing COVID-19-related Restrictions Likely to Continue in Multiple Cities Through February

United States – Officials Ease Certain Coronavirus Disease-Related Restrictions in Oklahoma

United States – Officials in Michigan to Ease Certain Coronavirus Disease-Related Restrictions


Recursos COVID-19

Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC)

Administración de Seguridad del Transporte (TSA)

Información de la visa

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