GBTA Coronavirus Statement

GBTA is a global association with operations on six continents and members throughout the world. We are very aware of the impact that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on the entire business travel and meetings industry.

GBTA will continue to monitor COVID-19 until the medical community says the virus has been contained. Our main concern is on the health and safety of our global members and program participants. We encourage our members to follow the travel restrictions set in place where they reside and if traveling, when they arrive at their destination. We encourage all to practice preventative measures such as those outlined by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

GBTA also encourages all members and attendees of our global events to check out the following resources to keep up to date with the coronavirus.


 

GBTA Honorary Membership

GBTA will provide business travel professionals who have been displaced due to the impact of coronavirus and the global pandemic a GBTA Honorary Membership. This membership will be valid until August 1, 2021 or until finding employment. GBTA is committed to helping the business travel community stay connected during this challenging time.

Apply for a GBTA Honorary Membership

 

News & Advocacy

 

COVID-19 Resources

Airports set out plan for urgent EU and Government support as financial crisis worsens, ACI Europe

Maps in support of the Council Recommendation on a coordinated approach to the restriction of free movement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the EU/EEA and the UK, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Europe’s country-by-country travel restrictions explained: POLITICO’s guide to where you can and can’t visit, Politico

CBP Extends Closure of Trusted Traveler Programs Enrollment Centers to September 8, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

Runway to Recovery: The United States Framework for Airlines and Airports to Mitigate the Public Health Risks of Coronavirus [PDF], Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Checkpoint travel numbers for 2020 and 2019, TSA

What to know before you go (travel) [PDF], TSA

Video: Stay Healthy. Stay Secure., TSA

COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map, IATA

State’s Phased Re-Opening Plans - U.S., Governing

Re-open EU, European Union

COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country (interactive map), CDC

How COVID-19 Spreads, CDC

Database of State Quarantine and Public Health Laws related to the COVID-19 response, Bloomberg Law

Maps: How states are responding to coronavirus, Politico

Travel restrictions tracker, Multistate Associates

Major international airline COVID-19 related change and cancellation policies list, Forbes

Information for traveling international, US State Department

Security travel information, US Department of Homeland Security

Transportation Security Administration, TSA

Coronavirus Global Cases, Interactive Map, Johns Hopkins CSSE

 

Paycheck Protection Program FAQs, US Treasury Department

Program overview [PDF]

Lender information [PDF]

Borrower information [PDF]

Borrower application [PDF]

Small Business

Paycheck Protection Program FAQ, Senate Small Business Committee and SBA [PDF]

Small Business Administration’s loan programs FAQ [PDF]

Unemployment: Individual and Business Tax Relief

Employee Retention Tax Credit FAQ, Senate Finance Committee

Employee Retention Tax Credit Guidance, US Treasury Department

Employee Retention Tax Credit FAQ, US Treasury Department

House Ways and Means FAQ on Rebates [PDF]

House Ways and Means FAQ on Unemployment Compensation [PDF]

U.S.

COVID-19 State Data and Policy Actions, Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF)

Communication Resources, CDC

Youth Sports Program FAQs, CDC

Resources for Tribal Communities, CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC

CDC Effective Infectious Disease Outbreak Response [PDF]

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions, International SOS

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak, International SOS

Canada

Government of Canada Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak update

Government of Canada Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in China

Travel Advice and Advisories - China

Novel Coronavirus infection: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Social media: follow @TravelGoC on Facebook (FR) and Twitter (FR)

Statement by the Minister of Health on the First Presumptive Confirmed

Travel-Related Case of New Coronavirus in Canada

Statement by Foreign Affairs Minister on travel to Hubei Province in China

Travel.gc.ca / Voyage.gc.ca - Official travel advice from the Government of Canada

Travel Advice and Advisories / Conseils aux voyageurs et avertissements

Registration of Canadians Abroad / Inscription des Canadiens à l’étranger

Travel insurance / Assurance voyage

Canada.ca/coronavirus / Canada.ca/le-coronavirus

COVID-19: Travel restrictions, exemptions and advice / COVID-19 : Restrictions, exemptions et conseils concernant les voyages

COVID-19: Your safety and security outside Canada / COVID-19 : Votre sécurité à l’extérieur du Canada

Travel updates / Mises à jour sur les voyages

Europe

COVID-19 situation update for the EU/EEA and the UK, as of 10 November 2020, Europe Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

National information resources on COVID-19, Europe Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

COVID-19 pandemic, Europe Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Re-open Europe

French Government

Public Health England - Government

Latin America

Ongoing Analysis on COVID-19 (AS/COA Americas Society/Council of the Americas)

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

United Argentina

Government of Chile

Government of Brazil

Government of Peru

Government of Mexico