Daily News Brief – August 4, 2020

GBTA Calls on Congress to Take Action on Expanded Relief for Distressed Business Travel Industry

GBTA Calls on Congress to Take Action on Expanded Relief for Distressed Business Travel Industry

Group requests expanded COVID-19 testing and SBA relief funding to restore the health of the $1.4 trillion business travel industry

As the U.S. Congress negotiates a new coronavirus relief package for individuals and businesses, GBTA has called on Congressional leadership to enact measures to renew business travelers’ confidence and to curb the devastating impact of the pandemic on this vital sector of the global economy. The August 3 letter to Congressional Leadership calls for increased funding for rapid COVID-19 testing across the U.S. and for additional financial relief for stricken travel businesses that continue to face the near-cessation of all work-related travel worldwide. Continue Reading >>


Atualizações da COVID-19

U.S. Sees Smallest Number of Daily New COVID-19 Cases in Weeks (FORBES)

Next Big COVID-19 Treatment May Be Manufactured Antibodies (STRAITS TIMES)

Mais artigos/links úteis

Centros de Controle e Prevenção de Doenças (CDC)

Alfândega e Proteção de Fronteiras dos EUA (CBP)

Administração de Segurança de Transporte (TSA)

More Resources


Destaque da indústria
Mark Your Calendar for GBTA Collaboratory 2020!

This 10-week webinar series designed to provide perspectives, best practices, expert insight, and actionable takeaways to address the issues facing the business travel industry. Attendees of the series will experience strategic, informative, and solution-focused dialogue between panelists made up of business leaders, GBTA committees and volunteers, sponsors, and industry experts.

The theme of the first week of the Collaboratory is The Road to Recovery: Travel Industry Update and will launch on Monday, August 10 with Dave Hilfman, GBTA Interim Executive Director and Dr. Shawn DuBravac, President, Avrio Institute. Attendees will learn about the economics of business travel recovery and what its path could likely entail.

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GBTA Collaboratory webinars during the week of August 10 -14 are made possible by TripActions


Desenvolvimento profissional
GBTA Academy Webinar
Global Evacuations and Repatriations During a Crisis

Friday, August 7 | 11:30am EST

The current COVID-19 pandemic crisis highlights the need for organizations to keep their workforce healthy and safe. In addition, it has exposed the complexities of coordinating the movement of people during a period of severe restrictions. With international border closures and logistical challenges, how do you ensure that you are able to bring your people to safety? Join us to learn from medical and logistics experts from around the globe as they share experiences and real examples from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Destaque do trabalho

Gerente de viagens corporativas
Bothell, WA

The ideal candidate for this role will be experienced in global travel management, vendor/partner relationship and performance management, corporate travel credit card management and Concur administration. They will stay current with industry trends and have the ability to understand the business and effectively enhance our program to meet the needs of our business travelers. They will be asked to evaluate all aspects of our current corporate travel program and assess potential areas for operational improvement and cost savings.

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Notícias de tendências do setor

Delta Resumes JFK to London Service with Middle Seat Blocked (VOO SIMPLES)

FAA Shares New Steps for Boeing to Return 737 Max to the Skies (THE VERGE)

Delta CEO Joins Push for Extension of Federal Aid for Airlines (AJC)

Bengaluru Airport Extends Biometric-Based Self-Boarding Solution to Air Asia India (VIAJANTE DE NEGÓCIOS)

What Are US Airlines’ Policies on Change Fees in the Crisis? (VOO SIMPLES)

Southwest Reduces Aircraft Cleaning Between Flights, Focusing on Tray Tables over Seat Belts (EUA HOJE)

Notícias do setor hoteleiro

Hilton Launches Global Customer Offer for Future Meetings & Events (REDE DE HOSPITALIDADE)

China, Italy, and the U.S. — A Tale of 3 Hotel Industry Recoveries (YAHOO!)

Occupancy Exceeds 60%, Growing UK Hoteliers’ Optimism (HOTEL NEWS NOW)

Mais notícias do setor

Business Travel CEOs Urge U.S. Government to Take Action on Covid Testing, Tracing and Data Sharing (PHOCUSWIRE)


Tech Safari: New Virtual Series – This Thursday!

The Tech Safari, a new virtual series presented by the GBTA Technology Committee, will showcase the launch of new technologies that provide immediate solutions to issues caused by the impact of COVID-19. Three companies, identified and vetted by the committee, will reveal their new products and/or solutions. Panel members will address the technology’s usability in corporate travel, explore the product’s availability and identify the audience(s) that will benefit from its use.

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Resumo do WorldAware Intelligence

Belgium – All International Arrivals Required to Fill out Entry Form Before Travel

Germany – Lingering Rail Disruptions to Continue in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein State

Mexico – Severe Weather and Possible Flooding Forecast Across Central and Southern Region Through at Least Aug. 6

Thailand – Authorities Allowing Entry for More Groups of Foreigners

United States – Inclement Weather and Possible Flooding Forecast Across Central States

United States – Tornado Warning for Multiple Locations in Eastern Virginia


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