August 30, 2023

News to Know

TSA PreCheck Program Adds Four New Airlines

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today the expansion of its TSA PreCheck expedited screening program with the addition of Cayman Airways, French bee, Titan Air and Zipair. With these additions, there are 90 TSA PreCheck participating domestic and international carriers.

TSA PreCheck is an expedited screening program that enables low-risk travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience at more than 200 U.S. airports. TSA PreCheck passengers travel with ease and keep their shoes, belts and light jackets on and keep laptops, 3-1-1 liquids and food items in their bags...

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Airlines Cancel More Flights Due to Technical Issues in the UK (TTG ASIA)

Airlines Are Canceling Hundreds of Flights as Hurricane Idalia Heads for Florida (FORBES)

United Airlines Makes Significant Alterations to China Flights (SIMPLE FLYING)


Australia Hotel Performance Normalizing with Improvement in Business Travel (HOSPITALITY NET)


Ultra Low Emission Zone Expands London-Wide (INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT)


'Revenge Travel' Could Be Here to Stay, Hotel Chief Says (BREAKING NEWS)

Shifting Gear In 2023: The Changes We Can Expect To See in the Travel Industry (FORBES)

Industry Spotlight

GBTA Project, Crew and Team Travel Summit 2023
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Connect with industry experts in business travel at GBTA’s Project, Crew and Team Travel Summit on October 11th in New Orleans. This one-day summit offers focused education on travel logistics, risk management, mobility issues, and technology solutions and is ideal for specialized buyers and suppliers in the sports, entertainment, emergency management, non-profit, energy, project, and consultancy sectors.

Register for this interactive summit to connect with peers, learn best practices in managing unique traveler journeys and discover solutions to the many challenges of working in a fragmented ecosystem.

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Professional Development
Certificate in Corporate Travel Execution (CCTE)

Ready to cultivate a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace while building strong teams? Level up with the Certificate of Corporate Travel Execution!

Join Cornell University Michelle Duguid for an empowering session on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace and Building Teams. Gain the tools and resources needed to foster and institutionalize DEI behavior within your organization. With the ever-evolving needs of DEI programs in the global hospitality, tourism, and travel industry, leaders must be prepared to address challenges and unlock the benefits of diversity.

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Asia - Super Typhoon Saola tracking west-northwestward in South China Sea early Aug. 30. Close approach to southern China Sept. 1-4.

Canada - Emergency crews continue working to contain multiple wildfires across British Columbia, Canada, as of early Aug. 30. Evacuations ongoing.

Italy - Activists to protest at Piazza Cavour in Como, Lombardy Region, Italy, from 11:00 Sept. 2. Heightened security, disruptions likely.

United Kingdom - Unionized rail workers to strike across the UK Sept. 1-2. Rail service disruptions likely.

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GBTA APAC Conference 2023 - Singapore
September 19 - 20

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GBTA APAC Conference 2023 is only a few weeks away - have you secured your spot yet? The

Check out the Conference website for more information on the full program, featured speakers and exciting extras such as Go! Running Tours - Conference delegates are invited to join a morning running or brisk walking tour of Singapore starting directly from the Shangri-La Hotel on Wednesday 20 September 2023 at 6.00 AM.

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