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Direct Travel News Brief

Stay on top of business travel industry news and identify trends that can affect your travel program with the Direct Travel News Brief. A new edition is published every two weeks and includes travel management best practices; airline, hotel and ground transportation news; safety and security alerts; traveler tips; meeting and incentive travel trends; and the latest DT Navigator Blog articles.

January 24, 2023

In This Edition… the latest travel requirement tied to Covid, flight service updates, the future of 5G on planes, text questions to the TSA, electric vehicles in Europe, hotel news and updates,... Continue reading

January 10, 2023

In This Edition… updated COVID testing requirement travelers to/from China, Delta to offer free WI-Fi, American changes boarding process, updates to airline flight routes, what is a Known Traveler... Continue reading

December 27, 2022

In This Edition… Airline flight and service updates, the TSA’s digital ID initiative, Uber’s self-driving cars in Vegas, hotel news, travel tips—including tips for packing like a pro, how to stay... Continue reading

December 13, 2022

In This Edition… DHS extends REAL ID deadline, projected decrease in U.S. hotel rates and occupancy next year, American to Sunset AirPass, Delta to Raise Sky Club Membership prices and restrict... Continue reading

November 29, 2022

In This Edition… Airlines forced to repay affected pandemic travelers, nearly 60 airports reduce service, Air New Zealand and BA successful biometric verification trial, United’s new air taxi... Continue reading

November 15, 2022

In This Edition… Direct Travel itineraries via Microsoft Teams, Delta pilot strike, Air Canada upgrades, American eliminates 24 hour holds and some first class, Canada Jetlines to service the US, Air... Continue reading

November 1, 2022

In This Edition… Air Canada service upgrades, new airline codeshare or interline ticketing agreements, flight service updates, new airplane orders, book a TSA Precheck enrollment appointment, Real ID... Continue reading

October 18, 2022

In This Edition… the 2022 GBTA Business Travel Index is published, flight schedule updates – including in to next year, Delta invests in air taxi company and tweaks member benefits, American launches... Continue reading

October 4, 2022

In This Edition… Canada drops vaccination requirement, BTN’s 2022 Corporate Travel 100 report, flight service updates, Virgin Atlantic to join SkyTeam Alliance, Mobile TSA PreCheck enrollment... Continue reading

September 20, 2022

*Please note: These articles are sourced from English only media outlets. *Pour notre clientèle francophone: Veuillez noter que ces articles proviennent de médias anglophones. In This Edition…... Continue reading

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