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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.

October 20, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Pandemic and quarantine updates, Canada reopens borders to certain travelers, new flight schedules, American and Hyatt tweak loyalty programs, Delta to... Continue reading

October 6, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Europe’s new COVID-19 rules, Canada extends US border closure, Virgin Islands reopen, airlines offering COVID-19 tests, ticket rule changes, new flight... Continue reading

September 22, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Duty of Care in a corporate travel program, US/Canada borders to remain closed, more countries ease restrictions, CDC changes international passenger... Continue reading

September 8, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: CDC lifts traveler quarantine, airlines eliminate change fee, airline policy updates, new flight schedules and routes, Virgin Atlantic provides COVID-19... Continue reading

August 25, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: CDC changes self-quarantine recommendation, some countries require international health-care coverage, Canada/US border remains closed, Hawaii extends... Continue reading

August 11, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: State Department lifts global travel advisory, EU extends travel ban for Americans, airline updates, COVID assessment upon check-in, two airlines file for... Continue reading

July 28, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Direct Travel awards 100 healthcare workers with flights, preparing for a return to travel, the US and Canada border closure extended to August 20, Alaska... Continue reading

July 14, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Direct Travel launches “Direct Go” -- a new travel booking and management mobile app powered by Deem, information on the EU travel ban, many airlines require... Continue reading

June 30, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: updates on traveler quarantine, COVID-19 travel map, Caribbean reopening tracker, airline updates and safety protocol, alcohol ban on planes, TSA improving... Continue reading

June 16, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: interactive map shows which countries are open for travel, airline flight additions and reductions, United adds health assessment during check-in, airline... Continue reading

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