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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 29, 2019

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: The shutdown ends after 35 days, Manchester Airport opens private terminal, Brazil cancels the need for a Visa, China travel warning, Enterprise acquires... Continue reading

January 15, 2019

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: rising concerns about the government shutdown, new transatlantic route in 2019, TSA confirms REAL ID extension, passport fees to rise, biometric car rentals,... Continue reading

January 2, 2019

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Airlines announce new transatlantic flights for 2019, Global Entry offices closed due to government shutdown, how to help travelers prepare for Real... Continue reading

December 18, 2018

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Delta overhauls boarding process, new flight routes, Virgin pilots extend strike dates to March, Marriott to replace passports for affected clients, hotel... Continue reading

December 4, 2018

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Marriott/Starwood data hack, EU expand their flight networks in the U.S., Delta raises onboard drink prices, Delta unveils biometric terminal, US airport... Continue reading

November 20, 2018

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: United announces Dreamliner routes, Delta adds windows in new plane bathrooms, new airline routes, time to check the expiration date on your TSA PreCheck and... Continue reading

November 6, 2018

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Delta bids on Alitalia and showcases A220, United’s Polaris seating, new flight services, PreCheck updates and Known Traveler Number lookup, LAX approval for... Continue reading

October 23, 2018

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Direct Travel partners with Yapta for air and hotel rate tracking, Alaska Air matches bag fee rate increase, new flight routes on various carriers, details... Continue reading

October 9, 2018

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Trump signs a five-year FAA reauthorization law, the latest on REAL ID, New per diem rates, new flight service, AA raises onboard liquor prices, Australia to... Continue reading

September 25, 2018

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Additional airlines raise bag fees, United changes boarding process, new flights announced, DHS education on Real ID, hotel worker union strike updates, 5... Continue reading

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