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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 3, 2023

In This Edition… ETIAS has reportedly been postponed, airline flight service updates, Delta's CEO promises SkyMiles 'modifications', Air Canada system breach, Global Entry mobile app, text questions... Continue reading

September 19, 2023

In This Edition… Concur to launch a new user experience, flight service updates, Delta SkyMiles program changes, digital passport trial in Finland, 4 airline additions to the TSA PreCheck program,... Continue reading

September 5, 2023

In This Edition… Korean Air to weigh passengers and bags, flight service updates, four international airlines join TSA PreCheck, Amtrak orders new trains, Europe hotel rates rise, new hotels and... Continue reading

August 22, 2023

In This Edition… Dining options via Concur, 2024 per diem rates announced, flight service updates, Delta partners with Wheels Up, TSA expands PreCheck® with Telos Corporation, more on Real ID, ground... Continue reading

August 8, 2023

In This Edition… airline flight service updates, Air France remote bag check-in, Finnair revamps cabin seating, TSA security updates, ground transport info, hotel news, and many traveler tips. Continue reading

July 25, 2023

In This Edition… Air carriers adjust operations due to extreme heat, flight service updates, Air Canada expands in-flight menu and entertainment, Delta revamping small-business loyalty program,... Continue reading

July 11, 2023

In This Edition… airline news and flight service updates, the latest on passport delays and a new option for renewing, self-services security screening at 25 airports, Enterprise news, hotel updates... Continue reading

June 27, 2023

In This Edition… additions to NDC, airline flight service updates, Alaska Air’s new check-in, streamlining airport security at six Canada airports, Enterprise updates Standard of Care process, hotel... Continue reading

June 13, 2023

In This Edition… airline flight service updates, Delta launches Seat for wheelchair users, Air New Zealand to weigh passengers, security updates, hotel news, travel tips, and much more! Dans cette... Continue reading

May 30, 2023

In This Edition… flight service updates, two airlines launch improved onboard WIFI, more in REAL ID, facial recognition for TSA, visa wait times improve, updates on ride share service options,... Continue reading