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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.

February 20, 2024

In This Edition… US FAA Reauthorization Bill gets passed, airline news and flight service updates, Canada issues advisory for Europe, a 4-year passport, NYC’s high-tech subway trains, hotel news,... Continue reading

February 6, 2024

In This Edition… airline flight service updates, airline on-time performance stats for 2023, Oneworld opened its first dedicated airport lounge, Enterprise enters new markets, hotel openings and... Continue reading

January 23, 2024

In This Edition… airline flight service updates, the latest on the Boeing 737, American to tweak AAdvantage Benefits, TSA Pre-Check Program has expanded to 94 U.S. and foreign airlines, hotel news... Continue reading

January 9, 2024

In This Edition… the EU’s new Entry-Exit System to be launched in October 2024, Visa requirement for US passport holders to Travel to Europe in 2025, flight service updates, U.K. to test facial... Continue reading

December 27, 2023

In This Edition… IRS milage rate for 2024, new visa requirements for entering Brazil, Venice entry fee, flight service updates, new airline codeshare agreements, TSA PreCheck screening upgrade, US... Continue reading

December 12, 2023

In This Edition… Alaska and Hawaiian Airlines merger, Air Canada bag tracking, airline updates, passport and visa news, East Coast train travel improvements, Omni Hotels enhances loyalty program,... Continue reading

November 28, 2023

In This Edition… flight service updates, the safest airlines, airport security programs, navigating Toronto’s public transit, Hilton expansions in 2024, hotels prioritize mobile apps, traveler tips,... Continue reading

November 14, 2023

In This Edition… airline news and flight service updates, Hyatt expands in Mexico, how to avoid getting sick on an airplane, many traveler tips, results from the Northstar/Cvent Incentive PULSE... Continue reading

October 31, 2023

In This Edition… airline flight service updates, United to upgrade seats, Delta frequent traveler program updates, Global Entry mobile app, US issues Global Bulletin, Japan’s railway system, Amtrak’s... Continue reading

October 17, 2023

In This Edition… airline flight service updates, passport renewal times drop, hotel rates on the rise in 2024, hotel news, and many traveler tips! Dans cette édition… des mises à jour sur les... Continue reading