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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 8, 2022

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: United edits Wi-Fi structure, new flights service offerings, airlines implement new SAF surcharges, Delta’s new amenity kits, the latest on 5G airport... Continue reading

January 25, 2022

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: 5G rollout effects on travel, flight schedule updates, Delta extends flight credit expirations, sustainable aviation fuel levy, traveling with your COVID-19... Continue reading

January 11, 2022

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Alaska Airlines cuts schedules, Delta ranks top in on-time performance, Kenya and South African airlines partnership, food and drinks are no longer served on... Continue reading

December 28, 2021

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: President Biden unveiled Omicron plans, Delta asks CDC for a reduction in isolation period, airline flight schedule adjustments, new airline partnerships,... Continue reading

December 14, 2021

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: new travel requirements due to Omicron and mask mandates, Delta ends mileage earning on Basic Economy tickets, American to cut some routes, United returns to... Continue reading

November 30, 2021

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: tips for resetting travel expectations with your road warriors, new travel restrictions due to Omicron variant, airline flight service updates, passport wait... Continue reading

November 16, 2021

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: traveler confidence is on the rise, new airline routes and rule changes, FAA begins to work with FBI, CLEAR expands in Boston, Amtrak gets a boost, hotel... Continue reading

November 2, 2021

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Business travel industry buyers and suppliers see a brighter path to travel recovery, new rules for international travel, Canada changes its travel advisory,... Continue reading

October 19, 2021

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: U.S. to open Mexico and Canada land borders for those vaccinated, U.S. to accept international visitors with WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines, airline flight... Continue reading

October 5, 2021

In this edition of the Direct Travel News Brief… Real ID deadline extended, US to reopen to fully vaccinated air travelers from 33 countries in November, Delta cut its Best Fare Guarantee program,... Continue reading