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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 25, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Traveler info about COVID-19, Visa’s overhaul of interchange rate structure, new airline codeshare and partnerships, Delta to become carbon-neutral, airline... Continue reading

February 11, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: what Brexit means for travelers, more on Coronavirus, Delta launches new joint venture, NY residents banned from Global Entry program, screening for China... Continue reading

January 28, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Direct Travel acquires Professional Travel, 2020 reimbursement rate for mileage, travel affected by Coronavirus, Delta and United club upgrades, new flight... Continue reading

January 14, 2020

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: new flight service offerings, United to match traveler status, predictions for air travel in 2020, Mobile Passport app for renewals, National highlights... Continue reading

December 31, 2019

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Predictions for air travel in 2020, business travel trends for 2020, new flight service, Boeing suspends production of the 737 Max, Delta expands private... Continue reading

December 17, 2019

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: travel payment trends coming in 2020, new flight service and airline codeshare agreements, prepare for REAL ID, French union ground strike, IHG launches... Continue reading

December 3, 2019

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Delta and American add routes, United adds Clear at O’Hare, Brazil testing Global Entry, security improvements at Midway, Rail Europe growth forecast, Uber... Continue reading

November 19, 2019

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: travel as a procurement category, the status of the 737, airline service and route updates, more on REAL ID, Hertz technology updates, coping with jetlag,... Continue reading

November 5, 2019

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Airline and flight updates, the return of the 737 MAX, Cuba ban, passport renewal rules, many Americans are unprepared for REAL ID launch, Enterprise in... Continue reading

October 22, 2019

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Vision Travel in Canada rebrands to Direct Travel, new flight services, United changes status program, the latest on the 737, Mobile Passport expands, Real... Continue reading

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