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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.

April 18, 2023

In This Edition… airline updates, flight service changes, Clear becomes enrollment provider for TSA PreCheck, U.K. airport drops liquid carry-on rule, Lyft to expand 'Green Mode,' hotel expansions,... Continue reading

April 4, 2023

In This Edition… American to launch it’s NDC plan, Virgin and Korean Air codeshare, flight service updates, TSA’s liquid limit, passport news, ground service updates, Hilton and Marriot portfolio... Continue reading

March 21, 2023

In This Edition… Travelport buys Deem, American pivots – all about NDC, airline flight service updates, Lufthansa’s cabin redesign, passport renewal news, re-verification for Clear, updates on Uber,... Continue reading

March 7, 2023

In This Edition… airline updates and flight service changes, the latest on passport renewals, CLEAR adds lanes in 51st airport, Air Canada testing facial recognition, hotel updates, traveler tips,... Continue reading

February 22, 2023

In This Edition… Airline updates and new flight services, TSA prepares for higher travel volumes over spring break, navigating Japan’s railway system, Vignette Collection launches in China, Accor... Continue reading

February 7, 2023

In This Edition… Airline flight service updates, Alaska Airlines plans Wi-Fi upgrades, CLEAR launches at Raleigh-Durham International, US progress reducing Visa wait times, National update mobile... Continue reading

January 24, 2023

In This Edition… the latest travel requirement tied to Covid, flight service updates, the future of 5G on planes, text questions to the TSA, electric vehicles in Europe, hotel news and updates,... Continue reading

January 10, 2023

In This Edition… updated COVID testing requirement travelers to/from China, Delta to offer free WI-Fi, American changes boarding process, updates to airline flight routes, what is a Known Traveler... Continue reading

December 27, 2022

In This Edition… Airline flight and service updates, the TSA’s digital ID initiative, Uber’s self-driving cars in Vegas, hotel news, travel tips—including tips for packing like a pro, how to stay... Continue reading

December 13, 2022

In This Edition… DHS extends REAL ID deadline, projected decrease in U.S. hotel rates and occupancy next year, American to Sunset AirPass, Delta to Raise Sky Club Membership prices and restrict... Continue reading