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Travel Weekly Story: Fear, Travel and Coronavirus – Business Travel Article

Travel Weekly Story: Fear, Travel and Coronavirus Travel Weekly – February 17, 2020 – Gina Gabbard, Ovation’s Senior Vice President of Leisure and Independent Advisors, shares the advice she gives to travel advisors whose clients are concerned about traveling during the coronavirus outbreak with Travel Weekly.  “I say, ‘First, remember: They come to us to cut through the clutter,’” she said. Ovation advisors provide information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “The media sensationalizes, and not everyone…

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Update: American and United extend China cancellations through April – Business Travel Article

Update: American and United extend China cancellations through April American Airlines and United have announced they will extend the suspension of flights to and from mainland China and Hong Kong through April due to a dip in demand following the outbreak of novel coronavirus.Many major carriers around the world began cancelling flights in January and February as the coronavirus, now officially named Covid-19 by the World Health Organisation. While most have only announced suspensions through the end of March, American…

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Business Traveller Guide to Health and Well-being – Business Travel Article

Business Traveller Guide to Health and Well-being A business traveller’s health and well-being are quickly becoming a vital part of a company’s travel policy. Business travel is often met with unhealthy eating, disrupted sleeping patterns, delayed flights, crazy meeting schedules and unfamiliar environments1 . It can often be hard to keep up with your usual routines and habits whilst in a new location. On average, it takes more than 2 months before a new behaviour becomes automatic — 66 days…

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The definition of Global Distribution System (GDS) – Business Travel Article

The definition of Global Distribution System (GDS) If you use a travel management company (TMC), travel agency or are in the market for either, you may have come across the term Global Distribution System, or GDS. If you’re unsure of what the Global Distribution System actually is, don’t worry! We’re here to break it down for you in under 100 words. We understand that you’re busy people, so we won’t bore you with too much jargon. We keep our definitions…

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Top 5 Must-Attend Events for Startups – Business Travel Article

Top 5 Must-Attend Events for Startups Gain actionable insights and network with brilliant minds at these upcoming conferences and summits. January 17, 2020 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. While startup life presents many hurdles, it’s perfectly possible for goals to be achieved at an accelerated rate upon gaining the right insights from the right people and implementing them the right way. It all starts by expanding your social circle and making connections with people who’ve achieved the…

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The benefits of working with TMC`s in the event of unforeseeable circumstances – Business Travel Article

The benefits of working with TMC`s in the event of unforeseeable circumstances In recent days, storm Ciara`s high winds have led to disruption across the UK and Europe, creating widespread travel disruptions along with the cancellation of public events. It’s at times like these, that the value of working with a Travel Management Company (TMC) to manage your travel programme becomes even more demonstrated. TMC’s can bring various benefits to your organisation in these situations by aiding employees to re-book…

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What Sabre’s Antitrust Trial Says About the Future of Distribution – Skift – Business Travel Article

What Sabre’s Antitrust Trial Says About the Future of Distribution – Skift Big-time drama in corporate travel!This week we have a missive from Senior Travel Tech Editor Sean O’Neill, who headed down to scenic Delaware to enjoy the closing arguments in the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit aimed at Sabre’s pending merger with Farelogix.The DOJ argued that the move would reduce competition in the space, since GDS bypass services from Farelogix pose a competitive threat to traditional global distribution systems.Sabre’s…

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3 tips for getting into your airplane seat quickly – Business Travel Article

3 tips for getting into your airplane seat quickly 3 tips for getting into your airplane seat quickly August 19, 2019by roadwarriorette 2 Comments Boarding airplanes is an exercise in frustration and annoyance. People are slow, don’t pay attention, and take waaaaaaay too long to get into their seat once they get to their row.  Don’t be slow! With a little planning getting into your airplane seat quickly and getting out of the way of other passengers is completely doable.…

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Valentine’s Day at airports – Business Travel Article

Valentine’s Day at airports Ready for Valentine’s Day? If you’re flying somewhere on Valentine’s Day, we hope it’s on a flight that wings you to your sweetheart. If not, take heart from some of the efforts airports and airlines will be offering throughout the day. All Nippon Airways (ANA) will be giving out complimentary chocolates to passengers from world-renowned chocolatiers. Southwest Airlines will be serving a free alcoholic drink for passengers 21 years older on Valentine’s Day and dishing out…

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Adieu Terminal City: The Future JFK is Coming Soon – Business Travel Article

Adieu Terminal City: The Future JFK is Coming Soon Tube-shaped corridor at the TWA Flight Center Now that the plans to redevelop John F. Kennedy International Airport as a more interconnected airport have been somewhat finalized, it’s important to look back at the airport’s first redevelopment in the 1950s as Terminal City. While the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which assumed control of the airport in 1947, originally envisioned one large 55-gate terminal.  Larger airlines were against…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Travelers – Business Travel Article

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Travelers 10 Gifts Ideas for Your Jet Setting ValentineValentine’s Day is coming soon! Forget the flowers and choose something that can travel the world. Find something special to surprise that special someone this year with our Valentine’s Day gift guide for travelers. Matching Luggage TagsIs there anything sweeter than matching with your honey? Skip the matching tattoos and attach these matching luggage tags to your bags. Whether you are traveling together or apart, your bag will be easy…

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