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Where is it safe to travel – Real Time? – Flightline Travel Management – Business Travel Article

Where is it safe to travel – Real Time? – Flightline Travel Management With Covid-19 global pandemic touching all parts of our lives it’s hard to keep up with each country’s rules, quarantine and border measures.   Safeture, a software service based in Sweden has developed the world’s first Coronavirus exposure tracker. As businesses start to open up and people look to planning trips both for business and holidays, Safeture are now providing an interactive Covid-19 restriction map. This allows…

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CTMS Travel – Top 10 Business Travel Hacks you need to know – Business Travel Article

CTMS Travel – Top 10 Business Travel Hacks you need to know   This week we look at CTMS Travel’s top business travel hacks. Keep these tips handy to make your travel easier. Travel Checklist: Make a checklist before traveling. There are several apps you can download online including Quip and Prontoforms. Set up a list of everything you need including, travel tech, wardrobe, funds, and reservations to help prepare your trip. You’d be surprised how helpful and effective this…

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About Us | Mission & Values – Business Travel Article

About Us | Mission & Values Starting on Oct. 1, 2019, all travelers from 60 visa waiver countries, including the US, including all incoming cruise travelers, will need to hold an ETA (Electronic Travel Authority) before entering New Zealand. According to the New Zealand government, an ETA will last travelers for up to two years. Unlike a visa, it doesn’t come with hefty fines or long wait periods. Instead, it will cost NZD $9.00 (about $6) for all mobile application…

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ATPCO & CTM interview: Informed travel decisions will increase traveller confidence and aid business recovery – Business Travel Article

ATPCO & CTM interview: Informed travel decisions will increase traveller confidence and aid business recovery ATPCO & CTM interview: Informed travel decisions will increase traveller confidence and aid business recovery This interview was conducted by ATPCO and originally posted on the ATPCO blog. One of the world’s most successful travel management companies, CTM (Corporate Travel Management), is researching the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on business travel. In their customer survey earlier this month, they learned that health and safety…

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[EXPERT ADVICE] Paying for my organisation’s business travel – Business Travel Article

[EXPERT ADVICE] Paying for my organisation’s business travel The process of procuring a new travel management service, at best, can be lengthy.From the moment your organisation decides to begin the search right through to the first day of implementing your shiny new supplier, there’s a lot to consider. More often than not most attention is, quite rightly, paid to what your prospective travel management company (TMC) can offer in the way of innovation, functionality and results, with a lot of…

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A business Travellers Bleisure guide to Munich – Business Travel Article

A business Travellers Bleisure guide to Munich Munich, one of the top 10 Business Travel Destinations for 2019 is seen as one of the top places to conduct business.  Being the third largest city in Germany, and home to 1.5million people, Munich is a global centre of art, science, technology, finance, publishing, culture, innovation, education, business.  Top Industries: Technology, Automobiles, creative industries, IT, biotechnology, engineering and electronics.   Munich International Airport is the second-busiest airport in Germany in terms of passenger traffic after Frankfurt Airport, and is also the eighth-busiest…

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Corp Travel Agencies See Coronavirus Silver Lining With Fewer of These Nagging Clawbacks From Airlines – Skift – Business Travel Article

Corp Travel Agencies See Coronavirus Silver Lining With Fewer of These Nagging Clawbacks From Airlines – Skift Love is in the air in these unusual times.Corporate travel agencies are welcoming news of greater leniency towards the enforcement of so-called agency debit memos.These memos are issued by airlines for a variety of reasons, and tend to penalize agencies for failing to comply with air ticket rules, correcting a booking error or updating client details.Get the Latest on Coronavirus and the Travel…

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Airport amenity of the week – Business Travel Article

Airport amenity of the week It is definitely a sign of the times. And the airport amenity of the week. To help passengers and employees comply with the face mask covering requirement at Denver International (DEN), the airport now has two vending machines that sell face masks as well as sanitizing wipes. The vending machines are stocked with: Two-pack disposable mask with one gel sanitizer packet and two single-use alcohol towelettes: $6/packageTwo-pack KN95 mask with one gel sanitizer packet and two…

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Times Square’s Famous Billboards Went Dark, But Just for One Minute: Here’s Why – Business Travel Article

Times Square’s Famous Billboards Went Dark, But Just for One Minute: Here’s Why Times Square Wednesday night at exactly 9 p.m. The famous billboards of Times Square went dark for a moment Wednesday night at 9 p.m. local time to show support for the city’s restaurants, hotels, and non-profit organizations amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Normally brightly lighted by numerous billboards and adverts, Times Square is a major commercial intersection and tourist destination in Midtown Manhattan. It stretches from West 42nd…

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United Names Roitman as New COO: Business Travel News – Business Travel Article

United Names Roitman as New COO: Business Travel News United Airlines COO Greg Hart is stepping down from his position to focus on “critical medium and long-term issues” at the airline, CEO Scott Kirby said in a letter to employees on Wednesday.In the letter, Kirby said Hart had indicated last year that he wished to retire but would spend the next 12 to 18 months to groom a successor. As of June 1, that successor will be current SVP of…

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Marriott warns of further job losses as travel demand lags | News – Business Travel Article

Marriott warns of further job losses as travel demand lags | News Hospitality giant Marriott has told employees in the United States that furloughs and reduced work week schedules which began in April will be extended through to October. The decision was taken as the coronavirus pandemic continues to slow demand for travel. The financial impact of the pandemic is more severe than 9/11 and the 2008 financial crisis combined, Marriott said. In response, the company is also rolling out…

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