quarantine

Travel Again Gathers 19 Groups To Unify Business Travel’s Voice

The Travel Again initiative is gaining steam as travel industry associations endorse its framework for recovery. Meeting Professionals International in February and the National Limousine Association this month announced support for the framework’s priorities and recommendations. On Tuesday, leaders from Travel Again and 18 other industry groups including GBTA held a roundtable discussion to keep…

Travel Quarantines: Enduring The Mundane, One Day At A Time

Lauren Sloss is a freelance journalist. Her article from The New York Times is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments below. May Samali knew she had reached her limit when she saw a tentacle emerging from her hotel dinner in Sydney. “I called downstairs and said, ‘I’m…

Governments Pressed To Help Standardize Digital Health Documentation For Travel As Private Efforts Proliferate

The Travel and Tourism Advisory Board of the U.S. Commerce Department is attempting to collaborate with other U.S. federal agencies to spur development of standards and digital interoperability for traveler documentation of Covid-19 vaccinations and test results. On Wednesday, TTAB chair and CWT president and CEO Kurt Ekert outlined the effort’s goals and challenges during…

Technology Executive Apologizes After Dozens Of Event Attendees Contract Covid-19

Jacey Fortin is a journalist with The New York Times. Her article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments below. A technology executive in California has apologized for hosting a conference in Culver City after which two dozen attendees and staff members at the event tested positive…

Joining Bevy Of Return-To-Travel Info Services, New Firm’s Data Scientists See Safe Travel For Most People And Places By July

As various industry entities work on the problem of informing business travelers of whether they can or should go here or there, and what they need to do, a new player from the world of data science appears to have something new.  Using more than 30 data sources, GoPass Global’s APIs reflect pandemic conditions through…

Why We Need Serendipitous Work Interactions In Our Lives

Diana Shi is an assistant editor for the Fast Company Work Life section. Previously, she was an editor at Vice and an editorial assistant at Entrepreneur. Her article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments below. For many of us, the experience of walking down the hallway…

Travel Managers Consider Company Role In Employee Vaccinations

Covid-19 vaccinations are underway, and the light from the end of the tunnel is around the corner. Between here and there lies much work for employers struggling with how to build workforce immunity. Travel managers are in the thick of it. Should companies mandate vaccinations where and when they’re available to employees? What about specifically…

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