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New York City’s Proof of Vaccination Mandate

(August, 2021) What is the new “Key to NYC” mandate? New York City has received recognition as the top destination for global business travel since 2015.  Also recognized as an initial epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic, New York City has effectively become one of the major cities with the highest residential vaccination rate of 75%.  […]

Standardizing Duty of Care and Risk Management

(July, 2021) As part of a response to update its current global risk management guide, the International Organization for Standardization is responding to growing travel risks faced by organizations and their travelers, and further reinforced by the needs stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic. The ISO 31030 Standardized Guide is expected to be published and available for distribution […]

U.S. Travelers Face Long Wait Times for Passport Renewals

(July, 2021) As international travel begins to return, the timing to process a passport renewal has increased to nearly twice as long as before the pandemic. Previously, a routine service was between six and eight weeks for a passport renewal. Now, travelers could end up waiting for 12 to 18 weeks to receive their renewed […]

Increased Caution Level for Travelers to the U.K.

(July, 2021) The US State Department has issued a Level 4 “Do Not Travel” health advisory for the United Kingdom  due to a rise in cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19 within the U.K.. An average of 37,710 cases per day were reported in the United Kingdom in the past week – a strong […]

SAP Concur Travel Industry Summit 2021

(July, 2021) Travel Incorporated is once again pleased to have partnered with SAP Concur to sponsor and participate as a panelist during the 2021 Concur Travel Summit held June 17. We understand you may not have been able to attend every session, so we’ve taken the opportunity to support your education and information gathering by […]

New Specifications for U.S. Travelers as EU Opens Borders

(June, 2021) For the major travel centers of Europe, the announcement of EU countries opening their borders to non-essential U.S. travelers comes as a long-awaited relief. However, with this announcement comes country-specific requirements for those who do wish to travel to the EU, and new documentation options that travelers may not be familiar with. As […]

Earnings Reports Signal Rebound for Rideshare

(May, 2021) Rideshare companies are beginning to bounce back from the low points of the pandemic as vaccines are distributed, restrictions are lifted, and travelers begin to feel more comfortable getting back on the road. Despite driver shortages, Lyft and Uber saw significantly better earnings than predicted this past quarter and year over year, suggesting […]

EU Opening for Vaccinated Travelers

(May, 2021) Ambassadors from the 27 European Union nations agreed to open EU borders to vaccinated travelers, including Americans, as early as next week.  The proposal also includes entry from EU-recognized safe countries for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.  This easing of travel restrictions comes after more than a year of severely restricting entry, and […]

Communicating with Employees on Vaccination

(May, 2021) Policy Options and Answers to your Most Frequently Asked Questions In January of this year, we provided our clients with information to help you determine how to engage with your employees about whether to require or encourage vaccinations. As of April 23, over 228 Million vaccines have been administered within the United States and 1.16 Billion worldwide. This edition […]