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Pre-Trip Notification or Pre-Trip Approvals: What is Right for Your Organization?

Over the past few months, many of our customers have enhanced their travel management programs to include a more structured process for ensuring safety through Duty of Care, as well as spend management through policy adjustments. Finding…

International Travel – Destination Overview of where U.S. Citizens are Allowed to Enter

November 6th marks the third month since the restrictions for the “Level 4: Do Not Travel” ban was lifted.  Although this is good news for some, it can be confusing for others as nearly all countries around the world continue their struggle…

Airline Loyalty Programs – Latest Program Changes to Entice Travel

Airlines are digging deep to encourage more travel as well as continue to earn traveler loyalty. As a result, each carrier is making significant changes to their programs, most for the better, but some that clearly protect their bottom line. TI…

How Rapid Testing May Bring International Travel Back

Every country around the world is balancing the need for the containment of the COVID virus as they work towards stimulating their economy.  As a result, experts are suggesting a negative COVID test result within 48 hours to 7 days prior to…

Business Travel: The Benefits over Video Calls

Nearly everyone has experienced some form of video conferencing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and although it has been a great way to stay in contact while remaining socially distant, and seems like a great way to reduce travel time and…

TSA Tests Facial Recognition Technology for Contactless Identity Verification

As contactless travel options gain popularity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TSA has begun rolling out tests for a new touchless “self-service” technology to verify traveler identification. How Contactless Facial Scanning Works The…

How does the Removal of Change Fees Impact your Travel Program?

United, Delta, American and Alaska Airlines recently eliminated change fees from their domestic programs.  On the surface, this appears to be extremely good news for corporate travel programs, as the typical domestic change fee…

Return to Travel Planning – Hotel Negotiations

This 3rd segment in TI’s Return to Travel Planning series focuses on the Hotel Industry. There have been conflicting opinions in the press as to if, let alone when, the timing might be right to reengage with your global hotel…

Return to Travel Planning – International Flight Availability & Re-Entry Requirements

Many of our clients requested more information on how international travel is expanding, given the recent announcement of the US removing the ban restrictions.  We have listed all international routes by the top 3 domestic carriers,…