Return to Travel Planning – Traveler Readiness: What your Travelers Need to Know, Before & During their Trip

TI continues to provide ongoing guidance and recommendations as you develop your Return to Travel program. This issue focuses on the traveler; what they should be aware of and actions they should take as part of their pre- trip preparation,…

Return to Travel Planning – Your Guide to Cancellations, Waivers, Name Changes, Refunds and Unused Tickets

All of our clients have been working diligently to gain a foundational understanding of how to apply the recent adjustments to cancellations within your travel program. The rapid pace of change over the past few months has created confusion…

How Airlines are Being Evaluated

As there is no industry standard for how the airlines were to respond to the Covid outbreak, each determined their own approach to waivers, onboarding service, cleanliness, capacity limitations and loyalty rewards programs.  To some airlines…

Travel Status and COVID-19 Restrictions by State

Domestic Business Travel has plateaued to 25% from 2019 levels for the past two months. Much of this is due to the varied spikes of infection throughout the US. Each state is responsible for their own phased reopening, with some never having…

Many Companies Plan to Resume Travel Soon

The Global Corporate Travel Sector is beginning to return to travel, with domestic and essential business travel likely to resume first. According to a poll conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), approximately half (49%)…

Temporary Shifts in Preferred Airline Carriers

With this week's announcement that American Airlines will no longer be limiting capacity, which has followed United Airlines announcement last month that they will 'do their best' to contact you 24 hours in advance of your flight if it is becoming…

Mandatory Quarantine for Certain States Traveling to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

This article was updated on June 30th to include states added to the mandatory quarantine. Travelers from 16 U.S. states are currently required to quarantine for 14 days if they travel into New York, New Jersey or Connecticut. The mandatory…

The Use of Technology to Reduce COVID-19 at Airports

We know that many airlines are requiring passengers to wear face masks, limiting passengers on flights and updating cleaning procedures, but what else are airports doing to support these policies and new social distancing rules? Airports…

What Ground Transportation Is Doing to Bring Your Business Back

Due to the significant disruption in air travel these past few months, ground transportation has been identified as one of the safest ways to meet intra-regional business needs. With that said, ground transportation companies have also experienced…