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…

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,…

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…

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…

Taking to the Skies: Airlines Expand Available Routes

(April, 2021) How Airlines are responding to demand growth with domestic and international route expansion The airlines have had quite a rough patch over the past 15 months having to manage reduced flight schedules, the necessity for aircraft…

The Touchless Travel Technology Experience

(April, 2021) What to expect from the Surge of Self-Service Technology  There has been a massive shift toward touchless technology since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, and many travelers have grown to expect the enhanced efficiency that…

Sustainability Objectives in the Travel Industry

(April, 2021) As Earth Day reminds us all of the importance of our community, many of your suppliers outline their objectives and accomplishments for sustainability through 2030. We have reviewed specifically the top US airline carriers as…

Pandemic Impact Leads to Rental Car Shortages

(March, 2021) At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic demand for rental car companies dropped by 90 percent, and suppliers scrambled to cut costs. Now, as vaccine distribution begins and more travelers get back on the road, demand is…

Major U.S. Airlines Sustainability, and What You Can Do

(March, 2021) There are significant steps and commitments underway from the airline industry to not only be carbon neutral, but to achieve net zero emissions within the next 30 years. We've broken down what this means in practical terms,…