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,…

Unused Ticket Expirations: What You Need to Know

(February, 2021) As we approach the anniversary of the Covid-19 travel impacts, this is also a time when some of your traveler’s unused tickets are nearing expiration as they were booked prior to the airlines offering fee waivers…

American Airlines and JetBlue Build Alliance

(February, 2021) American Airlines and JetBlue announced plans for a Northeast-focused alliance last summer. They recently kicked off their partnership with nearly 80 codeshares, 33 new routes, schedule coordination and more. TI has outlined…

Covid-19 Vaccine: Required or Encouraged?

(January, 2021) How Travel and Procurement Managers Approach the Vaccination of Covid-19 before Returning to Travel Many companies are considering not only the legalities, but safety aspects, of requiring their employees to take the…

Travelers Face New Requirements Post-Brexit

(January, 2021) Effective January 1, 2021, the United Kingdom officially severed ties with the European Union, and U.K. citizens faced new travel regulations as a result. The U.K. is now considered a “third country” with limitations…
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Requiring Pre-Trip Notifications or Approvals

(November, 2020) 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. We've approached…

Removal of Change Fees Impact on Travel Programs

(September, 2020) While many changes were made by the airline partners as a result of the dramatically reduced travelers, the removal of both domestic and international change fees may have the biggest impact on the business travel community.  …

Return to Travel Planning – Hotel Negotiations

(September, 2020) 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…

The Use of Technology to Reduce COVID-19 at Airports

(May, 2020) 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…