Report: The metaverse and travel

While it may still be some time before the metaverse becomes mainstream and the real benefits are realized, travel companies are already beginning to engage with it. Find out what you need to know about the metaverse and how it could impact travel. Read more

Airline operations

These reports present a roundup of what’s been happening to airlines in the world over the last month as travel restrictions begin to ease. Read more

Report: Travel risk outlook

The pandemic isn’t the only risk business travelers may face. Hurricanes, civil war, terrorism, and kidnapping are still real and present dangers. Travel is coming back; make sure you’re prepared with essential information for these times of uncertainty and change. Read more

Business Travel Trends for 2022

The last two years have also been a time for reflection, leading to a refocus on new priorities for the future.
What does this refocus mean for travel? We’ve identified a short list of trends, which we think will come to resonate with both travel managers and travelers during 2022. Read more

Report: 5G and Flight Disruption

Plans by telecommunications companies AT&T and Verizon to roll out new 5G mobile services across the U.S. has caused concern in the aviation and travel industry, even though 5G has already been rolled out in Europe and Asia. This new report considers the issues surrounding 5G deployment in the U.S. Read more

Report: COVID-19: Omicron and travel restrictions

From late November 2021, countries around the world started to reimpose travel restrictions in response to rapidly emerging concerns about the Omicron variant of COVID-19, which the World Health Organization (WHO) has classified as a variant of concern. Read more

Vaccinations and easing travel restrictions

While they have yet to become a mandatory condition of travel, a traveler’s vaccination status is increasingly being used to determine which travel restrictions they are subject to and which services and amenities they can access at their destination. Read more

Insights: Transatlantic Rebound

The U.S. government’s relaxed restrictions have sparked a travel boom, and airlines are already responding with expanded schedules. Read more

Digital Health Passes Update

We’ve created this new report as companion to the original paper, updating you on some of the recent developments and progress on digital health passes Read more

Report: Track and trace apps

Multiple locations have implemented apps to help travelers easily fulfill health regulations while traveling.
This report summarizes the most common ones for Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America and Southwest Pacific. Read more

Report: EU Digital COVID Certificate

The European Union is introducing the EU Digital COVID Certificate to facilitate the safe free movement of EU citizens within the EU during the pandemic.

EU Member States have already started issuing and using the certificate, although it officially launches on July 1, 2021. Read more

Getting back to business travel: Advice for travelers

Do you have a business trip coming up? Maybe it’s your first trip in quite a while. A lot is likely to have changed since you were last on the road. Do you remember all the preparations you used to make before traveling? What should you be doing to ensure a seamless and safe experience? We’ve shared some key tips and advice that you may find useful. Read more

COVID-19 and travel bans

To control the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, governments around the world recommend against all but essential travel to certain countries, quarantining citizens returning from affected areas and restricting non-resident arrivals. Read more

Airport COVID-19 testing

COVID-19 testing is seen as a way to safely open up both international and domestic travel, particularly as more destinations make the presentation of a negative result a condition of arrival. Such a result may reduce or even eliminate quarantine in some destinations. As testing develops, it is … Read more

Digital Health Passes

While the level of recognition of the different digital health pass offerings may presently be quite low, and many of the solutions still have some way to go in their development and roll-out, the value that they offer on the path to safe travel is clearly understood by business travelers. Read more

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COVID-19: Airline seat capacity policy

As part of their efforts to keep travelers safe, some airlines are social distancing passengers by keeping a number of seats free on flights; typically, the middle seat is kept free. This report details what airlines are doing and includes information on those that have not announced the adoption of such measures. Read more

Brexit: What it means for business travel

Since the U.K.’s exit from the EU (European Union), rules affecting business travel between the U.K. and Europe have changed. Changes mostly affect U.K. citizens making trips to Europe, but business travel from Europe to the U.K. will see some changes too. Anyone traveling for business between Europe and the U.K. could be affected under some circumstances. Read more

Hotel cleanliness and hygiene programs

In an effort to reassure both employees and travelers that they are doing what they can to protect them against COVID-19, hotels are implementing new and improved cleanliness and hygiene processes. This report summarizes what hotel companies around the world are doing and planning. Read more

COVID-19: Airline mask policy

As part of their efforts to keep travelers and employees safe, almost all airlines around the world now require passengers to wear a face covering of some sort for the duration of a trip.

However, there can be some differences between airlines. These reports detail what airlines currently require. Read more