Business travel

Australia to allow outbound international travel in November

Australia will open its border to its citizens for international travel in November, although the possibility for foreign visitors to enter remains further afield, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday. The Australian border has been largely closed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, with only a limited number of Australians allowed to travel […]

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COVID Variants Business Travel Recovery Slows Down: Business Traveler USA

GBTA poll finds employee willingness to travel declines slightly month-over-month, but optimism continues to rise The outlook for the return of business travel in general remains optimistic, but the COVID-19 delta variant continues to hamper the recovery. This according to the Global Business Travel Association’s September Business Travel Sentiment Tracking Survey. The survey is the […]

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Qantas pushes back London-Perth routes

Qantas says it plans to use Darwin to operate services between London and Perth as uncertainty persists over whether some international flights from Australia will reopen. The airline said if it plans to gradually restart international services from December 18, 2021, when Australia is expected to have reached an 80% vaccination threshold, it is pushing […]

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Industry leaders advocate for a full return of business travel and events

Industry leaders advocate for a full return of business travel and events In what was perhaps the strongest argument to date calling for a full return to in-person business meetings, executives from the business and travel sectors gathered on September 15 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC to Deliver a powerful, data-driven, science-backed […]

Business travel

Industry leaders advocate for a full return of business travel and events

Industry leaders advocate for a full return of business travel and events In what was perhaps the strongest argument to date calling for a full return to in-person business meetings, leaders from the business and travel sectors gathered on September 15 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC to Deliver a powerful, data-driven, science-backed […]

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ISO publishes travel risk management guidelines

ISO has published its long-awaited international standard offering advice to organizations on managing travel risks, enabling them to “protect their workers when they travel comprehensively, [and] demonstrate that their risk decisions are based on solid and reliable information ”. The standard, known as ISO 31030, provides a structured approach for the development, implementation, evaluation and […]