The latest episode of the new BTN Europe podcast series Week in Review is now available to listen below or download via Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
From no more booking fees for Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines flights to a new pilot programme of testing between London and New York announced by The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC); the measures being implemented by airlines to help build traveller confidence mean that international business travel is safely back on the menu.
As countries start to reopen they all have different requirements, many of these require proof of a negative COVID test within a certain time. So how do you arrange this and can you use an NHS test?
Consulting Manager, Aman Pourkarimi, gives a brief introduction to the Gray Dawes Traveller Toolkit. Aman shows how to use the free tools we’ve built for business travel professionals, designed to help you avoid unnecessary cancellations and travel headaches caused as a result of Covid-19 border travel restrictions.
We know the global crisis caused travel managers to implement a number of changes to their policy very rapidly to protect travellers and get those already on the road home safely. Will any of these policy updates stick around in the longer term?
The UK Parliament has launched an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) dedicated to Business Travel, raising the profile of the sector within the government. Our very own CEO, Suzanne Horner, spoke to MPs during the inaugural session.