Jimmy Davidson

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World Travel Clients Share Their Coronavirus Outlook

By Jimmy Davidson on June 19, 2020 9:45 AM

Governmental restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are lifting or loosening across the world, and most localities have outlined a clear path to full reopening as pandemic projections change. These official guidelines and plans make some business projections and predictions clear.

Topics: Tips "COVID-19"
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Travel in a Post-COVID World: Pricing Concerns and Generating Savings

By Jimmy Davidson on June 15, 2020 11:45 AM

Travel analysts across the world are attempting to understand the massive changes the industry will undergo in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Millions of flights have been cancelled across the world's now-empty airports, group meetings and corporate events have moved online, and hotels are struggling to fill their rooms.

Topics: Tips "COVID-19"
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How The Travel Industry is Responding to the Strain of COVID-19

By Jimmy Davidson on June 8, 2020 10:46 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic's continuous disruption of normal travel schedules has been a difficult problem for industry members from all sectors to face.

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World Travel Virtual Spring Symposium 2020 Question and Answer

By Jimmy Davidson on June 4, 2020 2:23 PM

World Travel, Inc.'s first-ever virtual symposium featured engaging discussions presented by representatives from American Airlines, International SOS, and Johns Hopkins' University.

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Spring Symposium 2020 Recap: Understanding A Changed Travel Landscape

By Jimmy Davidson on May 27, 2020 2:33 PM

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World Travel, Inc. hosted our first-ever virtual symposium, which focused on the travel industry's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, on Thursday, May 21, 2020.

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Travel in a post-covid world: Traveler Safety and Monitoring

By Jimmy Davidson on May 21, 2020 3:16 PM

As the world takes its first steps on the path to a complete reopening following the global shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important for business travel industry members to be prepared for a heavily altered global travel landscape.

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Real ID Deadline Delayed Until October 2021

By Jimmy Davidson on March 27, 2020 1:05 PM

President Donald Trump and officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have announced that the deadline for compliance with REAL ID Act requirements, originally set to take effect on October 1, would be postponed until October 1, 2021. 

Topics: U.S. Government
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Understanding ETIAS: Europe's New Travel Authorization System

By Jimmy Davidson on February 18, 2020 10:24 AM

The European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, will officially launch the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) in 2021. The Commission will implement the new system to "strengthen its border security as well as digitally screen and track travelers entering and leaving EU countries."

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Capitalizing On Changing Hotel Trends In 2020

By Jimmy Davidson on December 10, 2019 8:36 AM

As 2019 draws to a close and the travel industry prepares for the new year, little is certain in an era of rapid change and technological growth. 

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Biometric Check In: Scanning Technology Will Expedite Airport Security Process

By Jimmy Davidson on November 18, 2019 8:37 AM

Remove your shoes, have your identification and boarding pass ready, make sure your pockets are completely empty, and…scan your face?