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    As workers prepare for business travel, so did KAYAK

    The post As workers prepare for business travel, so did KAYAK appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As road warriors dust off their carry-ons and companies strive to keep costs low, KAYAK is officially launching its free corporate travel solution, KAYAK for Business, with new features. KAYAK started beta testing its corporate travel tool in November 2019, shortly before the pandemic took hold. Following a soft launch in February 2021, KAYAK for Business is now available in 60 locales and 28 languages with over 3,000 companies signed up in the last 3 months. New features include expense integration, price prediction, discounted corporate rates and more. “When travel…

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    CWT rejoins GBTA to boost sustainable post-pandemic business travel

    The post CWT rejoins GBTA to boost sustainable post-pandemic business travel appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, has announced that it has re-joined the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). As an active member, CWT will work with GBTA to further augment its customer and supplier needs, as the industry recalibrates for safe and sustainable post-pandemic business travel. “Now, more than ever, our industry must stand together to serve corporate travellers the world over as the post-pandemic return to travel gains momentum, and I am excited about the potential of our new partnership with GBTA,” said Michelle McKinney Frymire, CWT’s CEO.…

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    Maldives ban India tourists: Maldives Tourism says ‘all resorts on standalone islands welcoming guests from India’ | India Business News

    NEW DELHI: Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Maldives and Bangladesh have restricted entry of travellers from India with immediate effect due to the Covid situation here. Maldives tourism minister tweeted on Sunday: “With effect from April 27, (Maldives’ health authorities) suspends tourists travelling from India to Maldives from staying at tourist facilities in inhabited islands.” Maldives Tourism Board representative in India, Think Strawberries, clarified “this (restriction) is for islands which have local population. All resorts (as they are on standalone islands) are welcoming guests from India.” So Maldives remains open for rich Indians. Germany: Now, only German nationals and holders of a German resident permit travelling from India are allowed to enter…

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    81% of global leaders feel business travel to be more important than ever now

    The post 81% of global leaders feel business travel to be more important than ever now appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Only 24 months ago, business travel was synonymous with global corporations and senior executives’ roles. During the global lockdowns, companies have experienced the direct impact of no travel or in-person meetings on their business functions and operations. In new research from VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, in association with WSJ Intelligence, that impact is quantified for the first time. For The Future of Business Travel report over 200 high-level company executives in the US, EMEA and APAC were surveyed about the…

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    Business aviation’s thriving industry to be showcased at Dubai Airshow 2021

    The post Business aviation’s thriving industry to be showcased at Dubai Airshow 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Dubai Airshow is set to highlight the growth in business aviation and provide a platform for industry experts to shape the future of the industry with the deployment of ground-breaking technologies. Business aviation is one of the key sectors that will be represented at the event, with 30% of the attendance being involved in that part of the industry. Key names in business aviation that will be taking part in Dubai Airshow 2021 include Airbus, Boeing, Airports World Company LTD, CAE, Citadel Completions, Comlux, Dassault Aviation, Embraer, Emojet,…