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Global Travel Management Client benefits

Global Travel Management clients can benefit from a range of products and services sourced and made available on their behalf by the team at GTM. Many of these come with exclusive discounts. Whether you are looking for pre-flight testing and negative Covid-19 certificates, flight-specific personal PPE products or a secure means of tracking, tracing and […]

Good news

It may be difficult to find, but, if you look hard enough, there are still some items of good news in the business travel industry. So, every week, we curate some of the better “good news” stories. We can’t promise green shoots of economic recovery, but we can promise to highlight some of the better, […]

Latest Travel Corridors List

The UK Government has published a list of counties, territories and regions that comprise the “travel corridor”. You do not need to self-isolate if you’re travelling to England from one of the countries, territories or regions listed on this page. You must have spent the last 14 days in one of these places, or in […]

GTM rolls out Testing for Travellers

Global Travel Management has announced the roll-out of two Covid-19 testing services for customers planning international travel. GTM has relationships with two suppliers, Confirm Testing and DiamondAir. Both organisations can test passengers pre-flight and provide negative test certificates by email, paving the way for unhindered progress through the airport and on to their destination country. […]

United is Back at JFK

United Airlines has announced it will be returning service to New York City’s John F. Kennedy Airport next year. The airline will resume flights from JFK, after a gap of five years, on 1 February, 2021 with a non-stop service to the west coast. The new service will operate out of Terminal 7. From February, […]

Half of travellers intend to travel again within months: survey

Airports Council International has released a survey showing nearly half of respondents intend to travel again within the next three months. The findings of the Airports Council International (ACI) World ASQ Global Traveller Survey can be attributed to a strong level of confidence in the environment safety provided by airports and airlines. The survey found […]

Finnair is offering free Covid-19 insurance cover

Finnish airline Finnair has announced it is offering complimentary Covid-19 insurance cover for customers departing from Finland. Finnair Corona Cover provides extra protection and security for customers for all existing and new bookings, for travel departures between 3 November, 2020 and 31 March, 2021. The insurance cover comes complimentary with all Finnair tickets booked through […]

British Airways demonstrates Covid-19 safety at the airport and on board

British Airways has released a video highlighting the measures introduced at the airport and onboard to keep customers safe during the pandemic. In the video Head of Global Sales Mark Muren interviews Dr Mike Harrigan, British Airways’ medical lead, on the measures in place including: Asking customers to check-in online, download their boarding pass and […]

United demonstrates its commitment to cleanliness

This week, Global Travel Management took a close look at the work currently being undertaken by United Airlines, to combat the pandemic and to ensure all passengers and staff are kept as safe as possible from infection. Sales Director Paul Baker and Kelly Packington, Director of Operations, spent a day with the United team at […]

We are backing British Travel Month

Global Travel Management is supporting British Travel Month – a campaign designed to help employees in the UK travel sector. The travel industry is under pressure in the UK right now. Every week there are reports that travel suppliers are in financial difficulty and jobs are at risk. ABTA recently reported that up to 90,000 […]