Travel Week in Review – October 15th, 2021

Travel Week in Review – October 15th, 2021

The United States will ease travel restrictions on its land border and ports with Canada and Mexico starting in November, the Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday. “In alignment with the new international air travel system that will be implemented in November, we will begin allowing travelers from Mexico and Canada who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to enter the United States for non-essential purposes. Read More…

United Airlines is planning to ramp up its December schedule to 3,500 domestic flights a day, the most it’s flown in the U.S. since the Covid pandemic began, expecting a surge in holiday travel. The airline’s schedule includes more capacity to ski and beach destinations, including as many as 195 daily flights to 12 Florida airports, its most ever. United first announced its expansion of Florida service last year, part of carriers’ push to serve destinations that give travelers the ability to physically distance. Read More…

Hailing a cab at the airport just got easier thanks to this new feature from Uber. With the launch of Uber Reserve, passengers will be able to request an Uber Black or Uber Black SUV in advance up to 30 days before landing, the company shared with Travel + Leisure. The new service will be available at more than 20 airports throughout the United States, including in Atlanta, Charleston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Miami, and New York. Read More…

National Car Rental’s Emerald Club executive and executive elite members as well as Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s Enterprise Plus silver, gold, and platinum elite members whose status was set to expire on Feb. 28, 2022, will be extended to Feb. 28, 2023, due to the impact of Covid-19 on customers’ travel plans, Enterprise Holdings announced. In addition, Emerald Club free days that were set to expire on Dec. 31, 2022, also will be extended for 12 months to Dec. 31, 2023. Read More…

Executive Travel is hosting a Travel Technology Summit on Wednesday, October 20, from 9 am – noon, CST. This 3-hour virtual conference is broken down into six, 25-minute sessions, featuring the top business travel technology available today. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to evolve, enhance, and simplify your corporate travel program. REGISTER HERE.


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