We remain committed to providing excellent service to our valued clients throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic. The below information, pages and resources address important considerations for organizations as they look to get their travelers back on the road safely. This includes risk management/duty of care, travel and approval policies, spend management and travel communications. These resources and information will be updated on an ongoing basis, as this is a fluid situation.
Useful COVID-19 health and safety information, links to multiple government and industry travel resources, airline and hotel policies and updates and an index with links to our weekly client communications.
Our database tool allows you to search for COVID-19 related policies, including
suppliers (Airline, Hotel Company, Car Rental, Rail Station, On-demand Ride, Home Rental Sites), airport, the US State Department Health website and U.S. Embassy.
Ovation TLC is complete travel oversight to safeguard your travelers and travel program - from planning, to traveling, to post-trip ticket management. In the age of COVID-19, it is more important than ever for travel programs to be managed and trips to be monitored at all times.
Ovation’s Safety Check provides critical destination, health and safety protocols giving travelers the tools to make an informed decision and actions items for their upcoming travel plans while monitoring their entire trip.
Download the PDF "COVID-19: Beyond the Pause - Best Practices for Travel Managers." Ovation’s recommendations that organizations should consider while much of the world is on a travel pause. This document covers Travel Policy, Risk and Traveler Safety, Budgets, Traveler Communications, Trends and Travel Resources.
We recommend an addendum to your current corporate travel policy specifically related to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. This checklist includes key areas organizations should consider in drafting this document.
These interactive maps provide COVID-19 global infection and travel restriction intelligence. Country maps show down to the state and province level whether domestic travel and business activity is possible.
Travel vendors are implementing stringent, new cleanliness and hygiene processes and requirements for travelers. Our Traveler Health and Safety site includes face covering regulations, hotel cleanliness programs, air/rail programs, car rental and rideshare company programs, health agency links and an index of global airports with information.
Ovation's weekly client e-newsletter, the Informed Traveler, keeps readers updated on travel industry news and trends. Occasional Travelgrams convey breaking travel industry news as well as the launch of new Ovation products and services.
View the recording of this "Beyond the Pause" webinar. Our panel featured top travel buyers, risk and industry experts discussing their best practices as they prepare for the return of business travel. Topics included:
Our blog includes other news, announcements, articles and industry updates.