Reminder - Team Rosters - Adding TSA and Frequent Flyer Numbers Please make sure coaches, director of ops and travel coordinators are entering TSA and frequent flyer numbers into the roster on the portal to ensure those benefits are attached to each travel reservation. You can find a how to guide by visiting the Group Travel Hub on the portal and selecting "Managing Your Team Roster". Any questions, please contact your account manager. From lounging on Caribbean beaches to si
Best of Luck to our clients on their upcoming bowl games! We will be cheering you on! Short's ground transportation division, STM Driven recently worked with Cardinal in Ohio to contract buses for the NCAA D1 Women's Volleyball Finals. We were thrilled to see personally wrapped buses for the individual teams. The results speak for themselves. Congratulations to each team on a successful season! 4 charts show what the travel industry looks like
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How US Rules on International Travel are Changing More than a year and a half after COVID-19 concerns prompted the U.S. to close its borders to international travelers from countries including Brazil, China, India, South Africa, the United Kingdom and much of Europe, restrictions are shifting to focus on vaccine status. Beginning Monday, bans on travel from specific countries are over. The U.S. will allow in international travelers, but they must be vaccinated — with a few ex
MULTI-VEHICLE RENTAL BEST PRACTICES Effective October 2021, best practice at STM is to put all rentals under the actual driver’s name, even when direct billed. If your account does not have direct bill, the renter will need a credit card issued in the renter’s name to provide at time of rental pick up. This new policy will help alleviate auto-cancellations and other issues at time of rental. TEAMS ’21 Underscores the Importance of Sports to the Travel Industry’s Recovery
UPCOMING TRAVEL TALK - DON'T MISS OUT INTRODUCING SHORT'S TEAM TRAVEL TRACKING Getting your team to their destination is our top priority! The last thing you want your teams to encounter when traveling is a disruption to their flight that leaves them stranded in an airport, not knowing what to do next. Avoid this uncertainty with our new value-added service, Short's Team Travel Tracking. STM will actively monitor your teams’ commercial flights for any diversions, misconnects
IATA Data Shows Tourists Confident in Air Travel Again A new study found that most airline passengers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near term. According to data from the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) latest passenger survey, 85 percent of respondents believe aircraft are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected, while another 65 percent agree the air on a plane is as clean as an operating room...read more DOT Propose
CDC, State Department Downgrade Travel Alerts for Dozens of Countries The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised travel health notices for dozens of countries to a lower risk tier on Monday, adjusting travel guidance for vaccinated Americans in the process. A total of 62 destinations – including Japan, Canada, Mexico, Italy, France and Germany – dropped from “COVID-19 very high” Level 4 tier to “COVID-19 high” Level 3 tier on the CDC's travel recommendations list,
Deem Wins Awards from Comparably Based on Employee Reviews, Deem Was Honored for Best Company Outlook and As A Best Company in the Bay Area
Oakland, CA – April 7, 2021 – Deem, a leading mobile and cloud technology provider for the corporate travel industry, today announced two awards given by Comparably, the workplace monitoring site driven by anonymous employee ratings and reviews. Winners were chosen from tens of thousands of companies and selected based on anonymou
Rental Car Shortages are Impacting Travelers. Rental car companies are experiencing extreme shortages in availability due to the pandemic. Many rental vendors were forced to implement cost saving measures including smaller fleets sizes. With people getting vaccinated and travel starting to pick back up, the industry hasn’t been able to keep up with the demand in 2021 as the supply is short leaving little to no inventory at certain times. This week, we have received feedback
Today, Short's Travel Management (STM) is ranked one of the top 30 travel management companies in the industry. As experts in sports travel, groups and meetings, bus charters and air charters, STM has developed unique and innovative technology solutions for even the most complex travel programs. The STM team strives to drive innovation, provide excellent service, and display teamwork, passion and dedication throughout the lifetime of our relationships. STM works with clients
THE FUTURE OF STM WE ARE ALL ABOUT SPORTS! What's Happening?
Due to the impacts of the pandemic to the travel industry, we are choosing to put all our efforts in athletic travel and shift our focus away from corporate travel moving forward.
This decision allows us to focus on and accelerate our position as the premier travel management company supporting sports clients’ unique travel needs. Over the past five years, STM has implemented 45+ new athletic travel clients and