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The latest group travel industry trends and topics are found in the News section of Groups Today. From travel safety to regulatory updates, we offer the latest news on everything group travel professionals need to be in the know.

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance that "strongly recommends appropriate masks be worn by all passengers and by all personnel" when traveling, including on airplanes, subways, buses, taxis and more.

The doors have virtually opened to Brand USA's new game-changing digital platform: The Brand USA Global Marketplace.

The holidays are quickly approaching and much like the rest of 2020, travel trends and behaviors have been more different than could ever have been predicted the year before.

Now more than ever, it's clear the travel industry requires relief—especially when new data indicates that by December, 50% of all travel-supported jobs will be lost: an equivalent of 1.3 million jobs.

The growth of technology and the events of 2020 have only accelerated change in travel education. To create more effective learning environments, educators and organization executives must stay abreast of the latest changes and key factors affecting education. Here are the five most important developments and trends.