Real ID Requirement

Beginning October 1, 2021, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, state-issued enhanced driver’s license, or another acceptable form of ID to fly within the United States. Read the announcement.

Planning University Travel

The University of Wisconsin System has a managed travel program with a variety of carefully selected contracted vendors. Use of these vendors is required for reimbursement.

Contact your institution’s travel manager or request a training if you have further questions after viewing the information on this site.

 

  1. Accor Expects 'Strong' Summer Recovery After 'No Surprises' in Q1

    First-quarter hotel earnings season kicked off with Accor reporting €361 million in revenue, which is down year over year by 48 percent on a like-for-like basis, and down 57 percent when compared with the first quarter of 2019.  

  1. JetBlue, American to Further Alliance with More NYC, Boston Routes

    American Airlines and JetBlue are adding new routes out of New York and Boston starting later this year, 24 new routes altogether, to boost the new Northeast Alliance between the two carriers.  

  1. Alaska Airlines Pledges Net-Zero Emissions by 2040

    Alaska Airlines has signed onto Amazon's Climate Pledge, in which the carrier promises to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.  

  1. Groupize to Add App, Virtual Networking Services

    Event management company Groupize is adding two new services to its offerings: a web-based app and spatial recognition networking capabilities, Groupize chief customer officer Charles de Gaspe Beaubien told BTN. The latter is currently live; the app will be available April 28.  

  1. Leisure Demand Strength Spurs United's Hope for Corporate Business

    United Airlines is preparing for a return to profitability this year with or without a significant return of business travel, though executives for now are betting on the former.

Beginning on January 1, 2021, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:
56 cents per mile driven for business use, down 1.5 cents from the rate for 2020,