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SYTA Welcomes the 2021-2022 SYTA Board of Directors Slate of Candidates
June 13, 2021

The SYTA Nominating Committee presents the following candidates for the 2021-2022 SYTA Vice President and SYTA Board of Directors. Voting opens Monday, August 2nd and closes Friday, August 13th, at 7 pm Pacific Time. Votes are conducted electronically through Survey Monkey. The link to vote will be sent to the primary contact of each Active […]

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Americans Are Excited to Travel
June 2, 2021

Summer weather and vaccines means steadily increasing positive traveler sentiment, according to a recent Longwoods International tracking study of American travelers. Last year, the number of people planning to travel “in the next six months” dropped drastically, and now it’s back up to 90%. The percentage of respondents saying that COVID-19 will greatly impact their […]

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Fully Vaccinated Travelers Exempt from Negative COVID-19 Test in Puerto Rico
May 25, 2021

Great news for US student groups! As of Monday May 24, 2021, incoming continental US travelers are no longer required to show proof of a negative PCR COVID test upon entering or leaving San Juan. The Governor of Puerto Rico issued a new executive order On May 20th, 2021. Before traveling to Puerto Rico, US […]

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Travel Industry Resources
May 24, 2021

Travel News  Fully Vaccinated Travelers Exempt from Negative COVID-19 Test in Puerto Rico Opening International Borders with WTTC Gloria Guevara, President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) to provides a global overview of the impact of COVID-19 on the Travel & Tourism sector hosted by Allied Partner, USTOA U.S. State Department […]

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Post COVID-19 Customer Service Tips
May 19, 2021

How do we “do” customer service in this ‘new normal’ and virtually? It’s the same, but a bit more of it. Customers expect great service 24/7/365. Always have. On the phone or in person. Let’s not let COVID be that excuse. Yes, many companies are understaffed; however, that’s happened before. Many companies are struggling. And […]

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