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You're Invited! Return to Travel Virtual Series

Purchase, Pay & Travel is pleased to announce a new virtual Return to Travel Series. The goal of this virtual series is to provide information and resources to ensure a smooth transition as many University staff and faculty members begin returning to travel. The series will feature multiple travel-related topics, presented by industry experts and University providers.  

Return to Travel Series Schedule: 

Presenter/Topic Session Description Date/Time Session Materials

Anthony Travel

The first sessions in our Return to Travel series is presented by Anthony Travel, the University’s Contracted Supplier for travel management services. These sessions provide an opportunity for you to meet Anthony Travel agents, highlight how Anthony Travel can assist you, discuss important information you need to know about travelling, offer important resources, and an interactive Q&A period. 

September 9, 2021

11:30am to 1pm

September 15, 2021

11:30am to 1pm

Enterprise

This session is presented by Enterprise Holdings, the University-wide Contracted supplier for car rentals available through Enterprise and National. Representatives provide an overview of their offerings including benefits to University travelers for booking through Enterprise and National, including details about the Emerald Club. They also discuss the current car rental market which has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

October 20, 2021

11:30am to 1pm

Southwest Airlines

The session on November 17 is presented by Southwest Airlines, one of the preferred airlines for applicable University discounts. Representatives from Southwest Airlines: provide an overview of their offerings under their agreement with the University, including benefits to University travelers; discuss sustainability initiatives; review how they are protecting travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic; share the locations to which they fly direct from Pittsburgh. Answer trivia questions for the opportunity to win prizes!

November 17, 2021

11:30am to 1pm

American Airlines

The session on January 19 is presented by American Airlines, one of the preferred airlines for applicable University discounts. Representatives from American Airlines: provide an overview of their offerings under their agreement with the University, including benefits to University travelers;
discuss sustainability initiatives; review how they are protecting travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic; share the locations to which they fly direct from Pittsburgh.

January 19, 2022

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Delta Airlines The session on January 19 will be presented by Delta Airlines, one of the preferred airlines for applicable University discounts. Representatives from Delta Airlines will: provide an overview of their offerings under their agreement with the University, including benefits to University travelers;
discuss sustainability initiatives; review how they are protecting travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic; share the locations to which they fly direct from Pittsburgh.

February 16, 2022

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

United Airlines The session on March 23 will be presented by United Airlines, one of the preferred airlines for applicable University discounts. Representatives from United Airlines will: provide an overview of their offerings under their agreement with the University, including benefits to University travelers;
discuss sustainability initiatives; review how they are protecting travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic; share the locations to which they fly direct from Pittsburgh.

March 23, 2022

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

More session topics and dates in the series to be announced! Check back for the latest information. 

Please review the following important information: 

  • Registration is free, but is required in order to receive the Zoom meeting information for each session. Once you are registered, you will receive an email with an attachment to add the event to your Outlook calendar. 
  • We recommended that you only attend one date/time per topic as the same information will be covered. 
  • You must join the event using your University Zoom account
  • A recording of each session will be available following the event and will be available on this page.  
  • Submit this form if you require an accommodation in order to participate in this event. Accommodations may include live captioning, ASL interpreters, and/or captioned media and accessible documents from recorded events. At least 5 days in advance is recommended.