Travel News and Alerts

Introducing WorldMobile App

February 2024 - Travel On The Go: World Travel is excited to launch their new WorldMobile App! This new tool will assist travelers while on the go. All current Travel Portal profiles will be loaded into the new app. To learn more, please register for a demo.

Travel Policy: Update

January 2024 - Travel Policy Changes: In an effort to align our Travel Policy and Travel & Business Expense Reimbursement Policy with our peers and best practices, we have made some revisions. Faculty and staff are no longer required to use the travel portal for their bookings and may do so outside of the portal. If a traveler chooses to book outside of the travel portal, they are required to register their trips (both domestic and foreign) with International SOS (ISOS), the University's trusted Global Assistance Program. 

Leisure Travel

January 2024 - New Booking Tool: Leisure hotel rates can now be booked through Deem. Leisure rates are for employees, visitors, family, and friends booking personal rates. To begin using Deem, click on Create a new account and follow the on screen instructions.

Hotel Corporate Rates

January 2024 - Hotel Corporate Rates: Beginning January 1, hotel corporate rates and codes will no longer be visible on the University’s travel website. To access the University’s corporate hotel rates, visit the Travel Portal to complete your reservation through World Travel. Click here for a list of participating hotels.

Air Travel Business Class 

January 2024 - Business Class flight duration: Business Class tickets are approved for flights over 5 hours of continuous flight time (excludes layovers and change of plane). Pre-approval before the ticket is purchased is not required.

Now Available: Brightline to Orlando

June 2023 - Brightline to Orlando is now live: Brightline is your ticket to the #1 travel destination in the country, and now you can ride Brightline from South Florida to Orlando! Brightline is your new connection to Orlando's world-famous attractions, and more. For a limited time, University of Miami employees and students can ride to Orlando at a discount. Click here to learn more.

University of Miami Named Company of the Month

February 2023 - Loews Coral Gables selects Company of the Month: Loews Coral Gables Hotel has selected the University of Miami as its Company of the Month for February 2023! University of Miami travelers will be able to enjoy exclusive perks including a premium room upgrade and two complimentary bottles of water. To book a stay at the Loews, click here.

Support for Travel Bookings Prior to September 30, 2022

November 2022 - Support for Travel Reservations made in September: Travel Inc. will support travel reservations made by University of Miami travlers prior to September 30, 2022. Those who have booked upcoming travel via Travel Inc. will need to contact Travel Inc. for any modifications that need to be made. You must contact Travel Inc., as World Travel will not havea access to those reservations. Read more here.

Travel Portal Maintenance – Tuesday, September 27 through Thursday, September 29

September 2022 - Advisory: Due to planned maintenance, the University of Miami Travel Portal ( will be unavailable starting Tuesday, September 27 through Thursday, September 29. On Friday, September 30, you may notice the Travel Portal has a new look and feel; however, the portal will maintain the same overall functionality. To book travel today and/or during the maintenance window, please call 1-888-206-6044 or email

May University of Miami Travel Newsletter

May 2022 - Newsletter, A New State of Business Travel and Travelers Beware: Highlights include tips that will simplify your travel reservation process while reducing the need to call a live agent, basic economy class ticket common restrictions, and an exclusive Southwest Airlines virtual meet & greet! Read more here.

American Airlines Extends Unused Ticket Expiration

April 2022 - American Airlines Extends Unused Ticket Expiration: American Airlines has extended the expiration date for qualifying unused business flight tickets to late 2022. Only tickets purchased using the University of Miami Travel Portal will qualify. Click here for details.

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