Nearly 300 business travel industry professionals attended the GBTA Foundation's 18th Annual Gala Dinner, Monday, May 11 at the New York Hilton Midtown. The black-tie event raised additional funds to help the Foundation continue to provide top-notch educational programs and deliver cutting-edge research projects.

During the dinner, the Project ICARUS Outstanding Achievement Award-North America winners were announced.
 The awards recognize travel buyers, suppliers and intermediaries who can demonstrate outstanding leadership, innovation and commitment to delivering best in class sustainability programs, products and services across North America.

The Foundation also recognized its out-going Board members who recently completed their terms.

Guests enjoyed the opportunity to network with industry peers, while enjoying an evening of fun, delicious food and entertainment by The Dan Martin Band. 

To view pictures from the 2015 Gala Dinner, please click here.  


The GBTA Foundation would like to thank our 2015 table hosts:

Chairman's Tables

















Friends of the Foundation Table Hosts

Avis Budget Group
Best Western International
eCommission Solutions LLC

EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services
Highgate Hotels

Hilton Worldwide
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

Interstate Hotels & Resorts
Korean Air
Marriott International

MELIA Hotels International

Orbitz Worldwide
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
Wyndham Hotel Group

For questions or more information, please contact Kerry Gaylor at 703.739.3410 or kgaylor@gbtafoundation.org