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GBTA’s mission is to be the leading source of business travel knowledge worldwide. This knowledge is created through education, research, networking and advocacy delivered on demand.

  • We believe members come first. 
  • We believe in marketplace transparency.
  • We believe volunteerism drives success.   
  • We believe relationships create value.


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GBTA Chapters connect you with business travel professionals and education in 39 markets across the Unites States.   Each local chapter provides unique perspectives and compelling benefits through education, networking and scholarship opportunities.

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GBTA’s 14 Committees set the direction of the business travel industry across major categories of interest including; aviation, hotels, meetings, risk management, sustainability, government relations, payment solutions, technology and sports, media and entertainment.  

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GBTA Welcomes EU Suspension of Airport Slot Rule until 24 October 2020, to Ease Industry Crisis following the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 31, 2020

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – are delighted that the European Union have agreed to suspend the airport slot rule until 24 October 2020. The rule obliged airlines to use a minimum of 80% of their take-off and landing slots in order to secure them for the following year, putting additional financial burdens on the airlines. In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing uncertainty, GBTA, along with other assosiations and other airline associations, lobbied the EU to make this temporary change to the ruling.

GBTA is in favor of all efforts to maintain these critical aspects of the global economy.

Coronavirus is Decimating Entire Global Travel Industry; Travel Comes to a Halt Across the Globe​

March 24, 2020​

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to punish the global business travel industry, with business travel coming almost to a halt across the globe, according to the latest research conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).  Almost every GBTA member company (96 percent) report they have canceled and/or suspended all or most international business travel regardless of location.

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