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Brighter And Better Ahead
Through the twists and turns that have marked the past 19 months, we’ve all continued to navigate to what’s next. For GBTA, that includes how to host an annual convention that re-connects the global business travel industry, safely and responsibly, after a break of over two years amid a lingering pandemic. Last week we all got some positive news. The Biden Administration announced the lifting of COVID-19-related travel…

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Education As Our Unsung Hero
Education, learning and professional development sometimes don’t get the credit they deserve for how much they do to inform, inspire, engage and advance us. But at GBTA, they are not unsung heroes–they are the stars.    When it comes to volume, breadth and relevancy, GBTA takes deep pride in leading the…

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What Will Business Travel Recovery Look Like?  
Hi everyone!   I recently spoke with a journalist for a Bloomberg article who asked the question: “What will a strong recovery for business travel look like and when will it happen?” After some discussion, we pretty much landed on: “It depends how you’re measuring recovery and also whom you ask.”    The question came on the heels of the Biden Administration’s loosening of restrictions for international travel to the U.S. This was welcome news across our…

Communications During the Pandemic and Associated Risks

It has been approximately 18 months since the inception of the worldwide pandemic, COVID-19, and the world has become used to the “new normal”.  During this time there has been a multitude of information available regarding travel, safety, health, and wellness. It is important to communicate succinctly to employees, travelers,…

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A New Way To Bring GBTA Convention To You 
Fifty days and counting until the business travel industry comes together as we have for so many years. Once again at GBTA Convention 2021 we’ll learn, connect and do business, while making health and safety a priority. But we also know due to current circumstances, some may not be able to attend in-person this…

Business Travel Continues Slowed Recovery While Some Companies Consider New Travel Program Approaches

Latest GBTA poll shows Delta variant continues to cloud business travel industry sentiment and recovery, with signs that corporate travel managers are working in news ways
Alexandria, VA – Despite continuing to report an overall willingness and optimism for the return to business travel, business travel industry sentiment continues to waver, due to ongoing uncertainty around the Delta variant and other variants. However, indicators show companies and their corporate travel managers may be looking at new focus…
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