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Adapting is the New Normal in Business Travel 
Last week I presented on the topic of business travel recovery at a Citi Client Conference for an audience of senior procurement professionals from FTSE200 organizations. Also presenting was Ulrika Rosén, Travel & Meeting Manager for Tetra Pak, a leading global food processing and packaging company who said her company hasn’t stopped traveling throughout the pandemic. She said the company has more compliant travelers now than they had pre-pandemic – because business travelers can't travel on auto-pilot anymore.  That struck home. Even experienced travelers are having to…

GBTA Calls For Details On Return To International Travel

Alexandria, VA  – GBTA supports the goals of the six-point plan to tackle the surge of COVID-19 put forth by President Biden today. The importance of vaccinations and testing are important and GBTA fully supports these initiatives. However, we were disappointed that another week has gone by without any details…

Delta variant impact on business travel’s recovery

 Has the Delta variant and other variants thrown a curve ball into the path of business travel's recovery? How is the industry feeling now? And what do they expect for the months ahead? In this GBTA COVID-19 Recovery Poll podcast, Mark Sharoff, Research Manager, and Debbie Iannaci, head of…

Global Business Travel Association Welcomes the Return of International Travel in Canada

Encourages Public Leaders to Simplify Vaccine Certification across the Country
Toronto, Ontario – The Global Business Travel Association Canada (GBTA Canada) welcomed the return of international travel (essential and non-essential) to Canada, for fully vaccinated travellers from across the globe. While the Government of Canada loosened restrictions for international travel into Canada over the last several weeks, most business travel…

GBTA Returns To In-Person Events As Demand For Face-To-Face Meetings Grows Across Europe

Latest GBTA poll shows non-essential business travel continuing to rise in Europe As business travellers willingness to travel builds
London, UK – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking and advocacy for the industry has announced a number of in-person conferences and events as we head into the final quarter of 2021. The events, held across…

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Putting Safety First At Convention 2021
Many are enjoying the last days of seasonal breaks, kids are headed back to school, and the last business quarter of 2021 is around the corner. And typically, the weeks ahead are busy ones for business travel, meetings and conferences. But thanks to the realities of the ongoing pandemic, again this year, the world looks…
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