Business Travelers Happy with Travel Experience Despite 54% Having Travel Mishaps

New Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ Reveals Hotel Experience is a Major Driver of Overall Trip Satisfaction
Alexandria, VA (July 23, 2019) – More than half (54%) of business travelers have experienced a mishap* while on the road for work in the last year, with 52% reporting they had a delayed flight and 40% a cancelled flight. However, the vast majority (86%) of global travelers are satisfied…

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American-Qantas Joint Venture Gets Final Approval For those traveling to Australia, this is a big breakthrough. The U.S. Department of Transportation has given the final go-ahead for American Airlines and Qantas, Australia’s leading carrier. The joint venture has been a long time in the making. The two airlines had applied…

Innovation Row Spotlight: Lola.com

Lola.com started out in 2015 as an online concierge service for consumer travel. It’s wasn’t too long before founder Paul English, who also co-founded Kayak and sold it to Priceline, realized most of its users were business travelers. So, it made sense to shift the company’s focus to corporate travel.…

Best HR Practices Award Nominations Now Open

WINiT by GBTA is now accepting nominations for the inaugural WINiT Awards. The WINiT Awards recognize the women, men and companies who together, are driving positive change for the career mobility of women in travel-related industries. As part of the Company Achievement Awards category, WINiT would like to celebrate a company…

New Research Reveals Motivation and Outcomes for Traveler Satisfaction Programs

Only One in Five Organizations Have a Traveler Satisfaction Program in Place; However Results Include Policy Parameters That Aid In Tracking and Flexibility in Reimbursing Dining Expenses
Alexandria, VA (July 18, 2019) – One in five (21 percent) companies have traveler satisfaction programs in place, 29 percent are working on it and 50 percent do not have any plans to create one, according to new, first-of-its-kind research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in…

Newsletter: julio 2019

No se pierda las nuevas tendencias en viajes de negocio en la conferencia de GBTA en Buenos Aires Para la segunda mitad del 2019, GBTA prepara la Conferencia GBTA 2019 – Buenos Aires, que tendrá lugar en la capital argentina el 12 de noviembre. En 2019, las conferencias de GBTA…

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Airlines Extend Cancellations of 737 Max The 737 Max is staying out of commission. United Airlines announced on Sunday that the aircraft will remain grounded until Nov. 3. That is longer than originally planned. American Airlines said it will not fly the plane until Nov. 2. The jet has been…
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