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U.S. Lifts Restrictions on Some International Travel

Fully Vaccinated Foreign Visitors Can Enter The U.S. Beginning November 8
Today, the Biden Administration announced its new travel policy that beginning November 8 foreign national air travelers can enter the United States with the requirement that they be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their vaccination status to fly to the U.S. Fully vaccinated travelers will continue to be required to show a…

Education Opportunities In The Thousands

 Education. Training. Professional Development. Upskilling. Learning. No matter what you call it, it matters and especially in these changing times. It not only benefits our professional journey and careers but also our personal growth. Education programming has always been a cornerstone of GBTA’s mission and value, delivering leading programs…

New International Border Openings Set to Accelerate Lift in Business Travel

Latest GBTA poll also reports increased industry optimism, a rise in business travel bookings, support for vaccine programs and an eagerness to get back to traveling for work
Optimistic signs of return and tangible recovery in the business travel sector could be seen over the past month. In the latest poll from The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), half (52%) of industry respondents reported more optimism compared to September. October also saw an increase to 66% of those…

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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…
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