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GBTA Urges for Enhanced Transatlantic Cooperation to Restore Safe Travels

Harmonised health protocols and coordinated contact-tracing technologies can prevent further outbreaks
Brussels — GBTA, the Global Business Travel Association, reiterates the importance of cooperation between the EU, Canada and the US to restore safe travels and reboot the economy. GBTA is urging the European Commission, EU governments, Ottawa, and the White House to pursue talks to find a resolution for transatlantic…

56% Travel Buyers Have Revised Their Travel Policy in Light of COVID-19

As recovery continues companies look to safeguard employee health and safety
Alexandria, VA – As signs of recovery continue in the business travel sector, travel procurement professionals are prioritizing the health and safety of employees according to a new poll released today by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). Over half of travel buyers report their company has changed its travel…

GBTA Poll Sees Renewed Levels of Optimism as Bookings Resumed

Companies look to introduce domestic and essential travel
Alexandria, VA — Higher levels of optimism in the business travel sector have started to appear according to new research issued today by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). Domestic and essential business travel will likely resume first, especially with industry standardized health and safety standards. “For the first time…

Travel Experience Impacts Retention and Reduces Corporate Turn Over

Study Also Finds Buyers Have Limited Metrics About Traveler Experience
(CHICAGO) August 7, 2019 – Most travel buyers agree companies can improve employee retention or reduce turnover through various traveler-centric efforts. These include travel upgrades such as business class (80%), better quality technology (80%), more traveler-centric policies (77%), additional time off for frequent travel (73%), better customer service from their…

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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…
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