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GBTA Advances Commitment to Sustainable Business Travel in Canada

GBTA Canada announces partnership with the Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels to advance SAF in Canada
Toronto, Canada – Sustainability has moved to the front of the agenda for economies, companies and the world at large. It is also a priority for the business travel industry, as revealed in new research from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) where almost 9 in 10 industry respondents say sustainability…

Global Business Travel’s Landmark Sustainability Study Reveals What It Will Take to Get to a Greener Future

New GBTA research brings together industry and external stakeholder insights to benchmark perceptions, priorities, and actionable opportunities for more sustainable business travel
Much of the global business travel industry has already made sustainable business travel a priority with a focus on reducing emissions and its environmental footprint. But the industry as well as external stakeholders, such as policymakers, recognize more needs to be done. These are just some of the insights from…

Global Business Travel Recovery Sees Double-Digit Surge Since February

Latest GBTA Business Travel Recovery Poll reveals more international travel resumes and travel bookings, spending and willingness rises, alongside policy, inflation and sustainability factors
Alexandria, VA  – Business travel is surging forward, international travel is returning and despite new challenges, industry recovery is entrenched. In addition, corporate travel policies are undergoing a revamp and employees are broadly willing to travel for business. These findings are from the April Business Travel Recovery Poll, the latest…

GBTA Applauds Biden Administration’s Push to Boost Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production in the U.S.

Alexandria, VA – GBTA, the voice of the global business travel industry, applauds the Biden Administration’s push to boost production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the United States. SAF will play a critical role in decarbonizing aviation by 2050 – but this is conditional on a dramatic acceleration of…

GBTA announces its new Sustainability Leadership Council to guide a greener future for global business travel

Sustainability leaders from across the travel industry will advise on GBTA program initiatives and help drive business travel awareness and change for climate action and beyond
Alexandria, VA  – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s premier association serving the business travel industry, announced today the 16 sustainability executives from across the global travel industry who will serve on GBTA’s Sustainability Leadership Council. The Council will advise on GBTA’s overall Sustainability Program in its mission…

GBTA Calls for End to Testing Requirements for Vaccinated International Business Travelers

GBTA calls on governments in Europe, Canada, U.S. and Latin America to end COVID-19 testing requirements for vaccinated travelers. It’s been almost two years to the day since the global pandemic was declared. And while entire segments of the global economy have successfully reopened, business travel is still lagging far…

Europe’s Business Travel Industry United Once Again at the GBTA Conference 2021 Berlin in Partnership with VDR

BERLIN – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – and German business travel buyer association, VDR – wrapped up their seventh successful joint conference in Europe this week. Hosted in Berlin, the event brought together more than 550 attendees from 22 countries…
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