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Daily News Brief – December 3, 2020

Don’t Miss Monday’s GBTA Annual Business Meeting
Monday, December 7 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST *This will be a virtual meeting Join us this coming Monday, December 7 for a virtual year-end association review. The agenda includes a detailed summary of the GBTA annual report, the presentation of a number of awards recognizing the industry’s…

Daily News Brief – December 2, 2020

Only a Few Days Left to Make Your Voice Heard
Voting Ends This Friday The GBTA Board elections are open through Friday, December 4. The GBTA Board of Directors serves as the governing body of the Association and is responsible for establishing the focus and direction of the Association. This is your opportunity to vote for the candidates you believe…

Daily News Brief – December 1, 2020

‘COVID-Tested’ Flights Between Italy, U.S. to Begin in Mid-December
Delta Air Lines and Alitalia will begin operating "Covid-tested" flights between Rome and the United States that allow select travelers to avoid quarantine requirements upon arrival in Italy. In the trial phase, approved by Italy's Ministers of Health, Transportation and Foreign Affairs, passengers arriving from New York's John F. Kennedy…

Daily News Brief – November 24, 2020

GBTA Completes Acquisition of ACTE
Alison Taylor and Steve Sitto to join the GBTA Board of Directors; Christle Johnson and Greeley Koch to co-chair new Integration and Brand re-activation committee GBTA has completed its acquisition of key assets of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE), continuing its pledge to unify the industry and help…

Daily News Brief – November 23, 2020

Dave Hilfman’s Monday Memo to GBTA Members
As we head toward an odd, socially distanced Thanksgiving holiday in such a challenging year, it might be tempting to look past all the things we have to be thankful for, even now, even in 2020. I hope each and every one of you is able to take a moment…

Daily News Brief – November 20, 2020

Grab Your Smartphone and Get Involved
You Could Win a $1,000 (USD) GBTA Scholarship   GBTA’s new “Ready. Safe. Travel.” unity campaign is pushing for a safe and responsible return to business travel while also increasing public awareness around the economic necessity of a thriving business travel industry. We need industry professionals, like you, to show…

Daily News Brief – November 19, 2020

Business Travelers Itching to Get Back on the Road
News of effective vaccines renews optimism for a return to travel and in-person events in 2021 Half (50%) of GBTA travel buyer and procurement professionals feel their employees are ‘willing’ or ‘very willing’ to travel for business in the current environment. Only one in five (22%) GBTA members feel their employees…

Daily News Brief – November 18, 2020

How the Airline Industry Can Tackle Climate Change and Drive Sustainability, Even in a Pandemic
United Airlines environmental affairs and sustainability executive shares innovative ideas on addressing climate change As part of its Collaboratory 2020 webinar series, GBTA welcomed Lauren Riley, Managing Director of Global Environmental Affairs and Sustainability for United Airlines to discuss implementing strategies and practices that produce tangible sustainability results, and why…

Daily News Brief – November 17, 2020

Business Travel in 2021 – Is It Possible to Plan Ahead?
According to a survey conducted by Corporate Traveller, words like 'challenging, uncertain, difficult, quiet and non-existent' are just some of the terms used by travel procurement managers to describe the travel industry following the Covid-19 outbreak. "As the year slowly comes to a close, decision-makers are faced with the gargantuan…
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