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A Realistic Present, An Optimistic Future 
Here we are on the last day of August. Like many of you, just a few weeks ago I thought we would be in a much different place in terms of the pandemic and the return to business travel. And the results of our most recent GBTA COVID-19 poll released last week…

WINiT at Work + at Home

Back after a July hiatus, the WINiTIn45 webinar series delivered a powerful and timely session this week: WINiT at Work + Home, featuring Patti Huska, Chief People Officer at Amex GBT, and Mary Ellen Hess, Executive Vice of Business Development for CTM. Both women are also WINiT Strategic Advisory Board…

Check-in with Suzanne

Check-In with Suzanne: GBTA and American Airlines bring Sherpa to our members 
If you’re a business traveler or in the business travel industry, you pretty much know what you need to do when it comes to traveling for work.  Or at least we used to. COVID-19 changed all that.   Now as we return to safe and responsible business travel, it can require a lot more time, effort, planning and stress.  Where can I go, where can’t I go,…

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Future of the Workforce in Business Travel
We spend a lot of time these days talking about and advocating for the return of business travel. From boarding planes to get from Point A to B, to going back to hotel nights and ground transportation options. And we’re all considering the overall implications to the industry’s bottom-line. But…

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Stepping Through The Door
Stepping Through The Door   I’m attending my first in-person conference since the pandemic began. Walking into a convention center this week surrounded by 1,000+ attendees felt familiar — but also different.  People were connecting, learning and attending programs, while event organizers prioritized health and safety for all. For our GBTA Convention in November, we are doing the same. (You can read more here.)    This week we are also celebrating recent strides in travel recovery as fully vaccinated travelers from the European Union…

Business Travel Industry Calls for the Reopening of Canada-US Borders

And a Return to Business Travel Ahead of the July 21 Deadline
Alexandria, VA – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking and advocacy for the industry, has united the business travel sector to advocate for the Trudeau Government and Biden Administration to take immediate and necessary action to open…

Daily News Brief – April 6, 2021

Check-in with Suzanne
Check-in with Suzanne An important log jam broke late last week with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) first post-pandemic guidance allowing that vaccinated adults could travel and see their families again. At the time of this writing, we are also eagerly anticipating what the UK government will announce…

Daily News Brief – April 5, 2021

GBTA Hails New CDC Guidelines as Huge Step Forward for Business Travel
GBTA Hails New CDC Guidelines as Huge Step Forward for Business Travel The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in advocacy for the industry, hails today’s updated guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that fully vaccinated people…
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