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Daily News Brief – February 23, 2021

GBTA Academy Announces Global Scholarship Program
New partnership bolsters GBTA Academy and GBTA Education Offerings GBTA is thrilled to announce that based on a new partnership and significant financial commitment from a global supplier partner who requests anonymity, the Association will be able to strengthen its Academy offerings and relaunch scholarships. The new scholarship program is designed…

Daily News Brief – February 22, 2021

Dave Hilfman’s Monday Memo to GBTA Members
I can’t believe this is my final Monday Morning Memo. After serving as interim executive director of GBTA for the past eight months - undoubtedly some of the hardest days, weeks and months for our industry and Association - my parting is bittersweet. While I’ll enjoy more time with my…

Daily News Brief – February 19, 2021

GBTA Poll: Vaccine a Game-Changer for a Return to Travel
Nearly half of respondents say border closures and restrictions have impacted their company travel recovery efforts in 2021   GBTA finds most GBTA members and stakeholders (79%) would be “very comfortable” or “comfortable” traveling for business after receiving the Covid-19 vaccination, and almost half support mandatory testing prior to travel…

Daily News Brief – February 18, 2021

Suzanne Neufang Named Executive Director of GBTA
New leader brings years of optimal experience to helm the unified GBTA and ACTE, and lead business travel out of the pandemic and into the future GBTA proudly announces the hiring of Suzanne Neufang as its next Executive Director, leading the combined GBTA and the Association of Corporate Travel Executives…

Daily News Brief – February 17, 2021

Business Travel Sees Steady Recovery in Europe
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) - the world's largest business travel association - held its European Town Hall today to discuss its annual BTI™ Outlook with a focus on Europe. Europe comprised 27% of global business travel in 2019, attributing $392 billion to the $1.43 trillion global busines travel…

Daily News Brief – February 16, 2021

Dave Hilfman’s Monday Memo to GBTA Members – Tuesday Edition
Stepping in to lead GBTA has offered me loads of insight into what’s required for an Association like ours to be successful. Especially in such challenging times, we’ve tried hard to listen to our members, whether your feedback focuses on educational offerings, the need for the latest best-practices information or…

Daily News Brief – February 12, 2021

GBTA and VDR to Host Joint Conference Reconnecting the Industry in Wiesbaden, 13-15 October
GBTA is delighted to announce its 2021 European Conference, in partnership with VDR. The joint European Conference which will take place this year in Wiesbaden, 13-15 October, bringing together the industry from across Europe and beyond. “VDR is delighted to be partnering with GBTA once again, to host Europe’s largest…

Daily News Brief – February 11, 2021

Less Than 1 Week Remains until GBTA’s All-New Virtual Event: Ready. Safe. Travel. Summit
Wednesday, February 17 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST GBTA’s Ready. Safe. Travel. (RST) advocacy campaign premiered in November 2020 as the Association’s effort to unite the global business travel industry and drive momentum toward a full recovery. The Ready. Safe. Travel. Summit’s purpose is to educate and prepare…

Daily News Brief – February 10, 2021

Pick Up Remains Low but Appetite for Travel Is Returning
The latest edition of the Pulse Report, which tracks data for the month of January, shows that despite the ongoing worldwide COVID vaccine roll-outs, the majority of markets are continuing to feel serious effects of uncertainty amongst travelers. This is particularly true in Europe, where various lockdowns in several countries…
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