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Lessons from International CES

International Consumer Electronics Show executive shares trends, lessons and advice from CES 2021 and 2022
Everyone across the business travel industry is now talking about continued, and hopefully accelerated, recovery as we move through the pandemic. Meetings, events and conferences are a critical part of our industry. But they are also areas that have been significantly impacted by the pandemic, essentially putting the brakes on…

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Getting Back Out And About 
Last week I joined GBTA’s VP of Government Relations, Shane Downey, for an event in Washington, D.C. featuring U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen, Chair of the Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade and Export Promotion. We were able to grab a few minutes with Senator Rosen to talk more about the proposed omnibus bill -- the Travel and Tourism Act, aka the “TourBus” aimed at helping the industry recover from the…

Spotlight on Mary Kohler, 2021 WINiT Top 50 Women in Travel Recipient

As Sr. Director, Global Client Group, Mary leads a global client team, providing global integrated solutions both on-line and off-line to help Fortune 500 companies manage and optimize their travel investment through consultation on process and purchasing savings, innovative solutions and traveler experience. Mary possesses thirty years of successful management…

Daily News Brief – March 29, 2021

GBTA Statement Against US Violence Towards Asian Communities
GBTA condemns the recent increase in hate crimes against Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and other Asian Americans in the United States. GBTA believes strongly in diversity, equity and inclusion. Actions that fly in the face of such principles and that rise to the level of open hatred, criminal violence and harassment…

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 – November 6, 2020

Join GBTA’s Dave Hilfman and Cvent’s Reggie Aggarwal as they Kick Off the GBTA Collaboratory Meetings & Events Week
Virtual, In-Person, Hybrid: What’s Next for the Meetings Industry? Monday, November 9 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST Meetings and events have been a major part of the business travel industry for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic has all but eliminated in-person events for most of 2020. While an overwhelming…

Daily News Brief – October 20, 2020

TSA Administrator Shares Insights with the World’s Largest Business Travel Association
TSA Administrator Shares Insights with the World’s Largest Business Travel Association The steps TSA is taking to ensure a safe, secure return to travel For the eighth week of its Collaboratory 2020 series, GBTA’s Interim Executive Director, Dave Hilfman, hosted David Pekoske, Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for…

Daily News Brief – October 7, 2020

Global Business Travel Association: Administration, Congressional Leaders Must Continue Stimulus Package Negotiations Or Jobs, Economy Will Suffer Greatly
GBTA Urges Leaders on Both Sides of the Aisle to Stop Playing Politics, Immediately Resume Talks to Save One of the U.S. Economy’s True Employment, GDP Drivers GBTA expressed deep concern today over the breakdown of COVID-19 supplemental funding discussions between the White House and Congress. The global pandemic has…

Daily News Brief – September 28, 2020

Dave Hilfman’s Monday Memo to GBTA Members
Dave Hilfman’s Monday Memo to GBTA Members Around the world, we continue to see sobering statistics about spikes in COVID-19 infections. This unwelcome news and its downward economic impact on global business travel underscores the need for governments of all nations to provide more help and resources for our members and…
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