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Coronavirus is Decimating Entire Global Travel Industry; Travel Comes to a Halt Across the Globe

GBTA Asks Congress to Pass Responsible Measures to Support Industry
Alexandria, VA (March 23, 2020)— The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to punish the global business travel industry, with business travel coming almost to a halt across the globe, according to the latest research conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).  Almost every GBTA member company (96 percent) report they have…

New GBTA Research Shows Coronavirus Continues to Impact the Business Travel Industry

Alexandria, VA (March 10, 2020)—The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact the global business travel industry, with companies canceling meetings and instituting blanket business travel cancellations, according to the latest research conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). GBTA members routinely send their employees to meetings and events throughout the…

Survey Reveals Broad Sphere of Influence of Travel Departments Across Their Organizations

Alexandria, VA (November 20, 2019)—Travel managers widely collaborate with their corporate stakeholders, according to research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), in partnership with BCD Travel.  Most travel managers work together with stakeholders from finance/accounting (79 percent), human resources (66 percent), security/risk management (63 percent), C-level (61…

Business Travelers Sentiment Remains Strong With Most Frequent Travelers Wanting Even More Travel

Alexandria, VA (November 13, 2019)—Business travelers remain optimistic and sentiment remains strong despite economic headwinds in some parts of the world.  Senior-level business travelers including senior/executive management (74 percent) and directors (77 percent) agree the health of the economy is excellent, according to the second wave of research out today…

New Research Reveals Motivation and Outcomes for Traveler Satisfaction Programs

Only One in Five Organizations Have a Traveler Satisfaction Program in Place; However Results Include Policy Parameters That Aid In Tracking and Flexibility in Reimbursing Dining Expenses
Alexandria, VA (July 18, 2019) – One in five (21 percent) companies have traveler satisfaction programs in place, 29 percent are working on it and 50 percent do not have any plans to create one, according to new, first-of-its-kind research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in…

What are Business Travelers Looking for These Days in Terms of Hotel Stays?

Corporate travel buyers have more choices than ever for hotels to host their business travelers. The largest hotel companies in the world—including Marriott International, Hilton, Hyatt, Wyndham, and AccorHotels—have more properties than ever after acquiring new brands or creating their own. Business travel makes up a large bulk of a…
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