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Hello everyone –   Nothing is more important in our industry than restarting business travel safely on an international basis. So, with the G7 face to face meeting concluding last weekend, I wanted to let you know of GBTA’s active pursuit these past several days to strongly encourage these and…

Check in with Suzanne

Hello everyone –   So much is happening in the thawing of COVID-frozen borders – I’d like to focus on Europe this week. The EU Council and Parliament recently agreed to introduce “EU digital Covid certificates” to facilitate free movement across Europe beginning July 1. As news from the EU…

Check-in with Suzanne

Hello everyone, The question I get asked most these days is: “How are things in NYC?” It’s where I live and walk and work – and well, I’m usually just sticking around in my own neighborhood. But last weekend I got out for a 21-mile e-bike ride around Manhattan –…

Check-in with Suzanne

Hello Everyone, With the successful passage of Set One of the GBTA Bylaw changes, voting for Set Two of Bylaw changes is underway now through May 21. Members previously categorized as “Direct,” “Allied” or “Indirect” are now all classified as “Active Members” and for the first time, all Active Members…

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Hello Everyone, As we crossed into the month of May this past weekend, we’re now firmly into the heart of our industry’s – and association’s – building-back period. The Votes are in! For GBTA Bylaw Set 1, that is. Direct Members voted in record numbers and approved all 3 amendments…

Check-in with Suzanne

Hi Everyone, There’s so much going on as we prepare for the return of business travel – let me dive right in! According to breaking news, the Department of Homeland Security will extend the U.S. Real ID deadline beyond the October 1, 2021 date. GBTA has been pushing for an…

Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Supports Federal Budget Measures that Promote Re-Opening Borders –

Continues to Advocate for a Detailed Plan to Improve Post-Pandemic Recovery via Air Travel
April 20, 2021 Toronto, Ontario – 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 – supports the Government of Canada’s recent budget that directs over $800 million to increase safety and improve facilitation for…

Check-in with Suzanne

Hello again, everyone!   A week after we made the announcement to move Convention to November 17-19, I want to thank you for the outpouring of feedback and support – from Buyers, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Board members and from partners in several countries. I’d also like to send a shout-out to…
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