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GBTA Urges for Enhanced Transatlantic Cooperation to Restore Safe Travels

Harmonised health protocols and coordinated contact-tracing technologies can prevent further outbreaks
Brussels — GBTA, the Global Business Travel Association, reiterates the importance of cooperation between the EU, Canada and the US to restore safe travels and reboot the economy. GBTA is urging the European Commission, EU governments, Ottawa, and the White House to pursue talks to find a resolution for transatlantic…

56% Travel Buyers Have Revised Their Travel Policy in Light of COVID-19

As recovery continues companies look to safeguard employee health and safety
Alexandria, VA – As signs of recovery continue in the business travel sector, travel procurement professionals are prioritizing the health and safety of employees according to a new poll released today by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). Over half of travel buyers report their company has changed its travel…

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…

STRUGGLING TO GET LEADERSHIP SUPPORT TO IMPLEMENT OR IMPROVE A TRAVEL RISK MANAGEMENT (TRM) PROGRAM? – TRY THIS!

As the person responsible for your organization’s Travel Program, you may be in a very typical situation trying to get leadership to talk about or focus on travel risk and implementing a process to mitigate travel risk. Typically, you are aware there is a need for an end-to-end travel risk…

What Are Companies Doing to Educate and Protect Female Employees Traveling Alone?

Women traveling alone face all the usual frustrations that regular people do: plane delays, fatigue, difficulty finding healthy food. But they can come up against other greater risks: sexual harassment or assault, gender-specific health problems, or kidnapping, to name a few. The number of female business travelers has increased over…
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