U.S. Business Travel Volume Projected To Rise Over Next Two Years

GBTA Expects Lower Oil Prices and Increasing Demand to Take Industry to New Heights
Alexandria, VA (April 14, 2015) – U.S. business travel volume is expected to increase over the next two years, as the U.S. economy moves into higher gear. Meanwhile, lower oil prices are expected to allow more modest pricing growth in air travel, ground transportation and rental cars in 2015. Overall,…

2015 Global Business Travel Association Conference Celebrates Business in Motion

11th Annual Conference Brings Hot-Button Topics and Business Travel Solutions to Industry Forefront
Toronto (April 13, 2015) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the leading voice of the business travel industry in Canada, will host its 11th annual conference in Toronto from April 20-22, 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. With more than 500 attendees from across Canada and the United…

GBTA Announces First-Ever GBTA Convention 2015 Media Day

Alexandria, VA (April 9, 2015) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) today announced the organization’s first-ever GBTA Convention 2015 Media Day to be held Sunday, July 26. This kick-off event will feature back-to-back news announcements throughout the morning from top travel companies around the world. “We are excited to…

Week in Review

It’s no secret that the U.S. dollar is strong right now and USA Today reports this is helping spur overseas business travel. GBTA’s Joe Bates told reporter Nancy Trejos that we’re definitely seeing the impact of a stronger dollar as well as lower commodity prices, especially the lower cost of jet fuel and other goods

GBTA Joins Opposition to Proposed Airport Tax Hike

Strong Majority of Travel Buyers Oppose Increase
Alexandria, VA (March 25, 2015) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) today joined several traveler groups in support of Airlines for America’s (A4A) opposition to the proposed near doubling of the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) – or Airport Tax. The following statement can be attributed to Michael W. McCormick,…
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