GBTA Foundation, Project ICARUS Congratulates InterContinental Hotels Group on Receipt of a Second Sustainability Gold Medal

Alexandria, VA (March 2, 2015) —The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), and Project ICARUS are proud to announce InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) as a recipient of the prestigious Project ICARUS Sustainability Gold Medal. Gold Medals recognize travel and meeting industry companies…

GBTA Severely Disappointed in Congress’ Failure to Fully Fund DHS

Stop Gap Measure Provides Only One More Week of Funding
Alexandria, VA (February 28, 2015) – Last night, Congress passed a bill that provides one more week of funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) when legislators will again attempt to pass a full-year funding bill. The statement below can be attributed to Michael W. McCormick, Executive Director and…

Week in Review

Skift interviewed GBTA’s Mike McCormick this week about the potential hit to the economy if the DHS funding bill doesn’t pass. “It means longer lines, disruption, and a risk of business travelers canceling trips,” McCormick said. Associations Now also weighed in on the potential for dire effects of a Homeland Security shutdown. GBTA often talks

GBTA Supports DOC, DHS Plan to Improve Inbound Air Travelers’ Experience

Last May, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum calling on the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security to establish a national goal and airport-specific action plans at our largest airports to enhance the arrivals process for international travelers to the United States. On Friday, DOC and DHS delivered on the next step in improving the

GBTA назначила первого регионального директора в России

Международная Ассоциация Делового Туризма назначила Татьяну Широкову на должность регионального директора в России. Это первое назначение Ассоциации на российском рынке, куда она вышла в 2013 году.   «С момента своего основания 2 года назад, позиции GBTA Russia на рынке постоянно укреплялись.  Назначение регионального директора стало для нас логичным шагом, так…

GBTA Supports DOC, DHS Plan to Improve Inbound Air Travelers’ Experience

Initiatives Underscore the Importance of International Travel to the US Economy and Highlight the Critical Need to Maintain DHS Funding
Alexandria, VA (February 13, 2015) – Responding to the Department of Commerce (DOC) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) report, “Supporting Travel and Tourism to Grow Our Economy and Create More Jobs: A National Goal on the International Arrivals Process and Airport-Specific Action Plans,” Michael W. McCormick, Executive Director and…
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