GBTA Convention 2015 Coming to Orlando: #Sharing

Registration Now Open for 2015 Event
Alexandria, VA (January 15, 2015) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – announced today registration is open for GBTA Convention 2015 in Orlando, Fla., July 25-29. The annual convention is the largest, most comprehensive annual gathering of business travel and meetings managers, meeting…

U.S. Business Travel Spending Projected to Top $310 Billion in 2015

GBTA Forecasts Favorable National Outlook, Despite Weakened Global Economic State
Alexandria, VA (January 13, 2015) – U.S. business travel ended 2014 on a high note, with record spending expected to reach $292.2 billion. The projection for 2015 also remains strong, as lower oil prices are expected to lead to increased consumer spending, boosting economic projects. This strong domestic economic news…

Week In Review

It was a week of brutal weather and cold in the United States and Canada that saw many parts of the two countries reach temperatures colder than Mars! Not surprisingly that meant flight cancellations as USA Today reported more than 930 cancelled flights in the U.S. on Tuesday. Looking to avoid delays and cancellations? Well,

Douglas Anderson to Chair GBTA Foundation Board

GBTA President Donna Kelliher Also Appoints New Allied, Direct Members
Alexandria, VA – January 7, 2015 – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) announced six new members for the 2015 Board of Trustees for the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of GBTA. Douglas Anderson, president and CEO of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, will take on the role of Foundation…

Week In Review

While it may have been a slow news week with the holidays, the week in review post is still here to keep you up to date on all the latest news in business travel. Hugo Martin of the LA Times reports that airline cancellations have already surpassed 162,000 this year — the most since the

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