U.S. Travel & Tourism Advisory Board At Work

This week, I participated in a Board meeting for the U.S. Travel & Tourism Advisory Board (TTAB).  As you may remember, I was appointed to serve on the TTAB on behalf of GBTA earlier this year.  During the meeting, four subcommittees made recommendations to the Board based on our last few months of research and

Week In Review

It was a big week for business travel in Europe as GBTA along with German business travel buyer association VDR kicked off Europe’s largest business travel conference in Berlin. The GBTA Foundation released the results of its semi-annual Western Europe business travel forecast there predicting 4.9 percent growth in business travel spending in 2014 followed

Technology is Transforming the Role of Travel Managers

Last week, the GBTA Foundation released a study that showed technology is poised to transform the role of Travel Managers within the next three to five years. Currently, Travel Managers find that tactical tasks – managing vendor relationships, developing and monitoring programs and policies, etc. – dominate their current responsibilities. Thanks in part to technology

Week In Review

The Week in Review keeps you up-to-date on the latest business travel news. We had some technical difficulties on Friday, but we’re back today with the latest in business travel news. Check back again this Friday for another wrap-up. The U.S. tightened security requirements for travelers from Europe and Asia on Monday. According to Reuters, visitors

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