GBTA Strengthens Advisory Board in Latin America

New Regional Board Members Appointed
Mexico – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry has reinforced its presence in Latin America, announcing several new appointments to the LATAM Advisory Board, for the 2021 – 2023 period. The GBTA Advisory Boards are run by member volunteers, selected for…

Podcast: It’s SME Again – Play Ball!

Today's episode is coming to you from GBTA's Sports, Media and Entertainment Committee and focuses on sports travel- Major League Baseball (MLB) in particular — and features Tom Hamilton and Francine Sommers of the Cleveland Indians baseball team. Your hosts, Amy Thiessen and Greg Bell will give listeners behind the scenes,…

Check-in with Suzanne

Hello Everyone, Wow – it’s June! And with U.S. leisure travelers filling airports this past holiday weekend, and signs of European borders opening again soon for risk-mitigated travelers, at GBTA we are continuing to advocate for positive government approaches that support the recovery of safe business travel. Our May poll…

Check-in with Suzanne

Hello everyone, The question I get asked most these days is: “How are things in NYC?” It’s where I live and walk and work – and well, I’m usually just sticking around in my own neighborhood. But last weekend I got out for a 21-mile e-bike ride around Manhattan –…

Global Business Travel Association Welcomes Agreement Between the EU Council and Parliament

EU digital Covid certificates to facilitate free movement in Europe
Brussels – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, welcomes the agreement between the EU Council and EU Parliament to introduce an “EU digital Covid certificates” (formerly Digital Green Certificate) to facilitate free movement in Europe during the pandemic. The agreement comes following a meeting…

GBTA Welcomes Second Set of Changes to Bylaws

Changes to the Composition of the Board of Directors ahead of 2021 Elections
Alexandria, VA  – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, today announced further member-approved changes to the association bylaws, including a change to the composition of the GBTA Board. GBTA members believed the association needed to update its bylaws to reflect a growing global membership,…

Pivot to Virtual Meetings During Pandemic Leads to Significant Changes in the Future of Corporate Events

According to GBTA Research Study
Alexandria, Virginia – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association and a worldwide leader in education, research, networking, and advocacy for the industry, today publishes the findings from a study into organizations' corporate meetings and events strategy as a result of the pandemic. The study,…

GBTA Poll: Positive Signs for a Return to Business Travel

Optimism and Momentum Grow as Vaccine Roll-out Accelerates
Alexandria, VA - The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, has released the findings from its latest poll measuring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how GBTA buyer and procurement members are navigating the return to travel. The results from the 19th poll in…

Check-in with Suzanne

Hey everyone – I am watching with awe as our industry and association prepare organizations to send their travelers safely and responsibly back on the road again in the coming weeks as pandemic situations allow. We have continued with advocacy efforts to push for a smart and safe return of…
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